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Favorite Rejects 2022-10-13
Singapore’s top former diplomat says China has made 3 FP mistakes. 1. Prematurely giving up ‘hide your strength & bide time approach 2. Believing their own propaganda that US’ decline is absolute 3. No limits partnership with Russia becoming a liability.
For use the next time a tankie claims that the majority of the world is with Russia.
BREAKING: 143 countries votes in favour of condemning Russia's annexation of 4 Ukrainian territories https://t.co/4OEPuUt8aP
Faytuks News Δ @Faytuks
This is a so much more pressing issue about the future of Twitter than 99% of the stuff the discourse has focused on.
Elon Musk suggests handing Taiwan over to the Chinese government, immediately gets tax break from the Chinese government. https://t.co/WZw9CIWn8r
Matt Stoller @matthewstoller
Some dads worry that they'll be at a higher risk for divorce if their wives make more than them. That was true for Baby Boomers but it was not true for couples who married in the 1990s.
Actual anti war protesters protest the invaders, not the people defending themselves. Yeah that applies for US invasions too. These people are imperialist apologists under a cowardly isolationist veil.
A vote for prop E is a vote for a failed housing element https://t.co/iEZgWKSysG
SF is at high risk of consequences due to its flagrant violations of state housing law. One big violation is SF’s chaotic/hyper-politicized permit process. Passing Prop D/rejecting Prop E will help SF come into compliance. If Prop D fails it’ll be all but impossible to comply.
Senator Scott Wiener @Scott_Wiener
When you run your own newsletter, you can pivot without warning into a discussion of land use regulation in the United Federation of Planets.
To boost Indian manufacturing, Modi is heavily courting Apple. This actually seems like a pretty smart strategy.
Here’s why the degrowth & lifestyle-change agenda won’t work as a climate solution, even on its own terms. In 2020, with much of the world living through lockdowns, carbon emissions globally fell by a grand total of 5.4% (1/2)
A federal “investigation” of Elon Musk does not mean that it is a criminal investigation. https://t.co/K6kAa7Mype
Breaking @TheTerminal - $TWTR claims in a court filing that @elonmusk is presently under investigation by federal authorities for his conduct in connection with the acquisition of Twitter
Ed Ludlow @EdLudlow