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(At current exchange rates, this part-time clerk making $18.87 is out-earning the median UK worker, who makes £14.77/$18.07 per hour)
America is the best place to live in the world: https://t.co/WvhaedUCxe
Stinson Dean🌲 @LumberTrading
The White House seems to have a pretty sophisticated idea of what twitter is good for (message coordination and dogpiling journalists when they say stuff you don’t like so they won’t do it again)
Musk's behavior here is vile.
@elizableu Looks like Yoel is arguing in favor of children being able to access adult Internet services in his PhD thesis: https://t.co/1NiBohjhMQ
Elon Musk @elonmusk
Would really like to see someone on the right take seriously: (1) Musk's unwillingness to criticize China (2) His clear and totally reasonable financial motives (3) The implications of that for his stewardship of the platform slowboring.com/p/elon-musks-b…
@elonmusk @CrystalHope1979 @catturd2 What are your thoughts on China's approach to Covid policy?
Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias
Great piece and this is so true. Proponents of degrowth make a few good points, but it's a terrible slogan. How do think you're going to convince people? 'Vote for me and you'll get less!' The Left should be the party of more, of progress, of innovation. theatlantic.com/magazine/archi…
But even if you really really really really hate liberals — no matter how much you hate masks or singular they/them pronouns or whatever else — it's a problem to have "the global town square" run by a man who prioritizes Xi Jinping's good will and conservatives should admit it.
Always find it funny when members of Congress are grumpy that they have to be working during their recess/so close to the holidays. They might as well all dress up in hot dog costumes, because the call is coming from inside the house
Note: To a certain degree we are already living in an age of electricity abundance. Here is the price of electricity divided by median personal income.
I think it was always Vladimir Putin, right?
JUST IN: Elon Musk is no longer the richest person in the world, per CNBC.