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Favorite Rejects 2023-01-08
All of the Wolf Warrior diplomats and Chinese state media guys should hang this quote on their walls
Malthusian intuitions are deeply rooted in part because they correctly describe the majority of human history. eml.berkeley.edu/~jsteinsson/te…
That “supply” has been branded as a “libertarian” concept by a faction of the modern left would have Soviet economists (not even to mention Marx) ripping out their eyeballs. https://t.co/ksht7H7GN4
@PippengerHarlo Another way of looking at this, housing is a political vehicle for libertarians seeking to sustain an economic school of thought that is otherwise going out of favor. I suspect as housing markets become increasingly concentrated, the failure of that thinking will be more obvious.
Lee Hepner @LeeHepner
U.S. has more construction jobs than at any time in ihistory: 7.777 million. We surpassed the prior record from Apr 2006, 7.726 million, in Oct and have set new records each month since.
I'm still bothered by this story about the adjunct who got fired for showing a picture of Muhammad in a global art history class. (The picture was by a Persian Muslim in the 14th century.)
In 80s sci-fi anime there's often a giant ominous tower that looms over Tokyo, and I'm glad that Tokyo is finally building some of these.
Thinking of enrolling in some courses that might qualify me for some kind of geriatric care position that pays more than minimum wage.