Favorite Rejects 2023-02-09 pt2
Fukuyama's thesis has been so overwhelmingly vindicated that contemporary people have trouble understanding that at the time he wrote the book he was making a non-obvious point, and his critics latch onto side issues rather than the core thesis.
Struck by how much of the anti-Fukuyama argument here is about how liberal democracies fail to live up to their own values. But the lack of a credible ideological alternative to liberal democracy—Fukuyama's whole point—is taken for granted! https://t.co/3fBE0i98ZD
Ned Resnikoff @resnikoff
The State Department will rollout a pilot program later this year for stateside visa renewals for temporary visa holders
What’s keeping you from finding love? New data show when it comes to dating dealbreakers, the only things less desirable than being a Trump supporter are smoking, unemployment, or long distance. ’s research identifies least appealing traits for potential partners👇
“students who want this work censored don’t use the language of religious fundamentalism or blasphemy — although that is what they are, and that is what they are objecting to — but rather the language of social justice, therapy, and DEI initiatives.”
Good overview from Nature on T cell therapies. The ability to engineer T cells is transforming the treatment of cancer and will soon impact other fields of medicine. More than 500 clinical trials are under way and adjacent approaches are moving to clinic. nature.com/articles/d4158…
We’re all trying to find the guy that made him NRSC chair.
Yowza — McConnell, to KY radio guy Terry Meiners, absolutely knifes Rick Scott on his 12-point plan: “This is a bad idea. I think it will be a challenge for him to deal with this in his own reelection in Florida, a state with more elderly people than any other state in America.”
Seung Min Kim @seungminkim