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My piece this week explores how a patchwork of Asian economies from Hokkaido to Gujarat stacks up as an alternative to China for global manufacturers. Whether it works in practice is a test of both cross-border business and a nascent geopolitical order. economist.com/business/2023/…
BREAKING: The Biden administration announced a policy Tuesday that would limit asylum access to immigrants who cross into the U.S. without authorization and fail to apply for protections on the way to the southern border with Mexico.
Moldova’s Prime Minister Dorin Recean confirmed that Moldovan security forces have discovered a plot by Russia to seize the international airport in the capital city of Chișinău that the RuAF would then use to ferry Russian soldiers into the country
What happens when physicians face new competition from expanded scope of practice for nurse-practitioners? Physicians hand out more prescriptions for addictive painkillers and for combo prescriptions of opioids opioids and benzodiazepines. 😬😬😬 nber.org/papers/w30889
"Mohsen insisted that he and other religious Iranians “are fed up with our religion [being] damaged by the establishment, and we do not want our Shiite ceremonies to be seen as a propaganda tool and representative of the establishment.”
Our latest quantum milestone, in today: for the 1st time ever, has experimentally demonstrated that it's possible to reduce errors by increasing the # of qubits, bringing us a step closer to large-scale quantum computers.
If "people who care a lot about politics" tend to break your way, then you get really focused on information as a virtue (Limbaugh used to complain about low-information Obama voters) whereas if it goes the other way you become romantic about mobilization and turnout.
Impressive details of the Chinese balloon from above, in the full resolution image taken by an U2, just released.
When Roe was overturned and Rs started facing fallout, they had three options: 1) cross fingers/ ride it out 2) moderate on abortion 3) find an issue that the base likes, but is more popular than full abortion bans Looks like they're going for 3) New: washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/…
Social Media is a Major Cause of the Mental Illness Epidemic in Teen Girls. Here’s the Evidence., by
alright, we're officially living in the future 🤯 this app that lets you relive your memories in VR is just *incredible*