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Nah, if China's going to arm Russia, conquer Taiwan, take over the South China Sea, steal all our tech, and build up its military with the explicitly stated purpose of fighting us, then they are in a Cold War mentality and there's nothing we can do to stop that.
the U.S should get out of the Cold War mentality- China is a really diverse place with lot's of regional variation. Although it is hard to reconcile with the central government- there is still plenty of opportunity for commerce between the two countries.
Daniel Larson 蓝丹烨 @daniel_s_larson
Massive cultural shift: superstar Democratic congresswomen describes how she safely visited a triple-meltdown site in Japan. She further describes French nuclear waste recycling as a good thing. She has 9 million followers, many of whom are young women. This is wild:
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These AI bots remain a reflection of us refracted through the Internet. 🤖 500ish.com/from-samantha-…
You can’t effectively reckon with the past if you don’t believe in the future. If you rightly think that Abu Ghraib was horrible, you should have something to say about the countless Abu Ghraibs that Russia has created, not turn away and shrug.
🧵 Noah has a good piece here: China directly arming Russia changes not just the complexion of this war but the broader geopolitical landscape in ways we probably can’t fully grasp yet. In the short-term it almost certainly moves the EU into the “anti-China” camp https://t.co/5hAmuEzCye
China's decision to send lethal aid to Russia is ominous for several reasons. First, it means the Ukraine war is now a true proxy war - and one that the West is ill-equipped to win. Second, it means China's ambitions aren't really on pause. https://t.co/ZKx29Hvvam
Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦 @Noahpinion
this is just God-tier political framing for a red state audience. incredible https://t.co/PfhYK0uIK8
SB 323 reverses strict California-Style zoning practices by broadly restoring the right of landowners to build middle density starter homes like duplexes and triplexes in existing urban areas. Learn more: https://t.co/C51wdavMwX @Cotton_MT #mtleg #mtpol https://t.co/KY3myvCtoL
Frontier Institute @FrontierMontana