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My iPhone Mini isn't getting this feature at all, but I don't really like the idea of showing the precise percentage anyway.
I didn't see this study when it first came out, very interesting. Yglesias says the whole situation reminds him "about how many voters become *less* supportive of criminal justice reform when you tell them about racial bias in the system."
I initially thought these were excerpts from a profile or interview of this person, but no, it's from a blog post they put online on purpose. @MarketUrbanism continues with a really great observation: "Less snarky observation: single-minded focus on which citizens are being helped will always backfire. Govts look out for everybody, or look out for the privileged. Those are the only two options."
Inflation down month over month, unemployment down, good stuff. More detail in the full thread if you're interested.
• Long thread investigating the discrepancy in China's trade surplus vs current account balance. Pretty dry though...