Favorites July 6th 2022
Apparently 40 members of his staff resigned in the last two days? Seems like a lot. Here's Vox's explainer if you're interested. Now we're all rubbernecking the UK's political car crash. Many jokes have been made, wtf is a 'Leveling Up Secretary"
Smith: "Ukraine isn't the only country actively fighting the forces of fascism"
It's not been the biggest news, but almost all liberal/progressive Democrats at the national level have come out against Exclusionary Zoning. Here's a thread with examples.
• Short thread about success in US manufacturing, "construction of new manufacturing facilities in the US has soared 116% over the past year"
• Not quite a thread, but here are graphs of grain prices, container freight prices, copper. All down, Noah Smith says this is evidence that we're reaching disinflation, a decrease in the rate of inflation, which is good.
• Thread about how Ukraine's new artillery can hit Russian supply depots 100km from the front, and how that impacts Russia's rail-focused logistics.
• Thread further detailing the Russian logistic situation focusing on the lack of mechanized pallet unloading.