May 10th 2022: Ghostwriting, Magnets, and Prediction Markets
Brian follows up, "It’s not like they’re busily passing Biden’s economic agenda or anything."
Yikes, this is not a good look for the ACLU. Is this kind of thing super common with nonprofits? Prokop goes on to speculate that it is, it seems like a big distraction from a nonprofit’s core mission, but I guess it’s hard to not chase money like that.
The description of this phenomenon from the Apollo astronauts is really something. I couldn’t find any good photos of it though.
The thread is quite short, here's video of the event. The magnets could potentially be used for fusion reactors, sounds pretty cool.
I really can't imagine how poorly things would be functioning if we didn't have 50 senators.
The prediction markets that actually get a ton of usage, (predictions for what the Fed will do), are unique in that there are many people with an economic need to participate.
• Even more details about Botswana's development, this time mostly in human development terms.