#DeirdreMcCloskey on #freetrade and the dichotomy between voluntary agreement and violent coercion — a nice little primer on #liberalism.
“‘Protecting jobs’ is a fool’s errand.”
Curious about that #EffectiveAltruism thing? (hint: you shoud!).
Learn about it directly from one of its “fathers”:
If it doesn’t have an open RSS feed so you can listen in any podcast clients, it is an audio show, not a podcast.
Spotify’s officially separating podcasts and music in premium users’ libraries https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/13/18663314/spotify-library-premium-user-update-podcast-music?utm_campaign=theverge&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
Today begins #MensHealthWeek ♂️
Contrary to popular (and politically correct) belief, the “system” is NOT one where public health, welfare policies and social norms benefit men and disadvantage women across the board — in many cases, the opposite is true.
Will it ever be non-controversial to be balanced and to distribute compassion fairly among the sexes? Here's one hoping so.
“Take the latest cloud-based downtime as a reminder that much of what you experience as the internet lives in servers owned by a handful of companies.”
This is what societal dementia looks like. It's an autoimmune disease that creates memory holes.
If you're in #Madrid, please please don't miss the #TetsuyaIshida exhibition. It's a marvel; they managed to get so many of his paintings. 石田徹也
Remember! Next week is #MensHealthWeek ♂️
One year streak on #Duolingo! 365 days uninterrupted 😄
This is chilling.
And incompatible with human rights and democracy.
#SurveillanceCapitalism is the corporate infrastructure for a new, global fascism. We must dismantle it and build alternative infrastructure that protects personhood and democracy before it’s too late. https://twitter.com/BenjaminBHerold/status/1134458843285676034
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