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“This is Pearl Harbor. The whole country, and whole world, has to mobilize to do this. I remember when I was a kid…
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Just learned that black & Latinx WOMEN pay 80% of the bonds/bail in California. We know these are women & femmes w…
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Best prompt from Twitter in 2018: If you like what someone is doing, send them a note (email, DM, text, Slack) and…
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I have an idea!

Companies should onboard employees with an internal podcast. It would focus on:

- Company history…
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This clip turned out neat. Tobias is not just really good at making type, but also at giving insights into what typ…
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“Power really does concede nothing without a demand — not even a plan to make a plan to prevent the powerful’s own…
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This is an issue where formalistic liberalism always necessarily fails, because it's bound to come up against false…
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The response to racist remarks, for example, is not, "Why, my good sir, don't you see how you are invalidating Ame…
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Also if you buy the fascist position that the only appropriate way to push back on them is to debate th…
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The problem with debating racists, sexists, homophobes, transphobes, etc., is that debate is an invitation for them…
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The best career advice I’ve received is “assume nobody’s gonna help you; but nobody’s gonna stop you either.”
Hear…
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Favorite lost in translation story:

FDR + Churchill met in Casablanca in 1943. Secret Service worried the Germans…
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This is why I strongly recommend maintaining some piece of a writing practice (private journal, newsletter, whateve…
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Still laughing at The Economist saying Cubans are too poor and stupid to kill all their bees.
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When cynics say that old, large & complex systems are doomed to fail, remind them of airline industry safety. In 20…
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German chocolate cake is named for a guy named German. Baker’s chocolate is named for a guy named Ba…
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America's conservative movement closely mirrors the Russian movement that empowered Putin and the style of politics…
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Blessed are the peacemakers.

It does not say blessed are the peace keepers.

Peace making is an active choice to i…
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Writing advice: don't worry about who got what at the end of the year when you got yours. You did it. You made it o…
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About 5 years ago I worked in a restaurant and Ludacris came in, ordered spring rolls, and sent them back. When I a…
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“What if America is not a democracy dying, but one waiting to be born?

What would a midwife say?
Breathe, or we…
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Why should poor people of color around the world pay for the crimes of a handful of corporations le…
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100 corporations are responsible for 71% of global emissions.
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Reminder that George Zimmerman is out here getting paid appearance fees for killing a child.
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I’m very much enjoying liberals ignoring the fact that 100 companies are responsible for 70% of emissions and cheer…
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Things that give humans lots of anxiety but that routing algos think are just fine, actually: tight connections at…
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I pictured the Manhattan Project as a small secret startup during the war

A group of wily scientists smashing uran…
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Millennial politics 101:

💰 White House coziness with Wall St. + TPP ➡️ Occupy + FightFor15
🎓 Mass deportations und…
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conservatives: everyone should die

leftists: everyone should live

liberals: if you work 80 hours a week, you shou…
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really liked what Gadsby had to say today about how "good men" shift the boundaries of what falls into the "bad men…
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Rich people don't "provide jobs", they divert labor from fulfilling socially useful tasks, in order to fulfill what…
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Every time someone delivers a eulogy for an American statesman in the age of Trump, it sounds like they are attacki…
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1) Gerrymander districts so Democrats can never control the state legislature.
2) Strip power from the elected offi…
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"There's a movement, particularly among the young, to hate the past and eradicate anything they find objectionable.…
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George H.W. Bush leaves mixed record on race, civil rights
Cool to see USA Today quoting my thread for this piece.
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2/ The Magic Question: "What would need to be true for you to...X?"
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Let's be clear about what the science is telling us: If the 2020 choice is between climate denier Trump and a corpo…
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every biography of every artist should have to include a detailed account of whether they had to negotiate childcar…
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The Loneliness of Tim Scott or how nearly the entire Republican mainstream, including its intellectual class, has e…
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"The act of invention may simply be making conscious, explicit, and regular what has been done for a consi…
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A high leverage pattern I see over and over again: designing processes/tools/etc such that they capture implicit kn…
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Actually, we have for-profit “death panels” now: they are companies + boards saying you’re on your own bc they won’…
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This is an amazing thread.
15 days ago
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Shit customer service at giant companies (who remain giant) is a good proxy for a large moat.
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If you can't write, make an outline
If you can't outline, make a list
If you can't list, summarize sources
If you c…
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This is bullshit. He and every other conservative knows it is bullshit but they've been aimed to "liberal media" so…
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And if you're interested, check out my book, which explores head shops and drug paraphernalia as a forgotten early…
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Other surprise by Koch: Swash caps for Kabel Light.
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This is a major part of Bush’s legacy. It’s what his War on Drugs did to just one person. But it shows the human co…
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President George Bush wanted to show America what crack cocaine looked like at his first Oval Office address on Sep…
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Julie Beck observes:

“If we talk about all the unpaid labor women do in the home as ‘emotional labor,’ we’re insin…
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The US has dropped more munitions in 2018 in Afghanistan than it has in any year in over a decade, including more m…
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The conflation of hazing, which is always abuse, with discipline is a serious problem that can never go unchallenge…
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Here’s a fact for you this fine Friday: the two economic analyses of Sanders’ single-payer bill now in existence —…
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If you were wondering, this is what a complete moral collapse looks like:

Minister said "students don’t learn anyt…
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I don't think the political world has any idea how powerful the youth climate movement is becoming.

School strikes…
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On the gaspipe lettering style: “This was one of the rare moments in history when sign painting and type design act…
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“I had sexual intercourse with Dershowitz at least six times,’’ Roberts wrote in the 2015 court affidavit. “The fir…
17 days ago
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Um.

Um.

He voted for a $1.5T deficit-financed tax cut.

Um.
17 days ago
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This is the best pedagogical use of a Twitter thread I can recall: fascinating content, so clearly presented.
18 days ago
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I’ve been in book publishing for almost a decade, and I keep learning all kinds of things from ’s newslette…
18 days ago
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Do NOT be afraid to ask people you love to bang the drum for you. I was weird and shy about that and I regret…
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hear me out: maybe white evangelicalism is more of a cultural identity than a moral framework
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More seriously: The best author-driven PR efforts that I have seen involve making a Facebook group (not page!…
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Okay I need to start planning book marketing stuff so tell me, what is one thing you wished you knew about selling…
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I was asked both before and during the conference whether I would be posting my talks on Twitter; With such…
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Trump on climate change: “One of the problems that a lot of people like myself, we have very high levels of intelli…
19 days ago
Jerry Saltz: How to Be an Artist
Get it: 's 33 rules for being an artist
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Writing falls into 3 buckets:

1. Trivial things that everybody knows.

2. Things that everybody knows, but you hav…
20 days ago
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Bleg: What's been the most influential economics paper released or published this year? ("Influence" measured howev…
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So many academics fret and fuss over issues of voice in their writing. I'm just going to tell them all to read Andr…
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“My world was no bigger than a couple of blocks up until high school. Really no bigger than a few blocks. And that’…
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The academy loves overachievers. It demands them. And uses shame and guilt to keep them that way.

That's how it de…
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This is why there is laughter in my classroom. Theological education is an act of hope. It resists despair.
22 days ago
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I’m fine being called a bull in a china shop, because politics that answers to special interests more than the Amer…
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REPORTER: Mr. President, what are you most thankful for?

TRUMP: "For having a great family & for having made a tre…
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it turns out that no matter how often you explain that misogyny is a system that upholds patriarchy by punishing wo…
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So. The president is too afraid to visit deployed troops and his holiday call to them devolved into a political ran…
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Hi I just want to remind everyone that the difference between 1.5 vs. 2 degrees of warming is basically 'timid' vs.…
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How to widen your career moat:

Once you have specialized skills, advertise them by sharing your ideas.

Books. Blo…
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