Interesting stuff

  1. Read: Sasha Baron Cohen took off his Borat mask to ask real questions about how social media is fomenting hate and attacks on others
  2. Read: 100 years ago, we knew about airborne viruses, then we forgot.
  3. Read: When will the Pandemic be over for society (for you)?
  4. Read: “Email is making us miserable” — just as “randomised win/lose” social media.
  5. Read: Persuading the unpersuadable (quite insightful)
  6. Listen: How the Russians used asymmetric methods to take over Crimea — and how that method will be used again in … Taiwan? Bulgaria? Where next?
  7. Read: Paul Krugman on MMT (wtf), bitcoin (bubble), and deficits (not relevant?)
  8. Listen: “Should universities be the leaders in educating people how to be more sustainable?” (I’m one of 2 guests.)
  9. Read: Stockholm’s basic income experiment has good results
  10. Read: “In Peterson’s view, the bill exposed the larger agenda of postmodernism, which he portrayed as an ideology that, in denying the existence of objective truth, “leaves its practitioners without an ethic.” (This is not how theorists of postmodernism define it, and if you have a few hours to spare, do ask one of them to explain.)”

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Author: David Zetland

I'm a political-economist from California who now lives in Amsterdam.

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