"Some people are like popcorn: they will only succeed when under heat or pressure."
— Charbel Tadros
His dear friend has died.
His own being has grown less.
When next will we talk?
The trees cast shadows
On the old school’s brick walls
Time present. Time past.
Or perhaps 1979: there are plenty of leftists — and obviously not just in Germany — who view The Lives of Others as a how-to guide for efficient government
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Jeremy Bearer-Friend (George Washington), Restoring Democracy Through Tax Policy:
Joseph Bankman (Stanford) presents Mr. Smith Gets an Education: Why it is so Hard to get Easy Tax Filing virtually at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Lily Batchelder and Daniel Shaviro:
How it works: Truly innovative businesses create value by unlocking economic potential where it was previously entirely untapped. Suburban restaurants never used to deliver meals, while vacationers wanting to stay in such areas had almost no good choices at all.
1 big thing: Small-town home runs Felix Salmon, Axios
‘The Real Looting in America Is the Walton Family’: GAO Report Details How Taxpayers Subsidize Cruel Low Wages of Corporate Giants
Taxpayer money subsidizes the looting of the Walton family. Why should one family reap billions while its workers can barely survive?
reporters and , joined by Nine colleague Joel Tozer, were recognised for their work on The Faceless Man series, a branch-stacking scandal within the Australian Labor Party that brought down three Victorian ministers.
Lifehacker: “In the time it takes you to watch the video above, you will probably receive 3-5 spam calls. Or at least it feels like that. Robocalls are hard to block because they 1) always come from a different number and 2) often come from your own area code, to make you think it’s someone you know. While you can’t block the spam numbers, and scammers are always figuring out new ways to get through the phone lines, there are still some things you can do to do limit the number of robocalls you receive. In iOS 13 or later, you can stop unknown numbers from ringing at all by selecting “silence unknown callers.” The call will go straight to your missed call, but will at least buy you some peace of mind. On many Android phones, you can open up your default caller ID and spam options and enable “filter spam calls,” “see caller and spam ID” and “verified numbers.”..
Muxh of the initial funding for COVID-19 vaccines originally arose from federally-funded research. Socialize costs, privatize profits
Waste Watch: Carbon Emissions to Increase in the UK from Waste Disposal; Yet Another Reason We Need To Cease Making So Much Plastic
Absent immediate and drastic action to limit plastics use, global emissions will increase as incineration is used for waste disposal.
Where do I get my tickets for that show?