More Atlantic Monthly homilies about how authoritarian baddies fail in pandemic because they lie to their people & don’t value human life—not like us western liberal democracies cuz we’re transparent & we place high value on human life yadee yadee yadda https://t.co/wK8ntkAkrH
I’ve been reading several recent histories on economic equality in 19th century America. This literature mirrors the problems with today’s politics, avoiding debates over chartering, stock watering, railroad regulation, cartel behavior, tariffs, patents, fair trade, etc.
THREAD: Did the Covington Kid just score millions of dollars?
People won’t stop asking me about this headline, bullying me into writing this long explanation of why it’s obvious the suit against the Washington Post was settled for peanuts. So here goes.https://t.co/3UEqW9mSfw
When I interviewed Evo Morales in Mexico City last December – the month after he was forced under threats to leave Bolivia – he was very clear that he regarded what happened as what he called “a Lithium Coup.” It’s good Elon Musk is admitting this:https://t.co/DZVJHEwg4Whttps://t.co/FPmV0ALzqr
In case you think this paranoid New Cold War pathology is confined to the US, don’t worry: the junior partner of the US, as always, is earnestly copying if not lagging a bit behind: https://t.co/hPTl6IDNmq