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James Damore just filed a class action lawsuit against Google, saying it discriminates against white male conservatives (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Jan 2018  48 comments, latest 2 months ago
Anyone think this has a chance against Google? https://www.yahoo.com/news/jam #discrimination

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In defense of guns (tribunist.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 16 Jun 2016  66 comments, latest 2 years ago
There is a lot of emotions about gun controls, and I'm in favor of some level of gun control, and licenses requiring specific training to own guns. But we need...

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Cost of healthcare in France
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Sep 2016  38 comments, latest 2 years ago
1st person experience: - 1 doctor visit: 23 euros (This is a private doctor office. 1 day wait time to get an appointment. He did a test to diagnose an...

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Why Falling Home Prices Could Be a Good Thing (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Feb 2017  16 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/0 Cheaper home prices could add as much as $1.5 trillion a year to US economy. This may disregard some side effects (on consumption and banking), but this highlights how...

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The NYT defines white nationalism (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 12 Oct 2017  14 comments, latest 6 months ago
White Nationalism Is Destroying the Westhttps://www.nytimes.com/20 “It’s the great replacement,” his friend added, echoing the title of a 2010 book by the French writer Renaud Camus, which paints a dark...

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Of the stupidity of keynesian policies... (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Feb 2014  134 comments, latest 4 years ago
... And let me start by saying, by Keynesianism, I mean the current use of economic stimulus in the US and Japan for example. So in 2006 people in the...

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Why wages aren't growing? (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 29 Sep 2017  1 comment, latest 7 months ago
Watch so-called economists wonder why paychecks stay low: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/0 https://finance.yahoo.com/news https://www.bloomberg.com/news - Weak unions, - Commoditized jobs served by low skill employees - Disappearence of pensions- Rise of "temporary, flexible...

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Testimony in front of congress
by Heraclitusstudent on 10 Apr 2018  33 comments, latest 14 days ago
The usual cinema, where congressmen can look mad at something, and the witness can apologize and act humbly, before everything goes back exactly as it was before. Zucks will be...

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Free Speech and Islam: The Left Betrays the Most Vulnerable (quillette.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 May 2016  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://quillette.com/2016/05/0 No better evidence of this strain of illogical, muddled intolerance of free expression exists than the suspicion and ire regressive leftists reserve for former Muslims and Muslim reformers working...

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Rising house prices may be chiefly responsible for rising inequality (economist.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 Mar 2015  29 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.economist.com/news/ "Moreover, if housing is the biggest source of rising inequality, then the wealth tax Mr Piketty advocates is the wrong response. Policymakers should instead try to reduce the...

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Donald Trump finally went too far for Republicans (vox.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Feb 2016  42 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.vox.com/2016/2/14/1 "Trump said that invading Iraq was a disaster, that the country was misled into invading Iraq by the Bush administration, and that the claim that Bush kept the country...

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Trade message being felt: the theory doesn't work (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 15 Mar 2016  49 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03 "What seems most striking is that the angry working class — dismissed so often as myopic, unable to understand the economic trade-offs presented by trade — appears to have...

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Liberals' failure to talk honestly about Islam is responsible for the rise of Tr
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 Dec 2016  7 comments, latest a year ago
An other angle on the illiberal left.

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Idiocracy: Researchers say Western IQs dropped 14 points over last century (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Feb 2017  57 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.yahoo.com/news/blo "So why has there been such a steady drop? As UPI notes, previous research studies have found that women of higher intelligence tend to have fewer children on average,...

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Slaughterbots
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Nov 2017  15 comments, latest 5 months ago
In case you are not scared enough about the future: #future

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Apple is next US tech company to be destroyed by commoditisation (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 3 Sep 2015  18 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ A smart phone is an assemblage of commodity components and really cost about $60. No amount of marketing will allow a company to sell an item for $600 when...

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The future of Islam
by Heraclitusstudent on 18 Nov 2015  75 comments, latest 2 years ago
Good discussion here. On the one hand we will not convert 1+B of Muslims to atheism overnight. On the other liberals need to do more to call out evil and...

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The other problem in the fight against terrorism... (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 20 Nov 2015  Posted 2 years ago
The West’s denial regarding Saudi Arabia is striking: It salutes the theocracy as its ally but pretends not to notice that it is the world’s chief ideological sponsor of Islamist...

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Female teachers abusing male students (cbsnews.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 May 2016  8 comments, latest 2 years ago
Apparently not that rare... http://www.cbsnews.com/picture

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U.S. Will Track Secret Buyers of Luxury Real Estate (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Jan 2016  5 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01 It is the first time the federal government has required real estate companies to disclose names behind all-cash transactions, and it is likely to send shudders through the real...
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