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The Techtopus: How Silicon Valley's most celebrated CEOs conspired to drive down 100,000 tech engineers' wages (pando.com)
by DASKAA on 18 Sep 2018  21 comments, latest 2 days ago
In early 2005, as demand for Silicon Valley engineers began booming, Apple's Steve Jobs sealed a secret and illegal pact with Google's Eric Schmidt to artificially push their workers wages...

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"Green power" my ass. (bbc.com)
by DASKAA on 11 Sep 2018  Posted 11 days ago
Where there was once a free-flowing river, home to a population of Danube salmon, now there are piles of rubble, broken pipes and a concrete wall blocking in the water.https://www.bbc.com/news...

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Visualizing Countries with the Highest Household Wealth (howmuch.net)
by DASKAA on 31 Aug 2018  29 comments, latest 20 days ago
We got our numbers directly from the OECD. Our visualization roughly corresponds to the geographic location of each country on the map—the U.S. is furthest “west” and Japan is...

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BART this morning.
by DASKAA on 30 Aug 2018  13 comments, latest 22 days ago
And the answer from the BART so-called "police":"We are currently prioritizing all of our calls for service. Unfortunately sleeping or laying across multiple seats is not a crime. If you...

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Oregon Grew More Cannabis Than Customers Can Smoke. Now Shops and Farmers Are Left With Mountains of Unwanted Bud. (wweek.com)
by DASKAA on 29 Aug 2018  10 comments, latest 23 days ago
In February, state officials announced that 1.1 million pounds of cannabis flower were logged in the state's database.If a million pounds sounds like a lot of pot, that's because it...

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Oldie but goodie: "Hollywood has the best moral compass, because it has compassion," Weinstein (articles.latimes.com)
by DASKAA on 16 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest 25 days ago
#crimeIn an interview, Weinstein said that people generally misunderstand what happened to Polanski at sentencing. He's not convinced public opinion is running against the filmmaker and dismisses the categorization of...

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How Can I Cure My White Guilt? (#fuckingidiots) (nytimes.com)
by DASKAA on 16 Aug 2018  47 comments, latest a month ago
Dear Sugars,I’m riddled with shame. White shame. This isn’t helpful to me or to anyone, especially people of color. I feel like there is no “me” outside of my white/upper...

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Noticed this in an online course.
by DASKAA on 17 Aug 2018  3 comments, latest a month ago

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This is what happens when police is forced into "non-letal" BS by BLM pressure.
by DASKAA on 2 Aug 2018  2 comments, latest 2 months ago
They should've pumped the fuck full of lead immediately after he refused to drop the knife (which used to be the SOP) instead of wasting time with stupid "beanbags".

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What to do about the hardcore homeless (marinatimes.com)
by DASKAA on 2 Aug 2018  7 comments, latest 2 months ago
Rick Shade is a fifth generation California avocado farmer, and he can’t find enough workers. Nearly half of U.S. farm laborers are undocumented immigrants, according to the Department of Labor,...

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MH17
by DASKAA on 9 Jul 2015  20 comments, latest 2 months ago
It's almost a year since the act of terror has been committed. The investigation is nearing its conclusion. Malaysia is asking for UN to set up an international tribunal to...

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Why do Academic Elitists Like Socialism?
by DASKAA on 10 Jul 2018  27 comments, latest 2 months ago

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Trump calls Merkel "Putin's little bitch" (reuters.com)
by DASKAA on 11 Jul 2018  10 comments, latest 2 months ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump launched a sharp public attack on Germany on Wednesday for supporting a Baltic Sea gas pipeline deal with Russia, saying Berlin had become...

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Now Even Swedes Are Questioning the Welfare State (bloombergquint.com)
by DASKAA on 26 Jun 2018  8 comments, latest 3 months ago
Paying some of the world’s highest income-tax rates has been the cornerstone of Scandinavia’s social contract, with the political consensus in Sweden to save money for when the economy is...

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"No one is illegal". Not even pedo sex traffickers, apparently. (twitter.com)
by DASKAA on 5 Jul 2018  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
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Democrats badly underestimated Trump (cnn.com)
by DASKAA on 29 Jun 2018  22 comments, latest 3 months ago
Democrats have a history of underestimating Republican presidents.Ronald Reagan, numerous Democrats originally thought, was a lightweight Hollywood actor with charisma and television appeal but not much more. George H.W. Bush,...

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Britain BUCKLES under (wait for it) 90F heat. (dailymail.co.uk)
by DASKAA on 27 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 3 months ago
Gritters and emergency 'action teams' have hit the streets of the country in a bid to stop the tar on motorways and vital access roads from melting away in the...

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Norway’s share of refugees plummets (newsinenglish.no)
by DASKAA on 26 Jun 2018  2 comments, latest 3 months ago
August 24, 2017Just two years after more than 30,000 refugees arrived in Norway, the country’s share of all asylum seekers in Europe has declined dramatically. Norway also ranks high in...

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Moving to US is a human right.
by DASKAA on 22 Jun 2018  13 comments, latest 3 months ago
According to the front-runner in Mexican presidential election Andreas Obrador. Here, right from the horse's mouth: Think about it, folks: a guy is running for President of Mexico on the...

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IQ Scores Are Falling in "Worrying" Reversal of 20th Century Intelligence Boom. Are we getting dumber? (sciencealert.com)
by DASKAA on 20 Jun 2018  33 comments, latest 3 months ago
A defining trend in human intelligence tests that saw people steadily obtaining higher IQ scores through the 20th century has abruptly ended, a new study shows.The Flynn effect – named...
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