Fri, 09 Apr 2021

Southwest Kicked A Two Year Old Off A Flight Over Masks. A Pilot Flew The Family For Free

https://viewfromthewing.com/southwest-kicked-a-two-year-old-off-a-flight-over-masks-a-pilot-flew-the-family-for-free/

Netflix's U.S. Top 10 for Q1 Shows Importance of Licensed Content for Streamers

https://morningconsult.com/2021/04/08/netflix-top-10-licensed-original-films/?mkt_tok=ODUwLVRBQS01MTEAAAF8UnnCFIWfHa7rQir2pKAsGuQzz_BA7zyNO811dcoxfxEn2dhr6SSwSQUg7ochGuIsl3Yq3DTGsYDUPc09xc1tyy63eM-h4z-loiId8hLzrQ

Thu, 08 Apr 2021

The Pendulum Always Swings Back

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2021/04/07/biden-covid-response-fourth-wave/?utm_campaign=wp_post_most&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_most&carta-url=https%3A%2F%2Fs2.washingtonpost.com%2Fcar-ln-tr%2F31c208d%2F606dd94e9d2fda1e56e5e9

Wed, 07 Apr 2021

I say that's a steal, VSCO girls

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/02/technology/pinterest-vsco.html?utm_source=morning_brew

The case against the EU vaccine passport

by @wirtzbill for @brussels_report

https://www.brusselsreport.eu/2021/04/07/the-case-against-the-eu-vaccine-passport/

Le marché légal du cannabis en Europe devrait atteindre 3,2 milliards d'euros d'ici 2025

https://www.newsweed.fr/marche-legal-cannabis-europe-2025/?goal=0_8cdbaf977b-34daec1417-157078195&mc_cid=34daec1417

Tue, 06 Apr 2021

Throwing Away Drug Patents Won't Cure Anything

https://insidesources.com/throwing-away-drug-patents-wont-cure-anything/

Ron DeSantis Has All the Right Enemies

https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/04/ron-desantis-has-all-the-right-enemies/?taid=606c5505c8c94b00018576fb&utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

No bailouts

https://viewfromthewing.com/massive-new-bailout-of-air-france-including-funds-from-china/

Leave Walgreens Alone. They're Doing a Better Job Than the FDA and the CDC.

https://reason.com/2021/04/06/leave-walgreens-alone-theyre-doing-a-better-job-than-the-fda-and-the-cdc/
Link Source: Reason.com

U don't say

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/04/04/cares-act-oversight-spending/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

Fri, 02 Apr 2021

Nuclear should be considered part of clean energy standard, White House says

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/04/nuclear-should-be-considered-part-of-clean-energy-standard-white-house-says/

Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Are you telling me...

that the WHO dropped the ball and sang China's tune?

https://www.wsj.com/articles/countries-call-for-pact-to-improve-response-to-next-pandemic-11617100287?mod=djemwhatsnews

It’s time for Canada to focus on expanding our population

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-its-time-for-canada-to-focus-on-expanding-our-population/?cmpid=rss&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

White People Don't Have a Monopoly on Hatred - Common Sense with Bari Weiss

https://bariweiss.substack.com/p/white-people-dont-have-a-monopoly

Mass shootings aren't growing more common – and evidence contradicts common stereotypes about the killers

by @CJFerguson1111

https://theconversation.com/mass-shootings-arent-growing-more-common-and-evidence-contradicts-common-stereotypes-about-the-killers-121471

CDC Director Makes False Claim About Travel Causing Virus Spread

https://viewfromthewing.com/cdc-director-makes-false-claim-about-travel-causing-virus-spread/

I like this idea. Mix and match, choose-as-you-wish, consumer choice in vaccines

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/30/health/coronavirus-vaccine-astrazeneca-pfizer.html

Tue, 30 Mar 2021

Wiens Hauptbahnhof gehört zu den besten Bahnhöfen Europas

von @consumerchoicec :)

https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000125395538/der-wiener-hauptbahnhof-gehoert-zu-den-besten-bahnhoefen-europas

Mon, 29 Mar 2021

"The goal is to make foreign industry more dependent on China’s supply chain and China’s huge consumer market"

https://brunomacaes.substack.com/p/a-speech-by-xi-jinping?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMDUxOTU3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjozNDUwMDQ3NCwiXyI6IjZNK1krIiwiaWF0IjoxNjE3MDU0NjM3LCJleHAiOjE2MTcwNTgyMzcsImlzcyI6InB1Yi03NjE2OCIsInN1YiI6InBvc3QtcmVhY3Rpb24ifQ.KB9gJSbVaN9jErKgP3Se6xzd

Thu, 25 Mar 2021

Sen. Tammy Duckworth says she'll vote no on Biden nominees until White House taps Asian candidates

https://theweek.com/speedreads/973626/sen-tammy-duckworth-says-shell-vote-no-biden-nominees-until-white-house-taps-asian-candidates

Wed, 24 Mar 2021

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg suggests changes to key shield ahead of House hearing

https://www.axios.com/zuckerberg-facebook-section-230-shield-liability-ac9cfb3d-c98d-473b-b80a-722c79e68568.html

'Remember the Internet': An Encyclopedia of Online Life

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2021/03/remember-the-internet/618350/

State attorneys general literally want Facebook and Twitter to become private governments and enforce speech codes

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/03/24/facebook-twitter-attorney-generals/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

State attorneys general demand literally want Facebook and Twitter to become governments and enforce speech codes

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/03/24/facebook-twitter-attorney-generals/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

How stalling growth hurts the planet

https://www.axios.com/degrowth-economic-growth-climate-change-pandemic-774933af-9209-4b74-89fb-b4a783a87305.html

Who needs overzealous politicians when you can have late-night TV comedians peddling the same stuff?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/24/arts/television/stephen-colbert-boulder-shooting.html

Mon, 22 Mar 2021

India Bitcoin Ban Would Be a Terrible Idea

https://www.bloombergquint.com/opinion/bitcoin-ban-proposed-in-india-is-a-bad-idea

It helps to be in the right place at the right time, willing to take a risk. A hero for the modern age!

https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/how-beeple-crashed-the-art-world?utm_source=nl&utm_brand=tny&utm_mailing=TNY_Daily_032221&utm_campaign=aud-dev&utm_medium=email&bxid=5bd66fd02ddf9c6194389d0a&cndid=22300418&hasha=268e3cc9cd4f93e81125ff99

Thanks for this, @garyleff

https://viewfromthewing.com/youre-vaccinated-your-kids-arent-can-you-travel/

Len Sassaman and Satoshi: a Cypherpunk history

https://leung-btc.medium.com/len-sassaman-and-satoshi-e483c85c2b10

“Your 9-Year-Old Is Already Basically a Vaccinated Adult”

How families should think about risk in the final act of the pandemic

https://slate.com/human-interest/2021/03/children-and-covid-transmission-your-child-is-basically-a-vaccinated-adult.html

Thu, 18 Mar 2021

More competition and innovation in health policy, thank you!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/03/17/amazon-healthcare-service-care-expansion/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

2 parts innovation, 1 part global pandemic, and who knows what else. The market has an incredible way of changing the world, if only we let it

https://www.wsj.com/articles/never-mind-peak-oil-global-forecaster-calls-peak-gasoline-11615988228?mod=hp_lead_pos3&utm_source=morning_brew

Border Control: Matter of Will | National Review

https://www.nationalreview.com/the-tuesday/we-can-control-our-southern-border-so-why-dont-we/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=TUE_20210316&utm_term=Tuesday-Smart

Wed, 17 Mar 2021

The precautionary principle kills - spiked

https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/03/15/the-precautionary-principle-kills/

Anthony Fauci’s Brand of Truth Telling - Noah Rothman, Commentary Magazine

https://www.commentarymagazine.com/noah-rothman/anthony-faucis-brand-of-truth-telling/

AstraZeneca vaccine: European regulator 'convinced' benefits of shot outweigh risks as suspensions continue - CNN

https://www.cnn.com/2021/03/16/europe/who-astrazeneca-europe-coronavirus-tuesday-intl/index.html

As signature collection ends, California heads toward recall

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/As-signature-collection-ends-California-heads-16028499.php

Mon, 15 Mar 2021

The curious case of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

https://www.statnews.com/2021/03/15/the-curious-case-of-astrazenecas-covid-19-vaccine/

Pandémie: comment la peur est utilisée comme stratégie politique

https://www.lesoleil.com/actualite/covid-19/pandemie-comment-la-peur-est-utilisee-comme-strategie-politique-01dc88a98f439232f561e8179dc39e07

Wed, 10 Mar 2021

A cryptocurrency tycoon is pushing a state bill that would let private sector “innovation zones” test new technologies in mixed-use communities

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-09/nevada-asks-can-blockchain-build-a-smarter-city?cmpid=BBD030921_CITYLAB&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_term=210309&utm_campaign=citylabdaily&sref=cLRRZpo3

Students For Liberty (@sfliberty) calls for the immediate release of Aung Kyaw Phyo in Myanmar

https://studentsforliberty.org/north-america/blog/students-for-liberty-calls-for-the-immediate-release-of-aung-kyaw-phyo/

Stopping targeted advertising cuts off industries and dumbs down tech

via @parlimag

https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/news/article/stopping-targeted-advertising-cuts-off-industries-and-dumbs-down-tech

Tue, 09 Mar 2021

Fauci shares stage with top CCP official, endorses China’s COVID-19 propaganda

via @JordanSchachtel

https://dossier.substack.com/p/fauci-shares-stage-with-top-ccp-official?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMDUxOTU3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjozMzQ3NDgxNiwiXyI6InZGUllCIiwiaWF0IjoxNjE1MzI1ODI1LCJleHAiOjE2MTUzMjk0MjUsImlzcyI6InB1Yi02OTAwOSIsInN1YiI6InBvc3QtcmVhY3Rpb24ifQ.I4jB2sxtcD

Fri, 05 Mar 2021

It's getting better all the time

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/scotch-whisky-tariffs-suspended-in-new-us-agreement-3154414

Thu, 04 Mar 2021

Market signals spur crime

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/catalytic-converter-theft-south-africa-rhodium/2021/03/03/dc288192-777d-11eb-9489-8f7dacd51e75_story.html

Australia’s Attempted Blackmail of Facebook Shows the Pendulum Swings Back on Consumers

via @eNewsAZ

https://prescottenews.com/index.php/2021/03/03/opinion-australias-attempted-blackmail-of-facebook-shows-the-pendulum-swings-back-on-consumers/

Sat, 27 Feb 2021

'Iron Kingdom' Reminds Me Why I'm Proud Of My Prussian Roots

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/yael-ossowski/christopher-clark-iron-kingdom_b_12490066.html

Thu, 25 Feb 2021

Not all ‘anti-racist’ ideas are good ones. The left isn’t being honest about this. - The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/not-all-anti-racist-ideas-are-good-ones-the-left-isnt-being-honest-about-this/2021/02/22/c83d4870-7179-11eb-b8a9-b9467510f0fe_story.html

Tue, 23 Feb 2021

The Podcast Bubble

https://www.wsj.com/articles/hosts-are-tapping-pros-to-polish-their-podcasts-11614092401?mod=hp_featst_pos4

Congratulations to New Jersey!

Let's hope you keep smart cannabis policies to avoid the mistakes of other jurisdictions

https://www.app.com/story/news/local/new-jersey/marijuana/2021/02/19/new-jersey-nj-marijuana-legalization-legal-weed-phil-murphy-underage-drinking/4512113001/?utm_source=morning_brew

Mon, 22 Feb 2021

Austria is trying a new strategy to reopen classrooms, as scientists say infections can be reduced with the right safety measures

https://www.wsj.com/articles/can-mass-self-testing-for-covid-19-keep-schools-safe-11613908800?mod=djemwhatsnews

Sat, 20 Feb 2021

Kevin O'Leary: Don't criticize Robinhood until you try the app

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIyi-3P1dsY

Thu, 18 Feb 2021

Dubai Free Zone Becomes First UAE Government Entity to Accept #Bitcoin

by @Tanzeel_Akhtar

https://www.coindesk.com/dubai-free-zone-becomes-first-uae-government-entity-to-accept-bitcoin

Australian law could make internet ‘unworkable’, says World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/australia-internet-law-tim-berners-lee-b1803988.html

Mon, 15 Feb 2021

Bumble’s CEO built a multibillion-dollar business – here’s her advice for starting a side hustle: ‘You can monetize anything’

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/15/bumble-ceo-whitney-wolfe-herds-advice-on-starting-a-side-hustle.html?utm_term=Autofeed&utm_medium=Social&utm_content=Main&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1613398140

Ne dites pas «privé», dites «entrepreneurial»

Le Canada est pratiquement le seul pays développé où l’État gère tous les hôpitaux

https://quebec.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/ne-dites-pas-prive-dites-entrepreneurial_qc_6029abe4c5b6d667582dcf15

Sun, 14 Feb 2021

Here's an idea: Reserve the J&J Vaccine for people who are more likely to engage in high risk activities

https://garycornell.com/2021/02/13/reserve-the-jj-vaccine-for-people-who-are-more-likely-to-engage-in-high-risk-activities/

Mon, 08 Feb 2021

This would have been a garbage offer. Parler and related networks need to decentralize, empower users, and look at federating via Mastodon or other social networking projects

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/02/08/parler-trump-investigation-capitol/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business
Link Source: Business

I'd join in on this

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/08/us/politics/julian-assange-indictment.html

Sun, 07 Feb 2021

Jordan Peterson on his depression, drug dependency and Russian rehab hell

http://oss.yael.at/html/JordanPetersononhisd-fftx2VP3s14xSh9CkjsxLW9wkRs6St.html

The Journalistic Tattletale and Censorship Industry Suffers Several Well-Deserved Blows

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/the-journalistic-tattletale-and-censorship?token=eyJ1c2VyX2lkIjoxMDUxOTU3LCJwb3N0X2lkIjozMjI4OTEwOCwiXyI6ImliUXR4IiwiaWF0IjoxNjEyNzI5MTc1LCJleHAiOjE2MTI3MzI3NzUsImlzcyI6InB1Yi0xMjg2NjIiLCJzdWIiOiJwb3N0LXJlYWN0aW9uIn0.q5WZm

Sat, 06 Feb 2021

This is, no doubt, troubling and would severely restrict consumer choice and future innovation. Who is this protecting? It's not consumers.

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2021/02/klobuchar-targets-big-tech-with-biggest-antitrust-overhaul-in-45-years/

Journalism Isn't Dying. It's Returning to Its Roots

https://www.wired.com/story/journalism-isnt-dying-its-returning-its-roots/

Fri, 05 Feb 2021

Fortnite developer Epic Games just bought a North Carolina mall for its new headquarters

https://www.theverge.com/2021/1/4/22213774/epic-games-north-carolina-mall-new-headquarters

HUGE

The #AppleCar, Georgia made

https://www.wsj.com/articles/kia-is-preparing-to-build-apple-cars-in-the-u-s-11612498065?mod=hp_lead_pos6

Thu, 04 Feb 2021

With Bezos out as Amazon CEO, Zuckerberg is the last man standing

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/02/03/bezos-zuckerberg-ceo-transition/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business

Mon, 01 Feb 2021

Roaring Kitty Wanted to Break a 4-Minute Mile. He Broke Wall Street Instead

https://www.wsj.com/articles/keith-gill-runner-roaring-kitty-reddit-gamestop-11611975725

Google banned a decentralized messaging app, and it’s complicated

https://www.protocol.com/newsletters/sourcecode/google-element-matrix-ban?rebelltitem=2#rebelltitem2

Thu, 28 Jan 2021

NY Governor Cuomo: "Hero of the Pandemic"

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/28/nyregion/nursing-home-deaths-cuomo.html

Wed, 27 Jan 2021

Mon, 25 Jan 2021

Thailand Serves Food with Cannabis to Happy Customers

https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/thailand-serves-food-with-cannabis-to-happy-customers-/5742210.html

.@mmasnick: In Defense of Section 230 and a Decentralized Internet

https://reason.com/podcast/2021/01/13/mike-masnick-in-defense-of-section-230-and-a-decentralized-internet/

Sun, 24 Jan 2021

The Michael Scott Theory of Social Class

https://danco.substack.com/p/the-michael-scott-theory-of-social

How law enforcement gets around your smartphone’s encryption

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2021/01/how-law-enforcement-gets-around-your-smartphones-encryption/

Andrew Doyle: «En parodiant la gauche woke, je me moque d’un mouvement devenu dominant»

https://www.lefigaro.fr/vox/societe/andrew-doyle-en-parodiant-la-gauche-woke-je-me-moque-clairement-d-un-mouvement-devenu-dominant-20210122?utm_source=app&utm_medium=sms&utm_campaign=fr.playsoft.lefigarov3

Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Joe Biden’s new gig

say no to #AB5 nationwide

https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/20/joe-bidens-new-gig/?guccounter=1

Consumer Choice Center joins group pushing back on breaking up U.S. tech companies

@consumerchoicec

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/consumer-choice-center-joins-group-pushing-back-on-breaking-up-u-s-tech-companies/

Tue, 19 Jan 2021

We can do better than Signal

https://icyphox.sh/blog/signal/

These are the moves of illiberal countries. And yet, many in America hope for the same.

https://www.reuters.com/article/turkey-twitter-int-idUSKBN29O0CM

new bio, who dis?

via @consumerchoicec

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/team/yael-ossowski/

Mon, 18 Jan 2021

The Benefits of Using Hemp in the Construction and Textile Industries

https://www.greenentrepreneur.com/article/361795

Sat, 16 Jan 2021

How a senior journalist got scammed by a fake job offer from “Harvard”

https://www.ndtv.com/blog/how-i-fell-for-a-phishing-attack-my-story-by-nidhi-razdan-2353395

Le grand patron de Radio-Canada s’excuse d’avoir passé le mois de décembre en Floride

https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2021/01/14/le-grand-patron-de-radio-canada-a-passe-le-mois-de-decembre-en-floride

Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Miami mayor wants to put some of the city's treasury reserves into bitcoin

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/91405/miami-mayor-bitcoin-btc-investment-plan-city-treasury-reserves

2017: "Courageous House Progressives Raise ‘Justice and Fairness’ Objections to Certifying Trump"

https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/courageous-house-progressives-raise-justice-and-fairness-objections-to-certifying-trump/

Thu, 14 Jan 2021

My article in Oregon's @HeraldandNews on the Storming of the Capitol

https://www.heraldandnews.com/members/forum/guest_commentary/ossowski-storming-of-capitol-a-threat-to-republican-democracy/article_13bda99b-3397-52a4-8547-aa5092070ed6.html

Wed, 13 Jan 2021

Latest round of online deplatforming shows why we need increased competition and decentralization

https://consumerchoicecenter.org/latest-round-of-online-deplatforming-shows-why-we-need-increased-competition-and-decentralization/