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David Watson
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Created 14 Apr 2021
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  • Favorites October 3rd 2021
    04 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Tim de Silva @timdesilva Some nice concrete examples here illustrating the difference between thinking in partial versus general equilibrium.. Full Stack Economics @fullstackecon Uber and Lyft might b...
  • Favorite Rejects 2021-10-03
    04 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Jeff B. is *BOX OFFICE POISON* @EsotericCD As the law permits. She might be a Senator; she still got both of her legs blown off by an IED serving our country. "Applies to all wounded veterans, except ...
  • Favorites October 2nd 2021
    03 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias I never really got the point of “vertical farming” as an idea but a 95 percent reduction in water usage is a pretty compelling upside. bloomberg.com/opinion/articl… Octo...
  • Favorite Rejects 2021-10-02
    03 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Shane 🇺🇸 @Shane_maps I have a degree in economics from a top ranking university and I can say with full confidence that this is quite literally the worst economic policy proposed by an elected offic...
  • Favorites October 1st 2021
    02 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Noah Smith 🐇 @Noahpinion A better alternative to the "tower in the park" form of dense urban design: Towers in the VillageSince tall buildings have been around, there have been many ways they’ve fit ...
  • Favorite Rejects 2021-10-01
    02 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Interrobang 🏺🔧♨️ @Interrobang_2 most deranged interaction I’ve seen on here September 29th 20211,623 Retweets17,645 Likes Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias However annoyed you are with Joe Manchin his ...
  • Favorites September 30th 2021
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Sarah McLaughlin @sarahemclaugh A man is on trial under Hong Kong’s national security law just for his speech at protests and online. What did he say? “I’d rather die speaking than live in silence,” “...
  • Favorite Rejects 2021-09-30
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias This is American politics now, why work on bills when you can tweet dumb shit to get attention? Marco Rubio @marcorubio The $3.5 trillion Biden plan isn’t socialism, it’...
  • Favorites September 29th 2021
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Andrew Prokop @awprokop Many proponents overhyped what single-winner RCV was likely to accomplish. It can have some marginal good impacts (and some drawbacks), but if your belief is that the political...
  • Favorite Rejects 2021-09-29
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias Left-wing people have started describing really banal obviously true points as "contrarian" to try to create an unrealistically high evidentiary bar for ideas they happe...
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