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Huang Yongyu's Year of the Rabbit stamp for the China Post has generated controversy online."
Huang Yongyu's Year of the Rabbit stamp for the China Post has generated controversy online."
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"The committee leaders were asked to visit all of the energy projects West Virginia had to offer: wind, hydroelectric, shale gas, solar, and a strip-mining operation in the ancient southern coalfields."
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"I’m not the only one who has trouble processing current events and finding them relevant to my lived experience. People keep saying we’re living in a movie. They _...Read More_
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>"Biden’s targeted loan forgiveness will help, not harm, the economy."
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“Sex work” was always intended to have wide coverage, adjoining the struggle for legitimacy of the street worker in London to the lap dancer in Las Vegas. Since the 1970s, when the sex worker Carol Leigh (also known as Scarlot Harlot) _...Read More_
“Sex work” was always intended to have wide coverage, adjoining the struggle for legitimacy of the street worker in London to the lap dancer in Las Vegas. Since the 1970s, when the sex worker Carol Leigh (also known as Scarlot Harlot) _...Read More_
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"Cash isn't savings, scarcity doesn't create value."
"Cash isn't savings, scarcity doesn't create value."
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Since your time as the lead economist in the World Bank’s research department, you’ve been considered the world’s foremost expert on global patterns of inequality, especially on _...Read More_
Since your time as the lead economist in the World Bank’s research department, you’ve been considered the world’s foremost expert on global patterns of inequality, especially on _...Read More_
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Our wired world is turning into a tangled web. Attempts to both exploit and regulate digital connectivity have revealed deeply rooted and distinctly different notions of where and how _...Read More_
Our wired world is turning into a tangled web. Attempts to both exploit and regulate digital connectivity have revealed deeply rooted and distinctly different notions of where and how _...Read More_
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What the digital worlds of Japan’s imageboards and America’s alt-right reveal about real-life precarity.
What the digital worlds of Japan’s imageboards and America’s alt-right reveal about real-life precarity.
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Real Life is taking a week off. In the meantime we’ve brought together a few of our recent articles on what we are calling “meme finance.” These articles address how social media dynamics have combined with speculative markets to raise the _...Read More_
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"The persistent recurrence of speculative excess is a defining feature of financial capitalism wherever and whenever investors have the opportunity to trade assets. For the last 500 years, from tulip bulbs in the 1630s to cryptocurrencies _...Read More_
"The persistent recurrence of speculative excess is a defining feature of financial capitalism wherever and whenever investors have the opportunity to trade assets. For the last 500 years, from tulip bulbs in the 1630s to cryptocurrencies _...Read More_
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Data coalitions do something very different from intellectual property. Still, it is useful to see that they address the same problem: helping the creators of valuable information _...Read More_
Data coalitions do something very different from intellectual property. Still, it is useful to see that they address the same problem: helping the creators of valuable information _...Read More_
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"The latest US Census—used to decide representation in Congress—is flawed. One surprising solution? Enlarge the House of Representatives."
"The latest US Census—used to decide representation in Congress—is flawed. One surprising solution? Enlarge the House of Representatives."