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Forcing millennials into shitty southern suburbs isn’t a solution to our political problems

All over the world, liberal, college-educated voters pack into cities, where they dilute their own voting power through excessive concentration [via American Migration Patterns Should Terrify the GOP – CityLab] Liberal voters aren’t diluting their own voting power. We prioritize land over population at basically all levels of voting and then heavily subsidize rural and […]

Women on the far right

Women may not always be very visible in far right movements, but they are absolutely part of it. The far right (in some places) is starting to make some concessions to women’s rights while emphasizing xenophobia, which attracts many (white) women who are playing more prominent roles in far right movements. Scholars, policymakers and the […]

Rich people are burdens on society

Do Multi-Million Dollar Mansions Really Benefit Cities? No. Even at the level of property taxes they’re paying less than the rest of us, and once services, infrastructure, etc are factored in, mansions look even worse.

Setting up Thunderbird with conversations and snooze

I’ve gone through what feels like every email program out there in the last 6 months with increasing levels of frustration. I’ve found lots of programs that look slick and help me get thru my email faster and even prioritize things but have annoying to horrifying features like randomly and silently fail to send or […]