Favorites May 11th 2022: Deficits, Immersion, and Tire Dust
In all, Russia lost 32 armored vehicles, plus a tugboat.
Wow significantly more success than the Amazon warehouse unionization effort. Maybe the centralization of large warehouses makes it easier to focus anti-union efforts? Does this mean it’s inherently harder in the modern environment to unionize larger workplaces?
You know what a good solution to a dearth of talent is? Allow more high-skill immigration!
Neel Dhanesha @neel_dhan"I think we owe it to my great-grandkids and their great-grandkids to do something about this now.” My latest for @voxdotcom and @Recode, on how the second-largest source of ocean microplastics goes unregulated and unnoticed. https://t.co/WJjFnZKs86
From an LA Times article. Electric cars produce less brake dust (regenerative braking) but more tire dust (batteries are heavy).
If it's not struck down by the supreme court, this law goes into effect in December. Popehat: "Oh, you probably thought Republicans were saying they were in favor of all free speech. They mean their free speech."
• Moderna Vaccine for kids as young as 6 months is on track for June approval.
• Thread about a thread about the limits of the concept of induced demand, wherein building new highways doesn't reduce traffic jams. Of course the ideal solution is to just charge for use, the entire concept of 'induced demand' depends on the fact that highways are free to use for cars. The paid lane on 101 doesn't experience traffic from induced demand.