Calling himself the “retirement guy” and pitching a “Gray New Deal,” Mr. Buttigieg has crafted a message that resonates among older white Americans, helping him rocket past other candidates in some polls.
Ahead of a possible Democratic run for president, the former mayor of New York City reversed himself before an important party constituency: black voters.
Lindsey Barrettthere’s space between “growth is good & so is politicians owning their mistakes” & “how v interesting that said growth is occurring at this particular moment in time, giving us no reason to trust your instincts or motives.” this is...very much the latter.
The laws governing what data corporations can collect heavily influence the extent to which law enforcement can pry into our lives. Consumer privacy laws have f
Lindsey Barrettthat graph also illustrates why hinging privacy protections on people's expectations is a race to the bottom-- it shapes laws & rules according to the invasions people are becoming justifiably resigned to. which is bad! (I wrote about it here)
Depriving people of a platform works — in unexpected ways.
Lindsey Barrettso a bunch of people who enjoy repudiating the humanity of others invite each other to brunch because nobody else will, that makes them all galileo, & if you galileo for long enough the times figures you must be doing something right