Staffers at the progressive group have received hundreds of furious messages, including several using racial slurs against black staffers and at least one celebrating a junior staffer's rape
Dave Algoso"It was not immediately clear how many of the messages were sent by real people, how many were sent by right-wing agitators, or how many were sent by bots."
👆 this is key. Some of this was authentic behavior but I guarantee that much of it was not.
It's one of the most famous studies ever done on kids. It's often cited as a reason children from poor families struggle in school. But it may be neither 30 million words, nor exactly a gap.
Dave AlgosoThis was thought to have impacts on their development. But it was based on a study of like 40 families, has failed to replicate, and has all kinds of problems that everyone acknowledges now. Which just further shows how out of date Biden is.
Even the most generous and effective funders are part of a plutocratic system that operates at odds with egalitarian ideals. So what if instead, we held the sector accountable based on how well it shifts power in society—and out of its own hands?
Dave Algoso@JustinSandefur Thought I'd drop this in here, just to stir the pot - "Generosity and Impact Aren’t Enough. Let’s Judge Philanthropy on How Well it Shifts Power"
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Dave AlgosoHey, I'm the jerk who got distracted while screen sharing on the conference call and opened up a totally irrelevant website.
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