At a time when voting rights are being rolled back, the Freedom to Vote Act would strengthen our democracy and give more Americans a voice. That’s why the Senate should do the right thing and protect what so many generations fought so hard to secure.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 20, 2021
Can’t do that until 2024. In the meantime, let’s elect more Democrats to Congress in 2022. https://t.co/xdyuTVgcCN
— Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity (@FundForHumanity) October 24, 2021
Why offer higher wages when you can get more child labor?
— Scott Santens 🧢⬆️🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) October 24, 2021
Scaring people into fearing hyperinflation is a great way to pump your Bitcoin bag.
Higher inflation is temporary, and if you want to reduce it faster, then talk about actual ways of doing that like improving supply chains and doing more automation.https://t.co/L2XWwbAba8 https://t.co/pTO5guXVCV
— Scott Santens 🧢⬆️🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) October 23, 2021
“… FB research … in 2019 … found that misinformation shared by politicians was more damaging than that coming from ordinary users. Yet the company maintained a policy that year that explicitly allowed political leaders to lie without facing the possibility of fact checks.” https://t.co/Y1WU5RNg3z
— Kate Starbird (@katestarbird) October 23, 2021
Basic income is money, but it’s so much more than money. It’s what that money enables, and the security in knowing it will always be there, especially when the lack of money is preventing you from your goals, and the fears born from insecurity are preventing you from even trying. https://t.co/zxhgsJhLSm
— Scott Santens 🧢⬆️🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) October 22, 2021
This is why we have to transform our K-12 education system. Just adding more years to a defunct endeavor isn’t going to do it. https://t.co/AuJ2ekKCrl
— Gerald Huff Fund For Humanity (@FundForHumanity) October 22, 2021
One thing I’d add to this analysis by @MattBruenig is to emphasize just how important it is to enable parents the option to care for their own kids. That reduces demand for paid care, lowering prices for everyone. CTC helps with this. UBI would even more.https://t.co/v999BX6w5Q
— Scott Santens 🧢⬆️🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) October 21, 2021