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Episode 49 - Affirmative Reaction

Episode 49 - Affirmative Reaction

Wes, Eneasz, and David discuss the news from the last two weeks from a rationalist perspective

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News discussed:

FAIR filed a federal lawsuit to stop New York City from enforcing its unconstitutional order prioritizing Covid-19 treatments based on racial categorization and ethnicity.

Vacancy on SCOTUS!

Russia might be invading Ukraine

Biden has consistently said he does not plan to send troops into Ukraine

Hanania: “Russia will eventually get its way because it cares more about Ukraine than the US does

They shoulda kept those nukes 

Voting rights bill is dead

Boris Johnson is in trouble for partying

Fight Club’ Gets a Very Different Ending in China

Children randomly assigned to attend pre-K had lower state achievement test scores in 3rd-6th grades than control children. 

you rarely get stronger study designs than random assignment + multi-year longitudinal follow-up” 

Judge Grants Hospital's Request To Stop Workers From Taking Better Jobs (rescinded 3 days later)

Freedom Convoy scares Trudeau

Kidney Vax

Assisted suicide thing

Maus was banned in Tennessee by being removed from the curriculum of a school district.

Happy News!

The YIMBY’s are winning!

cost-effective artificial leaf that can capture carbon dioxide at rates 100 times better than current systemsNew Illinois Law Allows Women to Get Birth Control Pills from a Pharmacist Without a Doctor Involved

 Mitt Romney’s Family Security Act

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The Mind Killer
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Your hosts Wesley Fenza, Eneasz Brodski, and David Spearman discuss the week's news.