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  1. Oct 2021
    1. Today it comes to life in the form a new section called Future Perfect. As Klein describes it, the coverage is “inspired by the idea of what’s important.”

      The power of editorial is its ability to focus attention on what the editors deem to be important.

    1. Using evidence and reason to find the most promising causes to work on. Taking action, by using our time and money to do the most good we can.

      I think I learned about effective altruism through Ezra Klein and the Future Perfect podcast.

  2. Aug 2018
    1. By contrast, Jeong’s tweets were, at best, mean to some white people

      The 'by contrast' here is saying that Jeong's tirades against white people "could [not] have made others around her uncomfortable".

    2. that she had openly supported the notorious neo-Nazi weev

      This is an outright lie: Quinn Norton said that she was friendly with weev, but she strongly disagrees with him.

    3. The screencapped tweets also circulated among fringe alt-right sites like the Daily Caller

      The Daily Caller is not 'alt-right'. This statement has no basis.

    4. in at least two instances dropped the n-word.

      The rhetoric is that "no human being is" that, including that no human being is a terrorist. Echoes of "no human being is illegal". Another instance of the radical left cannibalizing itself.