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Economics professor, author of Bit Tyrants and Capitalism vs Freedom. Steal from the rich and drink to the poor

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Last year Republicans blasted a firehose of hatred + vitriol my way because I treated myself to a $250 cut & lowlig… https://t.co/fOvdARtOe9
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9/28
2020
release more rich people's tax returns!
Retweeted by Rob LarsonGreat #Barrett discourse breakdown from Roarin’ Oren https://t.co/B50zQkVOIV
9/27
2020
My pal Nathan asked me to write about the efficiency of US health care for @curaffairs. It came out extremely sligh… https://t.co/J6LRO2TebzI wrote about capitalism and efficiency for Affairs! Short and sweet and very very damning https://t.co/vIUANfJhfb
9/25
2020
I suffered through a stack of libertarian kids’ books, now you must hold up your end by subscribing to Affairs! https://t.co/4V0oZ5vlz0
9/22
2020
The fact that the Supreme Court fight is just purely political and everyone knows it really exposes how illegitimat… https://t.co/il0dKObhKm
Retweeted by Rob LarsonA president who lost the popular vote by millions getting to appoint a full third of the supreme court is some Real Democracy Shit
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9/19
2020
Mitch McConnell in 2016: "One of my proudest moments was when I looked Barack Obama in the eye and I said, 'Mr. Pre… https://t.co/esfmZsUsxH @ear2thepavement Hazardous parenting levels @ear2thepavement That’s great news, what a blessing.Ahhhhhhh Thank goodness this can never happen again https://t.co/rwIJt3sE2u
9/18
2020
Got a lil' book review in @abtmagazine! "Bit Tyrants reads like a binge-worthy docu-series on Netflix or Prime, mo… https://t.co/kwSaWCBX7n"..Money knows no inherent limits - an individual's fortune can potentially grow indefinitely, both in absolute ter… https://t.co/2uRi0QqLbO
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9/17
2020
With the death of Bill Gates Sr. don’t forget this dissection of the power of the #GatesFoundation for @jacobinmag.… https://t.co/qavnPbuqBo
9/16
2020
@raxsha D’awwwwwww
9/15
2020
For folks who may be longing for a more responsible era of conservative commentary, my pal Nathan Robinson of… https://t.co/LX2mAWMdvfCan’t believe I forgot to include this in the book somehow https://t.co/zVRQ5rFOzn
9/14
2020
Get a superior critical view of #Friedman’s work in my international smash hit book from @Zer0Books! https://t.co/8Bb4EIFbIZOh look, 50 years later the @nytimes has realized the harm of platforming hyper-reactionary economist phonies like… https://t.co/pzb0BUTabShttps://t.co/mTPWvMNJa1
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9/13
2020
My throat hurts https://t.co/ynqN49w3PS
9/12
2020
Welp, the Straight of Juan de Fuca, normally full of the freshest cool air you can find, is filled with #fires smok… https://t.co/8Ng3dzb7k8
9/11
2020
Just had a gas of a ball talking with @flexlibris and @LibraryFreedom about #BigTech, surveillance and antitrust. T… https://t.co/xCe7tesSgM @ChrisSturr @ninaturner @SusanSarandon Whoa! Big day for them"the Green Dream or whatever they call it" - @SpeakerPelosi https://t.co/k8dwoCVeKl
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9/10
2020
Thrillith is helping with my research by forcing me to forego wearing socks https://t.co/KDADv9jooA
9/9
2020
Pretty rich. Cook made $125 million last year, FoxConn line workers make $2.50 an hour https://t.co/oywmzzeMZr
9/8
2020
Great read. Turns out the swamp can drain right back! https://t.co/QawCFvImZPThe plan is to never cut us in. https://t.co/3qZEuvZTaS
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9/7
2020
Quid meet quo https://t.co/ags7ygczem @jvgraz Thank you sir!And this is only a sample of the fun, quality video from @curaffairs! https://t.co/tQLVDmYr76 https://t.co/ZIzqRgcG2l
9/6
2020
Headed up to my folks’ to help out around the house and to get cracking on the next book. Sadly it’s so pretty that… https://t.co/KjKMcPi5lO
9/4
2020
We economists will tell you it’s inefficient for workers to organize into #unions to get better compensation and a… https://t.co/ifT9PjZmLc
9/3
2020
Joke Ennedy
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9/2
2020
Brian, the guy who books their travel, is so fucked! https://t.co/SSpONl78qf
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9/1
2020
Not feeling incredibly thrilled with my fellow white people right now https://t.co/MYLBPutUZI
8/31
2020
Incredible reporting from @TimothyWSchwab on the reach of the Gates Foundation, not just into global health but int… https://t.co/XYTew4UFcf
8/30
2020
They redefine it to “Nationalization-ready” https://t.co/IxLa3y6Lbn
8/29
2020
@ChrisJoEllis @haymarketbooks Always an ebook! https://t.co/Kvla9eFYq7
8/28
2020
This episodes of this show are so deep and utterly absorbing, I’m so proud to have been on. Everyone should sub to… https://t.co/XNvlBFoeoH
8/27
2020
You too can ruin your vacation! https://t.co/CD976j6a8VHonestly elephants deserve so much better than to be a mascot for this
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8/25
2020
@AlexPopuli My pleasure gentlemen!
8/24
2020
Holy shit some of these rogue rogue #PostalWorkers defying orders not to reinstall sorting equipment are in my Taco… https://t.co/DlatTLP4dyListen to Heather! Who says you should listen to me https://t.co/xYmlyq9zpe
8/23
2020
:,) https://t.co/gRyRYGvy39
Retweeted by Rob Larson @Akiosn1 @BenBurgis @curaffairs You said it!With an incredible roster of contributors on a parade of hilarious subjects, this looks to be the best issue of… https://t.co/HAW4hPcby1 @lyta_gold @Chris_Miceli_ I thank me for my service
8/22
2020
@gemmamilne Hell yesGod this was a ball. Gemma and Lawrence are great hosts and we covered a ton of fascinating ground. Save a slot of… https://t.co/NRrXlm2Syo
8/21
2020
Had a great time on Good Morning Comrade! It was a really fun talk and went in all kinds of directions, give a list… https://t.co/uZJmzL2zfV
8/20
2020
Quick reminder that the names of certain powerful people today will be remembered in global infamy for years to com… https://t.co/NRYwNQEHXiThe next Bernie won't be so nice
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8/18
2020
They're literally collecting drop boxes https://t.co/9Uc5GDEacn
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8/14
2020
As @IronicProfessor explained to me on the latest Unpopular Front, finance and tech are not just becoming increasin… https://t.co/UUMFw1dU9n
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8/13
2020
A civil right victory's a civil rights victory. But whether you're black or white, man or woman, if you successfull… https://t.co/uMc8Bqk1uBNoooooooo But I read his body fat was very low #Omar https://t.co/QQokFc2sRoThis will probably pay off in the short term, but more than anything it should extinguish any residual doubt about… https://t.co/NlxFHMj4ag
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8/12
2020
@TechWorkersBER @twcatx Oh hell yesHad a great time talking with Austin tech workers and organizers, it was an awesome group. Any tech folks who’d li… https://t.co/gFfnGMcgDs
8/10
2020
All is not shrouded in darkness! We have a resurgent labor movement in the US from teachers to tech, and even in th… https://t.co/1AuLaGZAwC
8/9
2020
About to start a chat with Austin tech folks. Join up toot sweet! https://t.co/YWS895f73Q
8/8
2020
Bolivia's regime is terrorising the population by sending planes to fly at almost ground level over protesters. The… https://t.co/1UJgMCgoTT
Retweeted by Rob LarsonDrop your weekend plans! I had a fun talk with my PNW friend Ben Udashen about the Corona recession and a lot of ot… https://t.co/Gp1cELmLHA
8/7
2020
Today's job numbers point to a struggling recovery, due to expiring unemployment insurance supplements, fearful con… https://t.co/GVgGdb63Gs
8/6
2020
Austin people! I'll be doing an online talk this Saturday with the @twcatx! It'll be a gas, and anyone in tech or t… https://t.co/pKyVPlV6jr
8/5
2020
@sparkyabraham Man can you believe that economists have a reputation for being out of touch, what is that about @sparkyabraham God, really?2020 headlines, man https://t.co/QoNowPGIja
8/4
2020
My new #COVID19 article for @curaffairs may be illustrated with a dumpster fire, but a better image might be a huge… https://t.co/UeZQSYjOuX @Gerscholem @PlutoPress Ha, wow that’s a blast from the past. Thanks man!
8/3
2020
There are a lot of eye-wateringly clear moments of wild corruption, tax dodging, monopoly tactics and corporate cri… https://t.co/krRYHfVRnc
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8/2
2020
@HadasThier @curaffairs Thanks Hadas!https://t.co/20A2gHB2IA https://t.co/l5StJOhVotI wrote about the Corona recession for @curaffairs! You might be surprised how many jokes I can pack into a horrify… https://t.co/Z32DSl6nMJ
8/1
2020
This was an utter treat https://t.co/N5Tuutarf7friend of a friend has made a plugin that replaces all instances of "the economy" with "Lord Mammon," and i think t… https://t.co/Af75pBgufN
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7/30
2020
Books to read after the tech hearing: - Algorithms of Oppression, @safiyanoble - Race After Technology & Captivatin… https://t.co/IcN7QdwNtu
Retweeted by Rob LarsonFirst Left Book Club (Bow) starts at 7pm! We’ll be reading Bit Tyrants - a devastating account of how network effec… https://t.co/445t4gD0aw
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7/29
2020
@HeatherParryUK Haha ANY book can be merely brilliantGood morning! 57% of Americans and 78% of Democrats support Medicare for All -- the DNC platform committee just vot… https://t.co/gv1fvlDOwY
Retweeted by Rob Larson“Brilliant...bitchy” -Heather Parry https://t.co/D4oTt9KDUI
7/28
2020
What a giant treat it is to work with @JasonAdamK. This is one of the best @curaffairs issues yet and the cover fuc… https://t.co/tAwnVnPFKBIf only our generation hadn't been tempted by that sweet-talking serpent ... avocado toast. https://t.co/oWKhtRajBu
Retweeted by Rob Larson @raxsha I was stung by a hornet this afternoon, that was some appreciated personal contactthis is 3% the size of the pentagon budget just passed by the senate https://t.co/PkQIxvmeGT
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7/27
2020
#Chomsky's most recent for @AltRadio, the Politics of the Pandemic, is pretty damn absorbing. And a certain tech-s… https://t.co/IM4Pr5500uOur Twickenham reading group, hosted by @twickenhamclp, is meeting online next week to discuss our June title 'Bit… https://t.co/VNtPd1mBK0
Retweeted by Rob LarsonHEARTWARMING: this 95-year-old woman just took a job lying down in dirty puddles so billionaires can get from their… https://t.co/TMMfhz9iSa
Retweeted by Rob LarsonMy pub is open with outdoor seating! I came and had fun talking to a bunch of my friends! I declare this crisis off… https://t.co/G5x4ZMYRMb
7/25
2020
@flexlibris @US_IMLS @LibraryFreedom ¡Felicidades!
7/24
2020
@TheHonorableAT Hahaha I have caught the bouquet of knowledge
7/22
2020
Welp at least our boy got it on the agenda https://t.co/hN3ywz8mzo
7/21
2020
@LaFinAbsolute You said itJust did a talk last month with this guy, I’m stunned. He was selfless and serious but fun, which isn’t that common… https://t.co/wYlf3v4CDYRest in power https://t.co/3BSsjnqovJ
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7/20
2020

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