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Great account of this sad episode in Matt Stoller's terrific book, Goliath. https://t.co/xu69RNfGgd
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @mattfahrner @AlexBerenson As communications historian @RrjohnR noted, that happened. Southern politicians had the… https://t.co/3l5KKKjOD4Thanks PW! Always loved getting gold stars on my homework. https://t.co/VGbl4CT0Hu
Retweeted by Matt StollerGoing off Twitter for a few days, gotta get some long-form writing done. @JustinBrookman If your view is that content moderation is always a good thing irrespective of market power, then w… https://t.co/VjYIp9SW1B @localnotable Yes @JustinBrookman You made two claims. First is that Amazon's choice to sell/not sell Berenson is akin to the NYT's c… https://t.co/SM5ysBsnxeAmazon controls the ebook market, so it's censorship. If you curate a bookstore, it's managing inventory. If you cu… https://t.co/24Tc6atslzWell he's not wrong. https://t.co/a5hvgPD2p4I dislike @AlexBerenson intensely but this is obvious censorship by Amazon. And if you don't think such monopolisti… https://t.co/CtGpY27Kx1Pepsi would like to thank you for your service. @KochIndustries2 I deleted it because I have work to do and arguing on Twitter all day is a waste of time.Michele Flournoy, a possible Biden pick for Defense Secretary, wants to retain tight dependence on China. https://t.co/qsPDFnnhhPPolice chasing people all over the Mission, trying apparently to split the protesters up. Noticed several blocks fr… https://t.co/fP79wuZNNe
Retweeted by Matt StollerThe Open-Up-ers have won the debate, by force of will Between this and protests, people have decided they are not… https://t.co/5EJxfyTI9u
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @superwuster 2. If we choose to see that case as asserting that all platforms are publishers with first amendment r… https://t.co/mQvRFpJ4i3 @superwuster 1. That case hinges somewhat on defining publishers. It cites a White concurrence asserting "A newspap… https://t.co/oCc9nEsQ45This is interesting. The Facebook $5 billion penalty was a problem for conservatives at the FTC. They plucked a lar… https://t.co/fveTLENR92How the US police became protagonists in the Red-Blue culture wars. This is a vital piece pulling together surpris… https://t.co/DXtPMEwI3J
Retweeted by Matt StollerWe looked at the views of police officers on race and policing, with the help of some great polling from… https://t.co/Wq81T3uMfG
Retweeted by Matt StollerWorrying trend: ICUs across the country are pretty full. In 10 states, plus DC, more than 70% of beds in ICUs are o… https://t.co/4YZRSMlfAi
Retweeted by Matt StollerLooters. https://t.co/EL13GRiARj
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @arnizach Not sure. I don’t know how British publishing rights work.
6/4
2020
@katyaabaz @PattyJo30380657 Great, neither you nor I support torture. The question is, are you at risk for tweeting… https://t.co/9krXIGmYVb @PattyJo30380657 Would you prefer a government that arrested you for tweeting this story?In the U.S., top military and ex-military leaders openly speak out in favor of protesters. Please do not discount t… https://t.co/g3BQWh9Qw8 @osmansur Yes. Neither you nor I are under arrest for speaking out openly on matters related to the government.Comparisons between US and Hong Kong protesters need better context. Hong Kong protesters are dealing with a totali… https://t.co/bGVy2TfpVK @PodPunkGodCast "Only one Hong Kong protestor was killed by police during the entire protests." <--- that's accepti… https://t.co/Dfg7GjVhUd @PodPunkGodCast That's incredibly naive. https://t.co/SFqaJfgwOY @drlisadcook Please do!Also protesters get to make their case publicly. There's a lot of merit in having an open society, even though it's… https://t.co/jkEgQZ50gFThe CEO of chicken giant Pilgrim's Pride was just indicted for price-fixing. He made $4.5M last year. https://t.co/ULMfyjxI6uBREAKING: Attorney General Keith Ellison to elevate charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin… https://t.co/JuH2nRD5MB
Retweeted by Matt Stollergood https://t.co/7Wflg7tE1jI am a macroeconomist who uses lynching in economic analysis & was a student of George Akerlof, Barry Eichengreen,… https://t.co/nEEvRFJily
Retweeted by Matt StollerVery excited that my book, The Long Game: China's Grand Strategy to Displace American Order, is under contract with… https://t.co/D8LiSHeTZI
Retweeted by Matt StollerThe rituals at these protests closely resemble what you would see at an Evangelical-style religious service. Collec… https://t.co/9PnGLufzSM
Retweeted by Matt Stoller1/ @Google is gathering for its annual shareholder meeting today. Avoid the spin & look at its record. 👇
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @Cooporatist No @chandana78 NoMark Zuckerberg is not a villain or demi-God. He's a good salesman with too much power because our public policy fr… https://t.co/vymWeAFHYIA digital services tax is incoherent, because there's no such thing as a "digital service." European leaders are… https://t.co/kGqeshBn58It's time to stop begging Mark Zuckerberg to act differently. Facebook's power is a public policy problem and it ca… https://t.co/sjHyWX0W4xNo thanks, I think I'll blame elected officials like yourself who suddenly decided to encourage and *participate in… https://t.co/expuv1kUzB
Retweeted by Matt StollerAMC Theatres Has ‘Substantial Doubt’ It Can Remain In Business – CBS Boston ht ⁦@gdmnearandfar⁩ https://t.co/PP5F5hnnlA
Retweeted by Matt StollerYeah Trump could have announced some insincere initiatives to constrain police violence, talked about peace and the… https://t.co/JmMxg2Nn00Bad night for Jack Evans. @PatrickRuffini Basically you can buy a shot at the prize but not the prize itself.Looks like private equity execs were out after curfew. https://t.co/Woa2vNG0TeA senior Treasury official said the department would be open to tweaking the program if few companies are intereste… https://t.co/Dg9lfTdxXv
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6/3
2020
Will Pepsi stand with peaceful protesters or thank first responders? Stay tuned for the gripping conclusion of Moral Grandstanding.All the things you'd expect - Americans like local police, support protests but not riots, think police use excessi… https://t.co/kFeqvie6DAThese polls show America is not particularly divided. As @zeynep points out, the polarization is an after-the-fact… https://t.co/qornbTZNqpJudiciary Chairman Nadler moves to sanction AG Bill Barr. -Will seek to strip his personal office budget of $50 ml… https://t.co/k2xp8v3oQ9
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @TomGilpinJr 20% goodNow there's polling out. The way Trump has managed the protests is catastrophic for him politically. This is the fi… https://t.co/jnZoZZJXD0About this letter from Acting @USOCC head Brian Brooks to mayors & county officials... I have not seen such an opp… https://t.co/4OZWkIYrm4
Retweeted by Matt StollerThe EU is seeking the ability to break up tech companies. https://t.co/zqexSMy6SuAnd what about the decades of banking deregulation Wall Street lobbied for that have entrenched racial inequities u… https://t.co/ZKZzedYytZ
Retweeted by Matt StollerImportant tick-tock (timeline story) from the AP about the early days of the #Covid19 pandemic. They got recordings… https://t.co/YFAYyVXRbk
Retweeted by Matt StollerCan the Federal government provide financial support to rebuild businesses who have been wrecked in the riots?Moral panics are the best kinds of panics.You could have stopped sending Federal military equipment to police. The Presidency isn't exactly powerless, as we'… https://t.co/91YjXilhDdAgain, the ideological debate between having a stake in society versus having an income. https://t.co/GnoeIyGpJxIt squares perfectly. Protests correlate well with significant free time, artificially created by a temporary don't… https://t.co/pya5HUFa7M
Retweeted by Matt StollerMnuchin's deputy is doing pretty much what Andrew Mellon did, fake divestments of control of his corporations which… https://t.co/sXrIXSfVBVMeanwhile the Treasury official in charge of the bailouts seems to be giving himself a giant bailout. But he didn't… https://t.co/6nnUgNrl84Every Dem mayor right now is like "we thank you for your peaceful protests, we've heard you, we are doing nothing t… https://t.co/z9pZvCjxux
Retweeted by Matt StollerThe police are supposed to protect protesters and prevent looting. When the opposite happens, it raises the suspici… https://t.co/tg20jIq947
Retweeted by Matt StollerFull statement. https://t.co/Tu4Q0eN2a7Is this some kind of joke? https://t.co/KuzM6PFa2e
Retweeted by Matt StollerSchumer and Pelosi make a joint statement: "We call upon the President, law enforcement and all entrusted with resp… https://t.co/pdOhBG4kY7 @mattyglesias Not sure how coherent it is to note a critique is accurate and compelling, while at the same time not… https://t.co/2K7huyVOoEOther research says that minority neighborhoods are less likely to have private home insurance for damage coverage,… https://t.co/7I0Dck7Pj0
Retweeted by Matt StollerSome serious... gaslighting. Womp womp. https://t.co/SBb8dvE6gyhttps://t.co/JxyabY4n08 https://t.co/TZYgHfI94W @StephenBuell2 So bizarre @TuckerMax Nope, the Catholic Church has always been perfect.Uh, yes? https://t.co/JxyabY4n08This was one hour ago. https://t.co/HVzFEKlfhHThere it is. White nationalist group posing as antifa called for violence on Twitter https://t.co/z64S9fsHk7
Retweeted by Matt StollerNEW from DOD: "At this time, the president has not enacted the Insurrection Act. I refer you to the White House for more."
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6/2
2020
Thank God we elected Democrats in the midterms to be a check on Trump so that Pelosi could adjourn Congress for a month.It's a great newsletter for those (like me) obsessed with the TV/movie business and streaming. https://t.co/PMgxJ0pfJ6Congress has passed multiple bills ensuring 'free Covid testing' but apparently people get bills for Covid tests be… https://t.co/5gcBjHIIa0 @JStein_WaPo it's the muppet Beaker holding a whip, obviouslyI wrote a piece for @AmerCompass on the relationship between economies of scale and big business. It's not always w… https://t.co/Ym5sORfCq1Libertarianism For Me, Authoritarianism For Thee My latest piece for @AmerCompass https://t.co/zZGEOKf6ty
Retweeted by Matt StollerI'm joined by @matthewstoller for a conversation on monopoly power & regulatory capture. Topics include the Rogan-S… https://t.co/d5ofWRyZWc
Retweeted by Matt Stoller @tracyalloway That's a great one.On brand https://t.co/iEEF8hMUPtHow do we know this tweet wasn't sent by one of the tigers? https://t.co/oJsB0ocbgm
Retweeted by Matt StollerWe hear a lot about polarization. And then there's reality. Poll done after the unrest shows *only* 4% says Chauvin… https://t.co/CHaSEZ5Iek
Retweeted by Matt StollerIt's amazing how quickly @SenTomCotton goes from criticizing China's authoritarian methods to fantasizing about our… https://t.co/6nSI5WSl0v
Retweeted by Matt StollerFor Trump it's always the 1970s and 1980s in New York City. Gotta go after those squee gee men. @alex_sammon I'm being pedantic but Gilead had a drug not a vaccine. @christophe0123 Fun house mirrors at carnivals distort the reflection. The idea is that conflict at a protest gets… https://t.co/CmklJRQ3Zb @matthewstoller Right. So far it's just looting and broken windows in DC. The commercial strips in entire neighborh… https://t.co/vepUKoLIGK
Retweeted by Matt StollerOne place to start is that in 92 in LA over 60 people died. https://t.co/Gy8zirggGV
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6/1
2020

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