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    • TechnicallyJustin Gage7/20/205 min
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      Technically
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      mads1 year ago

      This article breaks down a complicated topic into the basics. Good primer before diving in deeper

    • taibbi.substack.comMatt Taibbi7/20/2017 min
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      taibbi.substack.com
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      mads1 year ago

      The author should spend more time researching the ideas and theories he so callously calls underdeveloped. They’re not. Racial trauma passed down from generations is real, so yes additional vacation based on experiences makes sense, anti-racism as a journey is well backed. I see the concern of shutting down conversation by de-platforming, but the limited examples are blowing the reality out of proportion. Let’s take the mic away from people who have had them for too long, let’s give that space to new thinkers and change makers and dreamers. If it’s scary and uncomfortable, let’s listen first then engage.

    • Interview Magazine7/8/2016 min
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      Interview Magazine
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      mads1 year ago

      Jia Tolentino has perfected the art of critiquing something with respect and hope for something better. I especially loved the juxtaposition of the MLK quote and Cardi B, drives home the point that the riots and protests are not new.

    • The New YorkerHaruki Murakami1/21/1927 min
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      The New Yorker
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      mads1 year ago

      As humans, we tend to want to over explain everything. This is what that means, this is what that means. reading this piece reminded me of the futility of explaining and understanding a dream. The process itself might be interesting, but the result is often just a jumble. But maybe that’s enough, maybe we don’t need to understand. Maybe we just need to try and imagine the circle with infinite centers and no circumference

    • Ness Labs7/3/2019 min
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      Ness Labs
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      mads1 year ago

      As someone who recently started a newsletter, this was a worthwhile read. So many good gems of advice, especially around measuring success by inputs, thinking long-term, and learning while doing.