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BIG by Matt Stoller β€’ 48129 implied HN points β€’ 06 Oct 23
  1. Inflation could possibly be driven by consolidation and data sharing in industries like Amazon and meat price-fixing cases.
  2. Price-fixing can involve colluding to raise prices or lower wages, not just about increasing prices for consumers.
  3. People not only dislike high prices but also feel cheated by unfair pricing practices, like hidden fees and tips, impacting their perception of the economy.
Fake NoΓ»s β€’ 336 implied HN points β€’ 20 May 23
  1. The problem of authority in political philosophy questions the basis for political legitimacy and obligation.
  2. The Utilitarian Account suggests the state's authority comes from providing social order, but doesn't explain unnecessary laws.
  3. Anarchism challenges the notion of state authority, advocating for minimal coercive activities and privatization of necessary government functions.
Pershmail β€’ 78 implied HN points β€’ 03 May 23
  1. For poorer students, high school grades are a better indicator of success than SAT scores.
  2. Standardized tests, like the SAT, can be biased towards wealthier students by reflecting their better access to resources and test preparation.
  3. There is a need for multiple pathways to success in education that do not solely rely on grades or standardized tests, providing second chances for students.
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Perambulations β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 02 Mar 23
  1. Geeks can engage with sports through predictive models and board games that share underlying rules with sports.
  2. Exploration and exploitation in games and sports represent competing perspectives, balancing information gathering and maximizing rewards.
  3. Sports culture can promote social values and fairness, and innovating sports to be more exploratory can attract new fans and diversify competition.