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Common Sense with Bari Weiss 4312 implied HN points 19 Feb 24
  1. The correspondence between Natan Sharansky and Alexei Navalny showcased their erudition, moral clarity, and humor - with Biblical references and insights into their experiences in prison.
  2. The letters highlighted the universal impact of standing up for freedom and the continuity of ideological struggles from the past to the present, offering hope for change despite challenges.
  3. Both Sharansky and Navalny shared a deep connection and admiration for each other's resilience, with humor and encouragement helping them find strength in the face of adversity.
TK News by Matt Taibbi 5698 implied HN points 26 Jan 24
  1. The post discusses the controversy surrounding a quote from a Veterans' Day speech by Donald Trump, where he referred to political opponents as vermin and threatened to root them out.
  2. There is a reference to a media reaction that involved the exploding-media-heads style, hinting at a strong and immediate response to Trump's statement.
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Erin In The Morning 4147 implied HN points 23 Jan 24
  1. Utah bill may charge transgender individuals for using bathroom of their gender identity.
  2. Opposition to the bill includes concerns about invasive genital exams for transgender people.
  3. The bill would ban legal recognition and have implications for cisgender individuals as well.
The J. Burden Show 1038 implied HN points 09 Dec 23
  1. Be a true dissident by being willing to face social shame and opposition. It's not about being fashionable or respectable.
  2. The current regime controls what is considered high status in society, creating a situation where opposing it is coded as low status. Society's view of status influences behavior.
  3. Conservatives face a choice between compliance with the regime or being targeted for destruction. Making compromises with the regime may not be a viable long-term solution.
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Eunomia 609 implied HN points 15 Jan 24
  1. Growing dissent and opposition within Biden's administration and party due to unchanged U.S. policy on Gaza
  2. Criticism towards Biden for neglecting Palestinian victims in statements, showing a one-sided view in the conflict
  3. Calls for a ceasefire in Gaza to ensure the release of hostages, highlighting the impact of U.S. support for the war
Russian Dissent 353 implied HN points 23 Jan 24
  1. A new opposition candidate in Russia is gaining significant public attention and support, challenging the established political landscape.
  2. The emergence of Boris Nadezhdin as a popular presidential candidate reflects deeper political trends and divisions within the Russian government.
  3. Nadezhdin's campaign, focused on anti-war sentiments and democratic changes, is resonating with a growing number of Russian citizens, sparking civic activity and potentially impacting the legitimacy of upcoming elections.
eugyppius: a plague chronicle 159 implied HN points 24 Jan 24
  1. Government protests and media campaigns against AfD did not reduce party support or solve Germany's issues.
  2. Despite efforts by the government, AfD's poll numbers did not significantly decrease.
  3. Criticism of the government may be fueling support for AfD, showing a disconnect between the establishment and the electorate.
TL;DRussia 373 implied HN points 23 Apr 23
  1. Vladimir Kara-Murza sentenced to 25 years in prison for telling the truth, signaling harsh repression against political activists in Russia
  2. Alexei Navalny facing new political trial, likely to receive severe sentence, highlighting increased persecution of opposition figures
  3. Kremlin's actions targeting three audiences: Russian opposition, elite, and security state, with broader signaling of crackdown on dissent
Bastiat's Window 275 implied HN points 06 Jun 23
  1. More than 70,000 Americans were victimized by America's eugenics movement, which peaked in the 1920s but lingered into the 2010s.
  2. Eugenics movement was supported by powerful people, based on the idea of improving the human species.
  3. Guard against destructive groupthink by fostering skepticism and questioning everything, to prevent falling prey to dangerous ideologies.
Letters from an American 11 implied HN points 17 Feb 24
  1. Vice President Kamala Harris defended global engagement at the Munich Security Conference, emphasizing the importance of upholding international rules, norms, and alliances for American strength and security.
  2. Harris highlighted support for Ukraine as a stand for freedom and democracy, stressing the need for severe consequences on Russia to deter other authoritarians worldwide.
  3. The recent events surrounding Russian opposition leader Navalny's death tied the Republicans to Putin's regime, leading to distancing efforts and calls for accountability within the party.
Get Down and Shruti 3 HN points 27 Mar 23
  1. Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from Parliament due to criminal defamation charges, raising questions about democracy in India.
  2. The legal system in India, including laws like criminal defamation, plays a role in political targeting and institutional shortcomings.
  3. The quick disqualification of Gandhi reflects possible political motivations that could backfire and energize the opposition.
Faridaily 0 implied HN points 22 Mar 23
  1. Russian authorities are facing protests from football fans against the Fan ID law, which complicates access to stadiums.
  2. The Fan ID law was introduced based on security concerns and was initially applied during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
  3. The enforcement of the Fan ID system has led to a significant drop in attendance at Russian football matches, with fans and officials calling for a reconsideration of the law.