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Robert Reich β€’ 33589 implied HN points β€’ 18 Jan 24
  1. Airbus has taken the lead over Boeing in manufacturing and sales of commercial aircraft
  2. Boeing's commitment to safety has been doubted by the public and airlines, affecting its reputation
  3. Airbus and Boeing differ in ownership and worker power, which impacts their approach to manufacturing and safety
Grace on Football β€’ 1159 implied HN points β€’ 06 Feb 24
  1. The Glazers' ownership of Manchester United has led to mismanagement on and off the pitch, creating a downward trajectory for the club.
  2. The concept of 'enshittification' can be seen in how tech platforms first cater to users, then prioritize business customers over users, and eventually focus on extracting maximum value for themselves before declining.
  3. Manchester United's shift towards prioritizing commercial success over sporting success has negatively affected the club's growth and standing, leading to concerns about the future of the team.
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The Swiss Ramble β€’ 373 implied HN points β€’ 15 Jan 24
  1. Newcastle United's financial performance improved with new ownership, benefiting from significant investment.
  2. Despite impressive revenue growth, the club still ended up with a substantial pre-tax loss of Β£73m.
  3. Major revenue growth was seen in all streams, establishing new club records in commercial, match day, and broadcasting.
The Opus Letter β€’ 1 implied HN point β€’ 27 Feb 24
  1. Georgia's economy has shown impressive GDP growth rates, averaging 4.5% over the last decade and reaching 7-10% in recent years
  2. Georgia's banking sector, dominated by Bank of Georgia and TBC Bank, is well-run with healthy credit utilization and manageable non-performing loans
  3. Georgia's capital market faces challenges with low liquidity and complexities in ownership, reflecting broader issues with public company transparency in the country
Unboxing Politics β€’ 1 HN point β€’ 25 Feb 24
  1. Plagiarism is wrong because it harms the original author by denying them credit for their work and the opportunity to build their reputation.
  2. Plagiarism is wrong as it hinders the ability of readers to assess the accuracy of academic work, impacting the integrity of scholarly scrutiny.
  3. Plagiarism is wrong because it deceives others about the competencies of the author or misleads about the originality of the work presented.
The Swiss Ramble β€’ 648 implied HN points β€’ 12 Apr 23
  1. Chelsea's 2021/22 season saw highs and lows, including finishing 3rd in the Premier League and winning UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.
  2. New ownership led by Todd Boehly saw a record Β£481m revenue for Chelsea, with a reduced pre-tax loss of Β£122m.
  3. Revenue increase was boosted by fans returning to the stadium, resulting in higher match day and commercial revenues, although broadcasting revenue fell due to specific reasons.
Second Rough Draft β€’ 373 implied HN points β€’ 22 Jun 23
  1. When billionaires buy failing newspapers, they may not invest enough for long-term success.
  2. Newspapers like Washington Post and LA Times are facing issues due to underspending by their billionaire owners.
  3. Innovation and genuine investment are essential for newspapers to thrive under billionaire ownership.
New_ Public β€’ 589 implied HN points β€’ 19 Feb 23
  1. Social networks can be classified based on governance models and ownership structures.
  2. Different governance models include big room networks, group-hosting networks, the Fediverse, and very small online platforms.
  3. Advocating for a pluriverse, where diverse social network models coexist, allowing users to choose based on community needs.
Grace on Football β€’ 589 implied HN points β€’ 14 Feb 23
  1. Boehly is not afraid of the limelight and loves attention, unlike most American owners of Premier League clubs
  2. Boehly's plan for Chelsea involves signing the best young players and having Graham Potter coach them into senior professionals in a coherent system
  3. Chelsea's long-term success hinges on Vivell's talent scouting and Potter's coaching, with the focus on younger players and a shift towards longer-term thinking
Europe in Space β€’ 196 implied HN points β€’ 20 Mar 23
  1. Avio received a significant funding from European Union for space programs, raising questions on allocation of funds.
  2. Avio faced quality control issues in rocket launches, leading to failures and significant financial losses.
  3. Avio's financial activities, CEO remuneration, and conflicts of interest are under scrutiny amidst stock buybacks and public funding support.
weird medieval guys β€’ 105 HN points β€’ 17 Apr 23
  1. The British Crown does not own all the swans in the country, despite the myth.
  2. In the Middle Ages, only nobles of high status were granted the privilege to own and eat swans in England and Wales.
  3. Swans in England and Wales are still strictly protected and owned by the Crown, with specific groups also retaining privileges to own swans.
Fight to Repair β€’ 78 implied HN points β€’ 26 May 23
  1. Powerful forces are challenging the traditional concept of ownership, making people 'buy' and 'rent' simultaneously, like throttled iPhones and gated features on cars.
  2. Digitization, with software and Internet connectivity, has enhanced products but also limits consumer control, leading to issues like prohibitive repair costs and locked features.
  3. The erosion of ownership rights extends beyond repair laws, touching on political influence, outdated copyright laws, and enforcement challenges, highlighting the need for broader reforms.
Erdmann Housing Tracker β€’ 84 implied HN points β€’ 29 Apr 23
  1. Housing expenditures have not been stable over time, with renters seeing a 25% rise in relative spending over 40 years.
  2. Owner expenses in data are overstated, and assessing true housing costs involves factors like inflation, real returns, and leverage.
  3. Americans are spending more on housing, leading to real compromises and budget constraints, with a net increase in spending despite attempts to cut back on real consumption.
Fight to Repair β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 05 Sep 22
  1. EU regulators propose extending smartphone lifespans by offering spare parts for up to 5 years to reduce environmental impact.
  2. Right to Repair has become a prominent issue in Quebec's election, with a focus on independent repair shops gaining access to vehicle data.
  3. When purchasing tech products, you may own the physical components but not the software, allowing companies to control repair options and enforce restrictions.