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‘A Great British Spraycation’: New Works by Banksy Cheekily Interpret Summer Vacation

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Het nieuwste IPCC-rapport deprimerend? Eerder een aansporing om in actie te komen

Jelmer Mommers op De Correspondent: De belangrijkste conclusie uit dit IPCC-rapport is wat mij betreft dat we nog steeds zelf bepalen hoe warm het op aarde wordt. En daarmee bepalen we ook zelf hoe ontwrichtend de opwarming wordt.

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The Lure of the Caricature

Zeynep Tufekci: Digital media doesn’t just isolate groups; rather, it helps tribalize us even further. We certainly encounter “the other” online, but usually in caricature form. We seek out these cartoonish people and positions regardless of how frequently they actually occur or what else might be happening. Both traditional media and social media helps produce the […]

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Delta Variants — More Science, Less Fiction | Dispatch #19

Dokter Jordan L. Shlain op Medium:

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Trumpism is Coming Back to Life Because America’s Letting It

Umair Haque: What, though, let the Nazis go from failed coup to successful one? It wasn’t just that they learned. It wasn’t just that their movement hardened and escalated and grew committed to avenging the failure of the first one — just like Trumpism is getting obsessed with now. Something else — something even more […]

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Watch the U.K. to Understand Delta

The Atlantic: Medley expects case numbers to be bumpy, rising and falling like a series of small hills rather than one big mountain. This is because the U.K. has a high overall vaccination rate, but it still has pockets of vulnerable people. The virus will cause an outbreak every time it finds a pocket, though […]

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How the U.S. Made Progress on Climate Change Without Ever Passing a Bill

Robinson Meyer voor The Atlantic: That 2009 climate bill, the one that President Barack Obama couldn’t pass? It required the U.S. to cut greenhouse-gas emissions 17 percent by 2020 as compared with their all-time high. Yet last year, our emissions were down 21 percent. The same bill said that the U.S. had to generate 20 […]

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Here are all the AirTag accessories we know about

The Verge: While a small tracking puck could be carried in a bag, there are a variety of other things that you may want to put an AirTag on that require some sort of holder or the judicious use of tape. AirTags zijn veruit het interessantste product uit de Keynote van gisteren. Hoewel veel voorbeelden […]

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Covid-19 deaths are accelerating, WHO warns, as world records most cases ever in a single week

CNN: “It took nine months to reach 1 million deaths, four months to reach 2 million and three months to reach 3 million deaths,” said Tedros. “Big numbers can make us numb, but each one of these deaths is a tragedy for families, communities and nations.”

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Top European Soccer Teams Agree to Join Breakaway League

Het zit er jaren aan te komen, omdat het economisch (voor die groep clubs) zo logisch is als ‘t groot is. The New York Times: The so-called super league they have agreed upon — an alliance of top clubs closer in concept to closed leagues like the N.F.L. and the N.B.A. than soccer’s current model […]

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