@rf это так? 😃
Certainly, "for something" 😂
If this monument was presented in a liberal art gallery, it would certainly trigger national protests for blasphemy...
"Statue of Pope JP2 carrying a boulder while crossing a red pond filled with carp outside the national museum in Warsaw — allegory for something. (Jan Cieński)"
Ever heard about Milton Friedman, the top liberal economist enumerated in one row with Rand, Mises, Hayek?
Well this is him advocating for carbon tax in 1979.
The problem was not really with Friedman or Hayek, who applied liberal economics to social challenges in quite a pragmatic way (it was Rand and Mises who were indeed dogmatic), it's a problem with today's left and right who never read neither Friedman, nor Marx, and know both from summaries written by demagogues similar to themselves.
Europol, what are you smoking? 😂 via @bortzmeyer on their official page https://www.europol.europa.eu/sites/default/files/images/editor/unnamed_0.jpg
It needs to be remembered that many of the silly Russian laws against technology never worked (e.g. Telegram ban) but they certainly caused some disruption, especially at telcos. Now they plan to ban no less than... TLSv1.3 (because ESNI) and DoH/DoT.
To some extent
You can feel confidence and widespread national support for Lukashenka in #Belarus 🤦♂️
"Tomorrow is the 68th anniversary of the Night of the Murdered Poets—Stalin’s murder of the members of the Jewish Antifascist Committee. These intellectuals played a key role in organizing political and material resistance again Hitler, especially among Jews." (via Faith Hillis, author of "Utopia's Discontents")
Just starting to read "The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming" by Eric Holthaus
* What could happen if we reduced carbon emissions by 50 percent in the next decade?
* What could living in a city look like in 2030?
* How could the world operate in 2040, if the proposed Green New Deal created a 100 percent net carbon-free economy in the United States?
Information security architect.