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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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basic income assumes its conclusions

The authors emphasize just how expensive a generous version of the policy really would be, and they stress that it requires a powerful coalition to cull the resources to fund it and take us from here to there. Thus, proponents such as myself have it backwards: it is not that basic income would empo…

—p.138 Catalyst Vol. 2 No. 3 Does Basic Income Assume a Can Opener? (137) by David Calnitsky

penumbra (en)

the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object

a penumbra of 'private investigators'

—p.92 How to Be a Geek: Essays on the Culture of Software The Author Field (86) by Matthew Fuller
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advice/living (16)

Ursula K. Le Guin, Jonathan Franzen, Alyssa Battistoni, n+1, Richard M. Rorty, Vladimir Nabokov, Brandy Jensen, Richard Seymour, Mark Costello, Sally Rooney

why/write (19)

Richard Seymour, Ursula K. Le Guin, Anne Lamott, Alexander Chee, Mary Karr, Jonathan Franzen, n+1, Vladimir Nabokov

Articles (32)

An interview with Thomas Piketty
LSE International Inequalities Institute Working Paper 1 - Medium

The Dangerous Myth of 'Taxpayer Money'
Raúl Carrillo & Jesse Myerson - Splinter

Citizen Thiel
by Guy Patrick Cunningham - Los Angeles Review of Books

Super Position
by David Graeber - The New Inquiry

Hurt People
by Bobby London - The New Inquiry

I miss you
by Shady Sands - Team Liquid

How to Say You Maybe Don’t Want to Be Married Anymore
Sarah Bregel takes a close look at her marriage after two kids, and wonders, how hard is too hard? - Longreads

Book chapters (243)

Project Runway
How to build a better failure. - Failure (Logic #5)

With Strings Attached
by Melisa Handl and Susan Spronk - Uneven and Combined

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Debt to Me
An American family’s struggle for student loan redemption - The Baffler No. 40 - Forced Exposure

The Century of Spin
In the formative days of public relations, elites imagined a “guided democracy” - The Baffler #44 - Truth Decay

The Museum of Failed Startups
The purest way to study startup as a culture is through failure. - Failure (Logic #5)

Books (173)