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Duterte slams ‘selfish’ nations on vaccines

Rudy Santos - The Philippine Star September 23, 2021 | 12:00am President Duterte delivers his pre-recorded speech before the 76th United Nations General Assembly yesterday. STAR / File MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte lambasted yesterday rich countries over their “selfish” plan to give COVID-19 booster shots to their citizens as…
bubmag
September 22, 2021
Self-driving Vehicles

George Packer’s Center Cannot Hold

In recent years, the books of liberals have shrunk in line with their aspirations. For 2019’s A Thousand Small Sanities, New Yorker staff writer Adam Gopnik took 272 pages to explain, groovily, how liberalism is “teenage texting raised to the power of law.” Last year, The Atlantic’s Anne Applebaum published…
bubmag
September 13, 2021
Self-driving Vehicles

Chinese social platforms to ‘rectify’ accounts publishing financial information

Major Chinese social media platforms, including WeChat, Weibo, Douyin, and Kuaishou, said they would rectify “self-media” accounts that have violated rules when publishing financial information. The moves came after the country’s internet watchdog, the Cyberspace Administration of China, said it would look into accounts that have repeatedly released financial news…
bubmag
August 30, 2021
Self-driving Vehicles

Conservatives’ Bullshit War on Simone Biles

For most of this week, the right has raged about Simone Biles. By deciding to withdraw from the Tokyo Olympics to focus on her mental health—a wholly reasonable decision given that gymnastics is an extraordinarily dangerous sport even when participating athletes are at peak condition—the greatest gymnast of all time…
bubmag
July 29, 2021