Andrey (azangru) wrote,

An interesting conversation on sanctions. I was particularly taken in by the consensus opinion that general (non-targeted) sanctions don't work, while whether targeted sanctions work is questionable. At about 57 min, the host touches on the topic of how London is perceived as being dependent on the steady influx of money, dirty or not. And yet, despite his trademark directness, he never questions the very concept of weakening the economic ties with badly behaved countries or individuals. There's this strong "we don't want your dirty money" sentiment, the origins of which I have not yet discovered. Wonder how widespread this sentiment is in the general public. It's rather unintuitive.


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    Tweeted and retweeted by developers. Dunno. Been working for me. Can't speak to excellence, but certainly lots of stimulating humiliation:

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    Don't know if this is real or not, but if it is, it's really strange that Canadian bureaucrats should be specifically instructed not to use the…

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    This was a good talk. Interesting to see that SvelteKit is taking the same direction as, by using html forms to submit data without the…

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