Favorite Tweets: April – May 2014

sarakgoo

Big question for 2014: Will Hispanic voters show up? A look at previous election turnout: http://pewrsr.ch/1ih8H06 pic.twitter.com/XKRWLXuORm

counterparties

“Most stuff worth writing has been written already. Just link to it.” — @CJFDillow http://stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_mumbling/2014/04/in-praise-of-brevity.html

AlbertoNardelli

UNESCO should impose sanctions MT @NewsBreaker: Canadian pizza chain has created a Pizza Cake http://bit.ly/1nfSWfW pic.twitter.com/ejO5E5SN7b

Regendelfin

Helmut Mehdorn hat sich endlich festgelegt: Der Berliner Flughafen wird im selben Jahr eröffnet, in dem Schalke 04 Deutscher Meister wird.

Pawelmorski

Finally given up on the Mac. Need a PC with a really good screen.

businessinsider

This One Image Shows There’s A Massive Opportunity To Revolutionize The Financial System http://read.bi/1rw1sqD pic.twitter.com/xzmROGeIOC

pourmecoffee

@rupertmurdoch I know a company that unethically spied on people. Can you guess what it is?

JustinWolfers

The Piketty debate, summarized—in a comic: theguardian.com/commentisfree/cartoon/2014/apr/28/first-dog-piketty

ohsarayeah

Hach, seufz. Warum bin ich besser als alle anderen?

drewholmes

JESUS CHRIST I HOPE NOT pic.twitter.com/Jo1H7fikRl

Noahpinion

Cultural stereotypes will almost never help you understand anything that happens in another country.

neiltyson

Our Common Sense is not derived from what’s true in Nature but from what our senses perceive to be true in Nature.

ryanavent

Man, the economy should grow at 0.1% more often.

pikettybot

The social sciences collectively know too little to waste time on foolish disciplinary squabbles.

dandrezner

Without in any way absolving Russia’s role, has 2014 provided any evidence that Ukraine’s security forces can do anything well?

henryfarrell

If Becker a great economist, he’s a great economist like Marx. Not formal advances, but expanding scope of investigation to new relations.

nycsouthpaw

:( RT @ProfWoodward: A sad sign of our times pic.twitter.com/20wo0COK2Z

pourmecoffee

97% of scientists came up with climate change as a marketing tactic *because they are so good at that sort of thing*. Wake up, sheeple.

NesrineMalik

The 5 stages of Western Reaction to Foreign Events
1 Ignorance
2 Wikipedia wisdom
3 Outrage
4 #SolidarityHashtag
5 Tedious self-obsession

devonmaylie

One South African voter tells me that capitalism is failing his community. He’s wearing gold earrings with dollar signs on them.

FrankJBK

Männer sind sehr wohl Multitasking fähig.
Sie können mehrere Probleme gleichzeitig verursachen.

LorcanRK

That’s it. Women at top of every office in Ireland – Justice, Police, DPP, Chief Justice of Supreme court, AG and State Solicitor.

thegermanfor

The German for quick-witted is schlagfertig which means ready to hit.

MeredithFrost

How 37 banks became 4 in just 20 years http://i.imgur.com/Vbdz4Qi.jpg (h/t @Ian56789)

umairh

Nigel Farage is a ferocious idiot; the kind who bathes luxuriantly in the shit of stupidity; and tells us the water’s just fine.

NeinQuarterly

Deconstruction. It was our undoing.

RachelDonadio

You know, the #Eurovision web site is much easier to navigate than Eurostat’s. eurovision.tv/page/news

Queen_Europe

Europe does love a Queen. #gutenacht

Simon_Nixon

So who says there is no European demos? Remarkable assertion of common values – and almost all in a common language too.

luebberding

Es gibt auch keine “Nachbarschaftspunkte”, sondern transnationale Kommunikationsräume. #esc #ESC2014 Es gewinnt, wer sie überwinden kann.

AchimKla

All those who helped Austria win #ESC2014: please vote against intolerance, nationalism and right wing populism in two weeks for #EP2014

BeautifulMaps

The number of people with Multiple Sclerosis has increased. People per 100K with MS Via: @MSIntFederation @WorldMSDay pic.twitter.com/SQ6O6xM7a0

extra3

Zu einigen Kommentaren betr. @ConchitaWurst: Mit Hilfe eines guten Therapeuten ist Homophobie heute durchaus heilbar. #esc #ConchitaWurst

pourmecoffee

I wonder if Jay-Z would rather fight 100 duck-sized Solanges or one Solange-sized duck.

uniwave

Umfrage unter Zuschauern der #wahlarena: Warum haben Sie eingeschaltet? pic.twitter.com/9HWKJqWHLl

AlbertoNardelli

You can see how this could quite easily be taken out of context: pic.twitter.com/dwUaEN1vV2

niggi

Deutsche, wählt nicht den Luxemburger! Ekel-Werbung der #SPD heute in @Bild

conorsen

The real winners here are those too lazy to read R&R and Piketty.

barnejek

Is this the @FT ‘s Watergate moment?

ryanavent

Certainly worth examining, but the series here don’t seem to have changed as much as implied.

littlewisehen

Die Rechtsradikalen in der #Ukraine haben weniger als 1 % der Stimmen erzielt…

Das muss Deutschland erst mal nachmachen.

Pawelmorski

Americans: In Europe we do our exasperated voting for right-wing nutcases in elections that don’t matter.

JustinWolfers

FT’s graceless parting shot: “The sources he has appear to be secondary to Prof Piketty’s prior expectations of what the data needs to show”

Jess_Hoel

I need a word analogous to “mansplaining” for how some economists speak to other social scientists.

felixsalmon

Bright pink stretch hummer idling outside the most expensive apartment building in NYC: pic.twitter.com/TTC3FJ5NRH

pourmecoffee

Marketing managers: You don’t have to do a selfie promotion campaign. Galileo refused to accept geocentrism and now he is a hero. Be a hero.

conradhackett

Rank of antidepressant use in 23 OECD countries
1 Iceland
2 Australia
3 Canada
4 Denmark
5 Sweden
7 UK
pic.twitter.com/eiLWM17cH9

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