“You have to understand: you are the enemy.” Those were the words I heard uttered by a researcher in the European parliament to civil servants from the EU’s member states a couple of years ago. What – with aghast looks on their faces – did the researcher mean, the civil servants asked him? The answer was that the European parliament is united not by political will, but by its fights with the other EU institutions – the council and the commission – and this helps it overcome conflict internally. The enemy is always down the road, not in the parliament itself.”
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I've been wondering if SUV height is an issue. Today I realise it definitely is. I sit quite high on my ebike, and still couldn't see over this vehicle to anticipate any vehicles coming round the corner. With 'normal cars' I'd at least have some sort of line of sight round corner
We’ll follow him for the Brexit stuff and pay him for the diagrams*
* - said no one, ever
For creative industries this might work. For politics rather less I’d wager...
NEW: Twitter announces it’s exploring tipping and “Super Follows” - where users can super follow accounts, paying them a subscription for exclusive content, like Patreon
Curious whether newsrooms will allow reporters to generate extra revenues for themselves in this way or not?