I’ve been accumulating stuff for this issue for a few days now. There just isn’t that much right now.
Paul Elie, “The Pope’s Coming Vatican Showdown with American Conservatives,” New Yorker, September 18, 2023, https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-popes-coming-vatican-showdown-with-american-conservatives
Fig. 1. Obviously, nowhere near Pittsburgh: “A Pennsylvania state trooper checks motorists’ speed using a radar gun.” Unattributed photograph credited only to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Peter Hall, “Traffic camera programs in Pa. are reducing fatalities and speeding, officials say,” Pennsylvania Capital-Star, September 18, 2023, https://www.penncapital-star.com/transportation-infrastructure/traffic-camera-programs-in-pa-are-reducing-fatalities-and-speeding-officials-say/
Fig. 1. Yeah, this is me. The sign says, “If you’re whining about a labor shortage, STOP ignoring my job applications!” And the QR-code leads here. Photograph by author, January 16, 2023.
They didn’t do it in California. They haven’t done it anywhere else. But Uber has the same tired threat of a “shut down” for Europe in response to a proposed requirement that the company treat drivers like human beings. Europe should call their bluff.
Javier Espinoza, “Uber warns of threat to drivers in ‘hundreds’ of cities under EU gig work plan,” Financial Times, September 20, 2023, https://www.ft.com/content/1d2ca0e1-b3f0-4fcb-b0c0-a2504b48b605
Fig. 1. “A Toyota bZ4X electric sport utility vehicle: EVs currently on the market are fitted with batteries that use liquid lithium-ion electrolytes.” Photograph by Kiyoshi Ota, n.d., via Financial Times, fair use.
Shannon Osaka and Emily Guskin, “America passed the EV ‘tipping point’ — but many buyers still want gas,” Washington Post, September 18, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-solutions/2023/09/15/ev-tipping-point-electric-poll/
Sammy Westfall, “What is the Khalistan separatist movement behind the India-Canada rift?” Washington Post, September 19, 2023, https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/09/19/khalistan-movement-india-canada-separatist-sikh/
- Associated Press, “Senate OKs local police using radar for speed enforcement,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, June 23, 2021, https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/senate-oks-local-police-using-radar-for-speed-enforcement/↩
- Javier Espinoza, “Uber warns of threat to drivers in ‘hundreds’ of cities under EU gig work plan,” Financial Times, September 20, 2023, https://www.ft.com/content/1d2ca0e1-b3f0-4fcb-b0c0-a2504b48b605↩