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Nick Kapur
Historian of Japan and East Asia. I only tweet extremely interesting things.
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Nick Kapur 2h
Replying to @David_Leheny
I'm excited about this. The NBA never fails to deliver good storylines. Better than any soap opera.
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Nick Kapur 2h
Replying to @astanley711
This one is really good!
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Nick Kapur 2h
Trump gave us a preview of what he thinks is necessary for an unpopular president to get reelected/
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Nick Kapur 11h
Replying to @jkeagle
Get rid of time zones and have one, worldwide time zone. In the age of globalization and the internet, time zones hurt more than help.
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Nick Kapur 21h
From 1989 to 2018, the top 1% of Americans grew their wealth by $21 trillion, while the bottom 50% lost $900 billion
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Nick Kapur 14h
Replying to @BlackHC
Yup
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Nick Kapur 14h
Global warming is already slamming India, with temperature records shattered, villages abandoned due to lack of water, and 43% of the entire country in drought
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Nick Kapur 21h
From 1989 to 2018, the top 1% of Americans grew their wealth by $21 trillion, while the bottom 50% lost $900 billion
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Nick Kapur 22h
Replying to @AkemiJohnson
My book just finally came out too, so that makes two of us! I remember you telling me about this project way back then. I'm so glad to finally have it in my hands!
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Nick Kapur Jun 14
Replying to @AlbertBurneko
Yeah, what a stupid take.
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Nick Kapur Jun 14
Shouldn't that headline read "peek" instead of "peak"?
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Nick Kapur Jun 14
Super excited to read 's new book "Night in the American Village," telling the stories of women in Okinawa. Akemi and I were on the Fulbright together in Japan many years ago, and its so awesome to see this amazing project make it to print!
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Nick Kapur Jun 13
The real irony here is that Chua's daughter was harshly Tiger-Mom'd for no reason, since she got ahead purely through privilege, connections, and kissing up to the powerful.
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Nick Kapur Jun 13
Replying to @nick_kapur
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Nick Kapur Jun 13
More than half of humanity lives inside this circle.
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Nick Kapur Jun 12
America's worst company still coming up with new ways to be worser.
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Nick Kapur Jun 12
Replying to @beekaytulsa
Nope.
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Nick Kapur Jun 12
"Tiger Mom" Amy Chua was accused of writing a column defending Brett Kavanaugh to get a Supreme Court clerkship for her daughter, but denied it, saying her daughter was not applying that year. Less than a year later, her daughter is now Kavanaugh's clerk.
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Nick Kapur Jun 12
"The best technology for fighting climate change isn't a technology: it's forests"
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Mother Jones Jun 12
This was a stunning moment. blasted Trump officials today for their effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census: "I want to know why this question was magically added"
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