Put this Taxes thing in the context of Climate Breakdown, needed infrastructure repairs and things you can do with policies and you migth get somewhere.

"The public back higher taxes on wealth, focus groups reveal" 

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"The public back higher taxes on wealth, focus groups reveal" 

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"The public back higher taxes on wealth, focus groups reveal" 

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"The public back higher taxes on wealth, focus groups reveal" 

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@syndikalista

The short answer: availability.

Historically, several interacting factors have been at work:
1) In 1998 U.S. Goverment owned Domain Naming System (DNS) was privatized and the non-profit ICANN was founded;
2) In 2013 all four-letter-com addresses had been exhausted (All easy to remember address taken by then);
3) The privatization of DNS made massive sales of domain names possible (remember Tonga- and Libya addresses?)
4) In 2010 GoDaddy introduced the .co domain to enhance possibilities with the same domain name. It could thus sell more domain names. (Remember when the Guardian's address was a mere .co.uk- instead of today's .com-address?)
5) Search engines became the go-to approach for people to find web addresses.

All these factors seem to have contributed to the decline in the importance of the original DNS division of domain names categories, like .gov, .com, .mil, .biz, .edu, .org etc.

Today the difference between a .com and .co address seems to consist primarily in their availability. For private users, the .co as .com addresses are equally affordable (the .com address a bit more expensive than a .co address); but .com addresses may already be taken whereas .co may not. The disadvantage of a .co address is in ranking: Google ranks .com addresses higher than .co addresses, but people can optimize such rankings by other means.

Does anyone know why the modern day productivity bloggers use .co over .com urls?

Following the education thread yesterday: who would be interested in seasonal local community learning, if it were available and why?

@priryo thank you for following. What made you ignore new things? And what have you found so far?

"Fully automated fantasies are what happens when ppl have had no serious engagement with energy literacy and sustainability literacies. Find me one FALC supporter who has every talked to a renewable energy engineer and I will eat my hat." Via ecolabs

β€žThe concept of sexual orientation itself is a relatively recent invention of Western culture.β€œ

Next Scam Industry on the horizont 

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Next Scam Industry on the horizont 

Dogcontent 

How come that so many (I counted at least 10?) seemingly agnostic/atheist Americans take up religion in their mid twenties?

If you could read only one writer β€” and one writer only β€” for the rest of your life, who would it be?

(Please tell me why)

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