168 – Unions Are Governments

We speak with Levi/Ferb, learning about labor law in the USA. Turns out it’s not what we thought.


What would a general strike look like today?
Biden intervenes in railroad contract to block strike
Truckers strike at Port of Oakland
Taft–Hartley Act
A People’s History of the United States
Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
United Mine Workers of America to pay more than $13 million in compensation to an Alabama coal company
African American Workers Historic Struggle Against Segregation

Labor News:

Who Gets the Bird?
PayDay Report
Working People Podcast

“You are GPT-3,” a long-form prompt directly instructing GPT-3 on desired usage of a scratchpad to suppress hallucinatory answers

0:00:01 Main Topic
2:08:40 Feedback
2:14:46 LW posts
2:40:03 Thank the Patron

Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?

Also merch!

Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast, and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

To Lead, You Must Stand Up

Cultish Countercultishness

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

My Strange Beliefs

Posting on Politics

The Two-Party Swindle

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