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[Question] EA for vot­ing rights?

bg20718 Jan 2022 16:49 UTC
9 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Some (Rough) Thoughts on the Value of Cam­paign Contributions

JacobS10 Feb 2020 4:53 UTC
21 points
5 comments8 min readEA link

Help Cal­ifor­nia im­ple­ment Ap­proval Vot­ing—Time Sen­si­tive—Nov. 18, 2021

Mahendra Prasad17 Nov 2021 8:28 UTC
18 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

The top X-fac­tor EA ne­glects: desta­bi­liza­tion of the United States

Yelnats T.J.31 Aug 2022 19:18 UTC
27 points
2 comments18 min readEA link

USAID Office of the Chief Economist: Ev­i­dence Use Team Lead

Dean Karlan27 Jul 2023 22:02 UTC
72 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Guard­ing Against Pandemics

Guarding Against Pandemics18 Sep 2021 11:15 UTC
72 points
15 comments4 min readEA link

EA con­sid­er­a­tions re­gard­ing in­creas­ing poli­ti­cal polarization

Alfred Dreyfus19 Jun 2020 8:25 UTC
107 points
49 comments15 min readEA link

How we can im­prove the U.S. so­cial safety net and save lives

lauradelaplaya30 Apr 2024 20:16 UTC
22 points
9 comments8 min readEA link

Un­der­fund­ing of break­through treat­ments for ad­dic­tion and over­dose—look­ing for help

Nicholas Reville31 Jan 2024 10:38 UTC
28 points
15 comments2 min readEA link

U.S. EAs Should Con­sider Ap­ply­ing to Join U.S. Diplomacy

abiolvera17 May 2022 17:14 UTC
115 points
22 comments9 min readEA link

There’s a role for small EA donors in cam­paign finance

Rachel Shu3 Nov 2021 7:28 UTC
31 points
12 comments3 min readEA link

Some po­ten­tial les­sons from Car­rick’s Con­gres­sional bid

Daniel_Eth18 May 2022 5:58 UTC
301 points
94 comments11 min readEA link

Desta­bi­liza­tion of the United States: The top X-fac­tor EA ne­glects?

Yelnats T.J.15 Jul 2024 2:54 UTC
136 points
12 comments39 min readEA link

How I got an en­try-level role in Congress

new_staffer12 Apr 2021 4:10 UTC
121 points
6 comments9 min readEA link

US bill limit­ing pa­tient philan­thropy?

Max_Daniel24 Jun 2021 22:14 UTC
95 points
11 comments4 min readEA link
(www.nytimes.com)

AMA: Jeremiah John­son, Direc­tor/​Founder of the Ne­oliberal Project

JeremiahJohnson28 Sep 2021 16:08 UTC
71 points
69 comments1 min readEA link

U.S. Has De­stroyed the Last of Its Once-Vast Chem­i­cal Weapons Arsenal

JMonty18 Jul 2023 1:47 UTC
19 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(www.nytimes.com)

Linkpost: 7 A.I. Com­pa­nies Agree to Safe­guards After Pres­sure From the White House

MHR21 Jul 2023 13:23 UTC
61 points
4 comments1 min readEA link
(www.nytimes.com)

An EA’s Guide to Wash­ing­ton DC

Andy Masley10 Apr 2023 21:10 UTC
133 points
0 comments9 min readEA link

AI Safety Newslet­ter #5: Ge­offrey Hin­ton speaks out on AI risk, the White House meets with AI labs, and Tro­jan at­tacks on lan­guage models

Center for AI Safety9 May 2023 15:26 UTC
60 points
0 comments4 min readEA link
(newsletter.safe.ai)

RIP Med­i­cal Debt

Layla S10 May 2023 20:59 UTC
0 points
13 comments1 min readEA link
(ripmedicaldebt.org)

Best Use of 2 Minutes this Month (U.S.)

Rockwell7 Aug 2023 20:16 UTC
136 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

Sam Bankman-Fried should spend $100M on short-term pro­jects now

Yitz31 May 2022 19:17 UTC
16 points
14 comments3 min readEA link

PEPFAR, one of the most life-sav­ing global health pro­grams, is at risk

salonium10 Dec 2023 20:37 UTC
168 points
13 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] Should U.S. donors give to an EA-fo­cused PAC like Guard­ing Against Pan­demics in­stead of in­di­vi­d­ual cam­paigns?

BrownHairedEevee20 May 2022 23:49 UTC
8 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

A Map to Nav­i­gate AI Governance

hanadulset14 Feb 2022 22:41 UTC
72 points
11 comments24 min readEA link

Un­der­stand­ing prob­lems with U.S.-China hotlines

christian.r24 Jun 2024 13:39 UTC
9 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(thebulletin.org)

Con­sider en­ter­ing the 2024 US di­ver­sity visa lot­tery by Novem­ber 8 2022 - it’s free and fast to do

Tyrone-Jay Barugh7 Oct 2022 20:33 UTC
77 points
4 comments18 min readEA link

Us­ing the tax sys­tem and stock mar­ket to donate more: a few ba­sic strategies

BenSchifman1 Nov 2020 21:44 UTC
24 points
3 comments11 min readEA link

The­o­ries of Change for Track II Di­plo­macy [Founders Pledge]

christian.r9 Jul 2024 13:31 UTC
18 points
2 comments33 min readEA link

Could poverty in­ter­ven­tions in the US be cost-effec­tive for global health?

Abbey Chaver18 Jan 2024 10:53 UTC
18 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

New vol­un­tary com­mit­ments (AI Seoul Sum­mit)

Zach Stein-Perlman21 May 2024 11:00 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.gov.uk)

New York­ers: take <5m to help re­im­burse kid­ney donors!

abier1 Jun 2022 1:33 UTC
75 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

How EAs Can Em­bolden Em­ploy­ees (es­pe­cially those close to Bi­den)

Woody Campbell13 Jul 2024 16:25 UTC
9 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

A Crit­i­cal Re­view of Open Philan­thropy’s Bet On Crim­i­nal Jus­tice Reform

NunoSempere16 Jun 2022 16:40 UTC
302 points
97 comments26 min readEA link

New US Se­nate Bill on X-Risk Miti­ga­tion [Linkpost]

Evan R. Murphy4 Jul 2022 1:28 UTC
22 points
12 comments1 min readEA link
(www.hsgac.senate.gov)

Surveillance and free ex­pres­sion | Sunyshore

BrownHairedEevee23 Feb 2021 2:14 UTC
10 points
0 comments9 min readEA link
(sunyshore.substack.com)

The FDA de­manded my em­ployer bury in­con­ve­nient clini­cal trial data. What should I do?

Throwaway64115 Apr 2022 12:47 UTC
139 points
13 comments6 min readEA link

Go Repub­li­can, Young EA!

ColdButtonIssues13 Apr 2022 4:43 UTC
124 points
41 comments4 min readEA link

U.S. Ex­ec­u­tive branch ap­point­ments: why you may want to pur­sue one and tips for how to do so

Demosthenes_USA28 Nov 2020 19:20 UTC
65 points
6 comments12 min readEA link

Po­ten­tially high-im­pact job: Colorado Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture, Bureau of An­i­mal Pro­tec­tion Manager

alene10 Dec 2021 0:00 UTC
16 points
6 comments1 min readEA link
(www.governmentjobs.com)

Take­aways on US Policy Ca­reers (Part 1): Paths to Im­pact and Per­sonal Fit

Mau26 Aug 2021 2:45 UTC
107 points
2 comments27 min readEA link

Choos­ing causes re Flynn for Oregon

Zach Stein-Perlman18 May 2022 3:59 UTC
50 points
25 comments2 min readEA link

US Ci­ti­zens: Tar­geted poli­ti­cal con­tri­bu­tions are prob­a­bly the best pas­sive dona­tion op­por­tu­ni­ties for miti­gat­ing ex­is­ten­tial risk

Jeffrey Ladish5 May 2022 23:04 UTC
51 points
20 comments5 min readEA link

Fi­nal Re­port of the Na­tional Se­cu­rity Com­mis­sion on Ar­tifi­cial In­tel­li­gence (NSCAI, 2021)

MichaelA1 Jun 2021 8:19 UTC
51 points
3 comments4 min readEA link
(www.nscai.gov)

Ten Big Wins for Farm An­i­mals in 2021

EA Forum Archives25 Dec 2021 3:39 UTC
51 points
0 comments4 min readEA link
(mailchi.mp)

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Gover­nor Of Cal­ifor­nia? (Scott Alexan­der: As­tral Codex Ten)

Nathan Young26 Aug 2021 11:08 UTC
45 points
10 comments8 min readEA link

Fight­ing Cli­mate Change with Pro­gres­sive Ac­tivism in the US: CEA

Dan Stein25 Sep 2021 0:22 UTC
16 points
8 comments13 min readEA link

Idea: call-your-rep­re­sen­ta­tive newsletter

Ann Garth14 Jul 2022 23:31 UTC
34 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Should EAs be more wel­com­ing to thought­ful and al­igned Repub­li­cans?

Linch20 Jan 2020 2:28 UTC
33 points
10 comments3 min readEA link

AMA: Eliz­a­beth Ed­wards-Ap­pell, former State Representative

ElizabethE9 Jan 2021 18:05 UTC
94 points
28 comments1 min readEA link

Im­pact of End­ing US An­i­mal Subsidies

Harriet Ritchie15 May 2022 7:00 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Shal­low eval­u­a­tions of longter­mist organizations

NunoSempere24 Jun 2021 15:31 UTC
192 points
34 comments34 min readEA link

[Question] What ac­tions most effec­tive if you care about re­pro­duc­tive rights in Amer­ica?

Gordon Seidoh Worley26 Jun 2022 15:35 UTC
11 points
11 comments1 min readEA link

Work­ing with the Beef In­dus­try for Chicken Welfare

Hazo18 Dec 2022 21:55 UTC
181 points
17 comments16 min readEA link

The best $5,800 I’ve ever donated (to pan­demic pre­ven­tion).

ASB5 Feb 2022 21:18 UTC
281 points
81 comments4 min readEA link

Ide­ol­ogy and Perfor­mance in Public Organizations

Dale12 Apr 2021 18:26 UTC
25 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.nber.org)

Con­crete For­eign Policy Recom­men­da­tions for America

kbog20 Jan 2020 21:52 UTC
16 points
7 comments11 min readEA link

A Land­scape Anal­y­sis of In­sti­tu­tional Im­prove­ment Opportunities

IanDavidMoss21 Mar 2022 0:15 UTC
97 points
25 comments29 min readEA link

Fix Pri­son Telecom

Benj Azose13 Aug 2022 9:11 UTC
31 points
3 comments6 min readEA link

Early spend­ing re­search and Car­rick Flynn

DirectedEvolution19 May 2022 5:08 UTC
85 points
6 comments3 min readEA link

Im­pact of US Strate­gic Power on Global Well-Be­ing (quick take)

kbog23 Mar 2019 6:19 UTC
13 points
2 comments5 min readEA link

Lab-grown meat is cleared for sale in the United States

Ben_West🔸22 Jun 2023 0:42 UTC
209 points
6 comments1 min readEA link
(edition.cnn.com)

[Question] What are the most effec­tive non-prof­its tar­get­ting the U.S.?

Ethan Roland3 Feb 2023 18:44 UTC
4 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

The 2018 elec­tions and farm animals

EA Forum Archives4 Oct 2018 5:00 UTC
1 point
0 comments5 min readEA link
(us14.campaign-archive.com)

[Question] Should EAs in the U.S. fo­cus more on fed­eral or state/​lo­cal poli­tics?

BrownHairedEevee5 May 2021 8:33 UTC
12 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Food Safety: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Oc­to­ber 16, 2023)

BrownHairedEevee21 Oct 2023 21:14 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Question] Sugges­tions for non­profit bud­get­ing/​ac­counts/​le­gal courses/​MOOCs/​material

david_reinstein19 Jan 2024 18:34 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

In­sta­bil­ity risks of the up­com­ing U.S. elec­tion and recom­men­da­tions for EAs

Juan Cambeiro3 Nov 2020 1:19 UTC
33 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

How to Avoid Cal­ifor­nia Re­call Disasters (SF Chron­i­cle Op-Ed)

Mahendra Prasad17 Sep 2021 5:01 UTC
3 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

The US ex­pands re­stric­tions on AI ex­ports to China. What are the x-risk effects?

Stephen Clare14 Oct 2022 18:17 UTC
155 points
20 comments4 min readEA link

Can­di­date Scor­ing Sys­tem, Se­cond Release

kbog19 Mar 2019 5:41 UTC
30 points
27 comments2 min readEA link

Get­ting money out of poli­tics and into charity

Eric Neyman6 Oct 2020 5:28 UTC
112 points
47 comments3 min readEA link

Can­di­date Scor­ing Sys­tem recom­men­da­tions for the Demo­cratic pres­i­den­tial primaries

kbog31 Jan 2020 12:25 UTC
24 points
24 comments3 min readEA link

On Mike Berkow­itz’s 80k Podcast

Timothy_Liptrot21 Apr 2021 1:53 UTC
16 points
10 comments4 min readEA link

EA Shouldn’t Try to Ex­er­cise Direct Poli­ti­cal Power

iamasockpuppet21 Jul 2022 10:29 UTC
156 points
31 comments7 min readEA link

Can­di­date Scor­ing Sys­tem, Third Release

kbog2 Apr 2019 6:33 UTC
11 points
8 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] EA al­igned lawyers in Texas?

Solomon Sia10 Oct 2022 8:06 UTC
5 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

2020 United States/​Cal­ifor­nia elec­tion recommendations

kbog31 Oct 2020 23:15 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Vot­ing is to­day (Tues­day March 3) in Cal­ifor­nia and other states—here are recommendations

kbog3 Mar 2020 10:40 UTC
23 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

A wealth tax could have un­pre­dictable effects on poli­tics and philanthropy

Pablo31 Oct 2019 13:05 UTC
19 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.vox.com)

[Question] Ex­ist­ing EA thought on U.S. mass me­dia cam­paigns?

Jasper Meyer2 Dec 2022 22:20 UTC
2 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Re­sponse to a Dy­lan Matthews ar­ti­cle on Vox about bipartisanship

kbog20 Dec 2018 15:53 UTC
59 points
14 comments8 min readEA link

Re­view: “Why It’s OK To Ig­nore Poli­tics” by Christo­pher Freiman

kbog23 Feb 2021 5:38 UTC
20 points
0 comments19 min readEA link

[Question] Cal­ifor­nia 2022 Pri­mary Elec­tion Recom­men­da­tions?

joeysulpizio16 May 2022 5:49 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Recom­men­da­tions for pri­ori­tiz­ing poli­ti­cal en­gage­ment in the 2020 US elections

IanDavidMoss14 Oct 2020 13:52 UTC
38 points
22 comments7 min readEA link

New and im­proved Can­di­date Scor­ing System

kbog12 Nov 2019 8:49 UTC
21 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

EA USA: What can we do?

Benjamin Start27 May 2022 9:44 UTC
−16 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Why we need a new agency to reg­u­late ad­vanced ar­tifi­cial intelligence

Michael Huang4 Aug 2022 13:38 UTC
25 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.brookings.edu)

E.A. Me­gapro­ject Ideas

Tomer_Goloboy21 Mar 2022 1:23 UTC
15 points
4 comments3 min readEA link

War Between the US and China: A case study for epistemic challenges around China-re­lated catas­trophic risk

Jordan_Schneider12 Aug 2022 2:19 UTC
76 points
17 comments43 min readEA link

When does it make sense to sup­port/​op­pose poli­ti­cal can­di­dates on EA grounds?

IanDavidMoss14 Oct 2020 13:51 UTC
49 points
33 comments8 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing The Log­i­cal Foun­da­tion, an EA-Aligned Non­profit with a Plan to End Poverty With Guaran­teed Income

Michael Simm18 Nov 2022 8:13 UTC
17 points
3 comments24 min readEA link

A sys­tem for scor­ing poli­ti­cal can­di­dates. RFC (re­quest for com­ments) on method­ol­ogy and positions

kbog13 Feb 2019 10:35 UTC
24 points
14 comments2 min readEA link

Run For President

Brian Moore2 Jul 2022 0:52 UTC
−1 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Take­aways on US Policy Ca­reers (Part 2): Ca­reer Advice

Mau8 Nov 2021 8:42 UTC
86 points
7 comments34 min readEA link

Can­di­date Scor­ing Sys­tem, Fifth Release

kbog5 Jun 2019 8:10 UTC
11 points
12 comments1 min readEA link

Is there some­thing like GiveWell for gov­ern­ment pro­grams?

aoreidmarr20 Dec 2021 22:25 UTC
10 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

A com­par­i­son of Amer­i­can poli­ti­cal parties

kbog9 Dec 2020 20:45 UTC
11 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Prevent­ing a US-China war as a policy priority

Matthew_Barnett22 Jun 2022 18:07 UTC
64 points
22 comments8 min readEA link

Run­ning for U.S. pres­i­dent as a high-im­pact ca­reer path

CBiddulph22 Jan 2022 4:56 UTC
13 points
6 comments10 min readEA link

Amer­ica & the Shape of the Far Future

Aidan Fitzsimons9 Jan 2023 6:03 UTC
8 points
1 comment12 min readEA link

EA should help Tyler Cowen pub­lish his drafted book in China

Matt Brooks14 Jan 2023 21:10 UTC
38 points
8 comments3 min readEA link

Post-Mortem: Effec­tive Altru­ism x Law Pre­sents: Im­pact Liti­ga­tion for An­i­mal Welfare

McGill EA x Law31 Jan 2023 18:52 UTC
14 points
2 comments5 min readEA link

Gaps in Deter­rence The­ory Episte­mol­ogy, RCT Short­com­ings, and a Pro­posal for Ac­tion Alignment

Garrett Ehinger17 Feb 2023 18:46 UTC
2 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

Fore­casts on Moore v Harper from Samotsvety

gregjustice20 Mar 2023 4:03 UTC
37 points
1 comment27 min readEA link
(samotsvety.org)

[Question] Bill pro­hibit­ing the use of QALYs in US health­care de­ci­sions?

gordoni12 Mar 2023 7:27 UTC
44 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

An EA’s Guide to Visit­ing New York City

Alex R Kaplan19 Jul 2023 10:46 UTC
76 points
9 comments13 min readEA link

Cel­e­brat­ing Progress: Re­cent High­lights from the NYC EA Community

Alex R Kaplan20 Sep 2023 10:30 UTC
53 points
6 comments9 min readEA link

[Question] Are U.S. Poli­ti­ci­ans In­tel­lec­tu­ally Ri­gor­ous Be­hind the Scenes or Do Public De­bates Ac­cu­rately Reflect Their Un­der­stand­ing?

Aaron Graifman23 Nov 2023 9:14 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

How economists got Africa’s AIDS epi­demic wrong

Justin Sandefur10 Jun 2023 5:25 UTC
262 points
26 comments8 min readEA link

New story about Dustin Moskovitz, EA, his meet­ing with Joe Bi­den, plans for the 2024 elec­tion, and his beef with Marc An­dreessen over AI

teddyschleifer20 Mar 2024 20:32 UTC
19 points
15 comments2 min readEA link

The US-China Re­la­tion­ship and Catas­trophic Risk (EAG Bos­ton tran­script)

EA Global9 Jul 2024 13:50 UTC
30 points
1 comment19 min readEA link

An­i­mal welfare in the United States: Op­por­tu­ni­ties for impact

Animal Ask22 May 2024 8:57 UTC
31 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.animalask.org)

US Poverty In­ter­ven­tions: how should we pri­ori­tize?

Abbey Chaver18 Jan 2024 17:46 UTC
5 points
4 comments4 min readEA link

The U.S. and China Need an AI In­ci­dents Hotline

christian.r3 Jun 2024 18:46 UTC
23 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.lawfaremedia.org)

Pres­i­dent Trump as a Global Catas­trophic Risk

HaydnBelfield18 Nov 2016 18:02 UTC
25 points
16 comments27 min readEA link