1. There’s a history of telescope piracy (!) and the hed/dek here is great:
Who Would Kidnap a Space Telescope?
“We hope pirates don’t take it,” one astrophysicist said.
What individual wealth advice misses out on is the systemic reasons people are poor and are in debt. And as a result, so many financial services focus on what individuals can do, rather than how institutions must change. It’s easier for someone to look a poor mother in the eye and tell her to work harder than to try and help her.
3. I just this very morning learned about kayfabe and the Wikipedia article is fascinating. I won’t spoil it for you but you won’t regret clicking.