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Comment by EirikMofoss on The case of the missing cause prioritisation research · 2020-11-22T20:03:23.348Z · EA · GW

I fully agree with this!

"it doesn’t feel like the EA community has thought much about policy. For example there is a huge focus on AI policy, but the justification for this is weak. Even if you fully believe the longtermist arguments that top programmers should work on AI alignment, it does not immediately follow that good policy people can have more long term impact in AI policy compared to policy on resilience, macroeconomics, institution design, nuclear non-proliferation, climate change, democracy promotion, political polarisation, etc, etc."

Comment by EirikMofoss on effektiv-spenden.org: 2019 - Year in Review · 2020-06-21T19:57:21.717Z · EA · GW

EA Australia does this as well (for many years), and donations through them are tax deductible. See https://effectivealtruism.org.au/

Comment by EirikMofoss on What Are Effective Alternatives to Party Politics for Effective Public Policy Advocacy? · 2019-02-02T12:27:48.587Z · EA · GW

As an alternative to joining a party and aiming for becoming MP or similar, there's also the option to become a political adviser, and/or to work somewhat politically in the civil service. Although far from rational conditions, positions as advisers seem to demand much less of everything typical "non-EA" that a career as an MP might require, IMO.