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[l] at 6/3/20 7:55am
The press has hyped the "gee whiz" factor of space toys while ignoring that exiting the Open Skies agreement will kick off a new arms race.

[Category: Banana republic, China, Doomsday scenarios, Globalization, Guest Post, Politics, Russia]

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[l] at 6/3/20 4:55am

[Category: Guest Post, Links]

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[l] at 6/3/20 2:37am
The airlines are facing an existential crisis, yet no one in power is inclinded or even equipped to intervene.

[Category: Banana republic, Doomsday scenarios, Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Legal, Market inefficiencies, Pandemic, Politics, Regulations and regulators, Ridiculously obvious scams, Social policy]

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[l] at 6/3/20 2:04am
Abstract, “basic research" is essential to drug discovery. It is also largely funded by the public sector.

[Category: Banana republic, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Health care, Politics, Science and the scientific method, Technology and innovation]

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[l] at 6/3/20 12:42am
A bankruptcy judge minces no words. More, please.

[Category: Curiousities, Legal, Ridiculously obvious scams]

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[l] at 6/2/20 12:00pm
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, more soon. Reality — today in the form of Biden’s speech — keeps getting in the way of my production cycle. –lambert #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart. The data is the John Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. Today I thought I would […]

[Category: Water Cooler]

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[l] at 6/2/20 7:55am
Michael Hudson gives a detailed, if sobering, account of the outlook for the economy.

[Category: Banking industry, Credit markets, Doomsday scenarios, Dubious statistics, Economic fundamentals, Federal Reserve, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Income disparity, Investment outlook, Macroeconomic policy, Pandemic, Politics, Real estate]

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[l] at 6/2/20 4:55am

[Category: Guest Post]

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[l] at 6/2/20 4:50am
Some Covid-19 sleuthing.

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[l] at 6/2/20 3:25am
Progressive pickins look mighty slim.

[Category: Banana republic, Doomsday scenarios, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Politics]

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[l] at 6/2/20 2:54am
Does Condé Nast not want your money?

[Category: Curiousities, Globalization, Guest Post, Media watch]

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[l] at 6/1/20 12:00pm
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, I was trying to get my head round the riots, if riots we should call them, and so I got a very late start. I will add more links in due course. –lambert #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart. The data is the John Hopkins […]

[Category: Water Cooler]

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[l] at 6/1/20 7:55am
New ABC-Washington Post poll shows a majority favor halting the spread of COVID-19 over restarting the economy - this resisting the despite the propaganda blitz.

[Category: Banana republic, Doomsday scenarios, Dubious statistics, Guest Post, Pandemic, Politics]

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[l] at 6/1/20 4:55am

[Category: Guest Post, Links]

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[l] at 6/1/20 4:50am
Compilation of footage of police response to protests in various U.S. cities over police brutality and the killing of George Floyd, plus Amnesty International condemnation.

[Category: Banana republic, Doomsday scenarios, Guest Post, Politics, Surveillance state]

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[l] at 6/1/20 4:10am
The news on the EU and UK fronts is less than promising. It looks good only compared to rampaging cops on this side of the pond.

[Category: Banana republic, Brexit, Economic fundamentals, Europe, Free markets and their discontents, Macroeconomic policy, Pandemic, Politics, UK]

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[l] at 6/1/20 3:09am
Most people are not neurotic enough to maintain disiplines like social distancing over long periods of time.

[Category: Dubious statistics, Guest Post, Health care, Pandemic, Social values]

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[l] at 5/31/20 9:55am
The pace of the wasteful fashion industry will slow as we learn to cope with COVID-19. Will sustainability become more than a buzzword?

[Category: Doomsday scenarios, Environment, Globalization, Guest Post, India, Pandemic]

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[l] at 5/31/20 9:55am
The pace of the wasteful fashion industry will slow as we learn to cope with COVID-19. Will sustainability become more than a buzzword?

[Category: Doomsday scenarios, Environment, Globalization, Guest Post, India, Pandemic]

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[l] at 5/31/20 4:55am

[Category: Guest Post, Links]

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[l] at 5/31/20 4:50am
This is part 7 of my ongoing coverage of the Federal Reserve’s Coronavirus actions.

[Category: Banking industry, Credit markets, Doomsday scenarios, Economic fundamentals, Federal Reserve, Guest Post, Pandemic, Politics, Regulations and regulators]

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