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[l] at 1/22/21 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler ~

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[l] at 1/22/21 4:55am

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[l] at 1/22/21 4:17am
With Covid-19 driving many migrants to return to their countries of origin, governments need to implement better reintegration plans.

[Category: Banana republic, Doomsday scenarios, Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Globalization, Guest Post, Income disparity, Pandemic]

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[l] at 1/22/21 3:00am
A clear eyed and therefore not cheery look at where President Biden is set to take the US.

[Category: Banana republic, CalPERS, Doomsday scenarios, Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Income disparity, Pandemic, Permaculture]

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[l] at 1/22/21 2:54am
Sanders is about to have considerable influence on spending priorities. Where and how does he have leverage?

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[l] at 1/21/21 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler ~ More on the inaugural ~

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[l] at 1/21/21 7:55am
Quelle surprise! Only now that EU and US officials are up in arms about monopolies are macroeconomics pros taking it seriously.

[Category: Macroeconomic policy, Market inefficiencies, Politics, Technology and innovation, The destruction of the middle class, The dismal science]

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[l] at 1/21/21 4:58am

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[l] at 1/21/21 4:54am
An important suit taking aim at the extensive misconduct of Deutsche Bank executives and board members is grinding its way through court.

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[l] at 1/21/21 12:59am
The Biden administration could use the Congressional Review Act to reverse Trump rulemaking. But it's easier said than done.

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[l] at 1/20/21 10:32pm
Richard Wolff takes on pro-capitalism propaganda.

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[l] at 1/20/21 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler, featuring the Biden inaugural ~

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[l] at 1/20/21 7:55am
Not your grandmother’s “yield curve control.” Only one thing that could force this ECB absurdity to end: a big bout of inflation.

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[l] at 1/20/21 4:55am

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[l] at 1/20/21 4:54am
Sadly, the CDC's new head does not look up to turning around the agency, even before getting to bizarre plans to expand its mission.

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[l] at 1/20/21 3:45am
Low-quality anonymous "editors" combined with a Google tie-up turned an interesting experiment into an overlooked but destructive monopoly.

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[l] at 1/20/21 3:08am
The economy is likely to be crippled for months and fiscal rescue on a large scale, once again, is very much necessary.

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[l] at 1/19/21 12:00pm
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Bird Song of the Day Sadly, the state bird of Delaware, the Blue Hen, is not a distinct species. #COVID19 At reader request, I’ve added this daily chart from 91-DIVOC. The data is the Johns Hopkins CSSE data. Here is the site. I feel I’m engaging in a macabre form […]

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[l] at 1/19/21 7:55am
Yves here. Many associate sweatshops in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with “fast fashion,” aka the close-to-disposable frocks made by the likes of H&M. As this article explains, the use of ultra-cheap labor extends much further up the fashion food food chain. And these poorly-paid workers get thrown to the curb when orders fall off. By […]

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[l] at 1/19/21 4:55am

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[l] at 1/19/21 4:54am
How Covid is extending the reach of crapification.

[Category: Free markets and their discontents, Pandemic, Ridiculously obvious scams, Technology and innovation, The destruction of the middle class]

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