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[l] at 1/20/22 12:00pm
By Lambert Strether of Corrente Bird Song of the Day The notes say continuing flock. They certainly are voluble! * * * Politics But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature? James Madison, Federalist 51 They had learned nothing, and forgotten nothing. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord When the going []

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[l] at 1/20/22 7:55am
Corbevax, a protein subunit vaccine, is easier to produce than current Covid vaccines. But short duration of immunity remains a concern.

[Category: Guest Post, Health care, Pandemic, Science and the scientific method, Social policy]

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[l] at 1/20/22 4:55am

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[l] at 1/20/22 4:54am
McKinsey is again in hot water, now for an appellate court reviving a case that McKinsey lied in bankruptcy court for fun and big profits.

[Category: Legal, Ridiculously obvious scams]

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[l] at 1/20/22 3:29am
Public finance plays a large role in agriculture. Instead of propping up corporate interests, it should learn from local food producers

[Category: Banana republic, Doomsday scenarios, Environment, Guest Post, Income disparity, Ridiculously obvious scams, Social policy]

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[l] at 1/20/22 3:05am
The most-hyped stocks are collapsing, some by 90%, such as EV SPACs, as the sordid underbelly of the stock market comes unglued.

[Category: Banana republic, Guest Post, Investment outlook, Market inefficiencies, Ridiculously obvious scams, Technology and innovation]

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[l] at 1/19/22 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler ~

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[l] at 1/19/22 7:55am
What happens to and after Johnson which is very much in play.

[Category: Brexit, Guest Post, Income disparity, Politics, Privatization, The destruction of the middle class, UK]

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[l] at 1/19/22 4:58am

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[l] at 1/19/22 4:26am
The Covid free test program isn't really.

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[l] at 1/19/22 4:14am
Xi Jinping gave an important speech at Davos, even if it was mainly updates on favorite themes. But the press reactions.....

[Category: China, Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Globalization, Media watch, Pandemic, Politics]

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[l] at 1/19/22 4:00am
Studies of beasts that pass on wealth, um, resources and advantages to offspring may inform whether humans create stratified conditions.

[Category: Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Income disparity, Social values, The destruction of the middle class]

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[l] at 1/18/22 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler ~

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[l] at 1/18/22 4:55am

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[l] at 1/18/22 4:50am
Big global lenders, including Spain's Santander and Canada's Scotiabank, are interested, but Mexico's President Lopéz Obrador would prefer Mexico's third largest bank to pass back into the hands of Mexican owners. 

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[l] at 1/18/22 2:40am
A refreshingly balanced take on why the Supreme Court was correct in shooting down the Biden employer vaccine mandate.

[Category: Banana republic, Guest Post, Health care, Legal, Pandemic, Politics, Regulations and regulators]

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[l] at 1/18/22 2:16am
Airlines and cargo carriers threaten to throw down the guantlet if Verizon and ATT don't back off from their Wednesday 5G rollout.

[Category: Doomsday scenarios, Legal, Politics, Regulations and regulators, Risk and risk management, Technology and innovation]

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[l] at 1/17/22 10:37pm
Blame Kazakhstan ‘free’ market reforms that benefit the rich and powerful at the expense of the working class for recent protests.

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[l] at 1/17/22 11:58am
I don't think this speech will turn it around for Biden.

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[l] at 1/17/22 4:55am

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[l] at 1/17/22 4:08am
Even more ugly details about Google misbehavior in the online ad market.

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