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[l] at 6/22/24 8:18am
Corporations sold Americans on the chasing arrows — while stripping the recycling logo of its worth.

[Category: Environment, Guest Post, Politics, Regulations and regulators]

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[l] at 6/22/24 4:55am

[Category: Links]

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[l] at 6/21/24 11:05pm
Despite large-scale tragedies and wrong, why grieving the death of small friends is not self-indulgent.

[Category: Guest Post, Middle East, Social values]

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[l] at 6/21/24 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler: Politics, pandemics; Allan McDonald and the Challenger debacle; Trump erases Biden money advantage after Bragg verdict; unexpected Bourdieu stan ~

[Category: Guest Post, Water Cooler]

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[l] at 6/21/24 4:58am

[Category: Links]

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[l] at 6/21/24 4:48am
Hospitals in the US and UK have been hit hard by cyber attacks, leaving practitioners struggling to offer care.

[Category: Guest Post, Health care, Regulations and regulators, Surveillance state, Technology and innovation]

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[l] at 6/21/24 4:45am
This is where the truly dystopian applications of AI-powered surveillance technologies meet economics 101.

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[l] at 6/21/24 4:17am
Ukraine has increased attacks on Russian energy assets as Russia continues its campaign against the Ukraine grid. Who is doing more damage?

[Category: Doomsday scenarios, Energy markets, Guest Post, Infrastructure, Russia]

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[l] at 6/21/24 3:53am
Quelle surprise! High home purchase costs are denting household formation and thus birthrates. But will policymakers do anything?

[Category: Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Politics, Real estate, Social policy]

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[l] at 6/20/24 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler: Politics, syndemics; early voting and October surprises; Trump and the Latino vote; Biden and the Latino vote; mask warriors ~

[Category: Guest Post, Water Cooler]

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[l] at 6/20/24 7:55am
The Heritage Project 2025 plan is a program for the next president to roll back rights in US and abroad – including draft policies

[Category: Free markets and their discontents, Globalization, Guest Post, Politics, Social policy, Social values, Taxes, The destruction of the middle class]

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[l] at 6/20/24 4:58am

[Category: Guest Post, Links]

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[l] at 6/20/24 4:20am
Why deliberately offensive and therefore counterproductive climate change activism looks like a feature, not a bug.

[Category: Doomsday scenarios, Environment, Global warming, Media watch, Politics, Social policy]

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[l] at 6/20/24 2:03am
The Elon Musk $48 Billion stock-option package and its implications for the EV transition

[Category: CEO compensation, Corporate governance, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Income disparity, Investment management, Regulations and regulators, Technology and innovation, The destruction of the middle class]

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[l] at 6/19/24 10:38pm
Yet another round of (nicely) trying to shake some sense into climate change remedy optimists.

[Category: Environment, Global warming, Guest Post, Politics, Social values]

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[l] at 6/19/24 2:25pm
Trump's mental acuity, voter appeal, and policies.

[Category: Guest Post, Politics]

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[l] at 6/19/24 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler: Politics, pandemics; Democrat plotting; RFK doens't make the cut for the debates; how a serious country (Finland) handled bird flu; The physics of knitting. ~

[Category: Water Cooler]

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[l] at 6/19/24 7:55am
A long time ago, the US intervened on the side of underwater sovereign borrowers. Private creditors now extract even more than back then.

[Category: Banana republic, Banking industry, Credit markets, Guest Post, Income disparity, Legal, Politics]

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[l] at 6/19/24 7:55am
A new report shows oil majors fall short of meeting Paris Agreement targets while fueling global military conflicts.

[Category: Global warming, Guest Post]

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[l] at 6/19/24 4:58am

[Category: Links]

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[l] at 6/19/24 4:14am
Bird flu as a case study in the category error of libertarian medicine, the misuse of preprints, and resulting poor public health policy.

[Category: Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Pandemic, Politics, Regulations and regulators, Risk and risk management, Science and the scientific method, Social policy]

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