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[l] at 4/12/24 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler: Politics and pandemics ~

[Category: Water Cooler]

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[l] at 4/12/24 8:40am
As the rich become both richer and better bunkered, the young are finally realizing that wealth disparity is a big part of what ails them.

[Category: Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Income disparity, Politics, Real estate, Social policy, Social values, The destruction of the middle class]

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[l] at 4/12/24 4:55am

[Category: Links]

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[l] at 4/12/24 4:45am
The EU Commission has repeatedly stated that EU citizens will not face discrimination or exclusion for not using its new digital identity wallet. However, the Greek government just signaled its intent to do just that. 

[Category: Guest Post]

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[l] at 4/12/24 12:27am
A recent conference in Colombia assessed the extent of land grabs and how to organize against them.

[Category: Africa, Environment, Free markets and their discontents, Globalization, Guest Post, Income disparity, Politics, Real estate, Regulations and regulators, Social policy, Social values]

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[l] at 4/11/24 11:36pm
How helpful is class analysis in assessing support for Trump and Biden?

[Category: Guest Post, Income disparity, Politics, Social policy, The destruction of the middle class]

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[l] at 4/11/24 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler: Politics and pandemics, CDC's Mandy Cohen says she doesn't want aerosol scientists on her "team", Biden ballot access, Trump at Chick-Fil-A, Taibbi on class ~

[Category: Guest Post, Water Cooler]

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[l] at 4/11/24 8:20am
Russia's dismantling of Ukraine's ability to function accelerates with the destruction of Kiev's largest power facility.

[Category: Doomsday scenarios, Economic fundamentals, Energy markets, Europe, Infrastructure, Politics, Russia]

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[l] at 4/11/24 4:58am

[Category: Guest Post, Links]

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[l] at 4/11/24 3:23am
Ugly inflation in services drives up the 3-month “core CPI” for 7th month, to 4.5% annualized, worst in a year.

[Category: Guest Post]

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[l] at 4/11/24 12:22am
Two snapshots of the impact of hollowed out office buildings on American cities and how they are trying to cope.

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

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[l] at 4/10/24 10:59pm
Why Sotomayor should, erm, take one for the team!

[Category: Banana republic, Guest Post, Legal, Politics, Social policy, Social values]

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[l] at 4/10/24 12:00pm
~ Today's Water Cooler ~

[Category: Guest Post, Water Cooler]

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[l] at 4/10/24 9:32am
Theresa May's [anti] modern slavery project serves as a point of departure for considering policy options.

[Category: Globalization, Guest Post, Politics, Social policy, UK]

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[l] at 4/10/24 4:58am

[Category: Guest Post, Links]

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[l] at 4/10/24 4:54am
Why medical research is hard, and often path-dependent, which may not always be a good thing.

[Category: Dubious statistics, Guest Post, Health care, Media watch, Science and the scientific method]

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[l] at 4/10/24 4:51am
Why has Biden failed to add a clause to Federal contracts to protect workers from mass layoffs?

[Category: Dubious statistics, Economic fundamentals, Free markets and their discontents, Guest Post, Income disparity, Media watch, Politics, Social policy, The destruction of the middle class, The dismal science]

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[l] at 4/10/24 4:31am
The US suffers yet another setback v. Iran.

[Category: Energy markets, Guest Post, Middle East, Politics]

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[l] at 4/9/24 12:00pm
~ Todays' Water Cooler: Politics, pandemics, Bragg's theory of the case, East Palestine settlement, anger ~

[Category: Guest Post, Water Cooler]

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[l] at 4/9/24 8:51am
Yellen made a complete hash of the question of Chinese overcapacity, a real problem unlikely to sort itself out nicely.

[Category: Auto industry, China, Doomsday scenarios, Dubious statistics, Economic fundamentals, Energy markets, Europe, Free markets and their discontents, Globalization, Politics, Ridiculously obvious scams, Technology and innovation, The destruction of the middle class]

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[l] at 4/9/24 4:55am

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