Republicans have been hostile to the CFPB since its inception. Will Trump fire Cordray quickly– relying on an October court ruling?
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Nancy Altman discusses prospects for privatisation of Medicare and Social Security raised by Trump’s HHS and other nomination announcements.
Today’s Water Cooler: 2016 Democrat post mortem (rural; Rust Belt), Carrier, WaPo’s McCarthyism, employment situation, holiday retail, brains
Europe is ignoring the lessons of New Deal era much to its peril.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:59 am |
Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Three: Understanding False Claims About Uber’s Innovation and Competitive Advantages
Why Uber does not have any significant competitive advantages save very deep pockets that allow it to engage in sustained predatory pricing.
A look at some of the economic and political issues related to globalization.
Why you should be worried about the prospect of Steve Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary.
Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA, Mnuchin, Ross, Krugman takedown, Stein recount, manufacturing, coal, aluminum, subprime auto debt, Jane Jacobs
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 1:59 pm |
Does the emoluments clause of the US Constitution require President-elect Trump to divest himself of real estate and other assets?
Why Uber is the taxi industry’s high cost producer and cannot grow into profitability.
Why have India’s citizens not reacted more forcefully to the huge disruption created by a misguided demonetization program?
Canada talks the talk on climate change, but Trudeau’s pipeline decision this week shares too much in common with poor US pipeline policy.