Sanders remains virtually alone among opposition leaders in being willing to take on Trump Administration policy positions.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
How CalPERS went from being a leader in good governance to being a train wreck, and now fixates on stymieing itsl one effective board member.
Municipal bond publication The Bond Buyer gives itself a black eye by touting a ripoff of a sewer and water authority as a good deal.
Today’s Water Cooler: Chelsea Manning, Trump inaugural, Chait’s book, industrial production, copper, Brexit, unicorns, tomatoes, Davos man
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
Baby boomers must start retirement account withdrawals at age 70 1/2 and some do earlier of necessity. Will that affect markets?
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:58 am |
How Experts Enable Corruption: The Role of Conflicted Lawyers at CalPERS and Other Public Pension Funds
As Trump is about to be sworn in, the press and pundits are agog about his and his fellow Cabinet members’ deep and extensive conflicts of interest, and how dangerous they is for democracy.1 But the hue and cry about conflicts of interest is late in coming. They’ve been tolerated more and more over time […]
A close reading of the “golden showers” dossier, including sources, methods, and reported payments for information.
How police are using military technology to spy on you even better.
Today’s Water Cooler: Nina Turner, dodgy dossier, Trump nightmare, new Brock grift, retail, political risk, pests in New Zealand, Zuckerberg
Too much finance is highly correlated with slower growth. But which comes first?
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
Black blasts Obama for prescribing austerity and presenting it as good for Americans when it is good only for financiers and the rich.
California regularly leads national trends. Water scarcity is a prime example.
How the US and Nigeria wound up with increasingly similar systems, such as centralized, presidential-focused politics.