Today’s Water Cooler: TPP *NEW* Wikileaks, mysterious fire in Malaysia, Q2 GDP, Labour’s Corbyn, MH370, Homo sapiens and Neanderthals, sleep
Friday, July 31, 2015
What you can learn from applying the Hillary Clinton Rorschach test to friends and family!
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:58 am |
A detailed account of the long and tortured history of budget fakery in Greece and how it is has been aggressively defended by successive Greek governments. A tidbit from the post: one section is labeled “When revising wrong statistics is treason.”
Despite the current housing “buying panic,” the soaring prices, and all the hoopla round them, there is a fly in the ointment: overall homeownership is plunging.
The Dutch flower market is a monopolist under assault. A case study of an economic and political struggle.
I hope you’ll enjoy this interview with Mark Ames: Naked Capitalism: “We are in the business of making trouble.”
Posted by Yves Smith at 7:35 pm |
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP in Maui (watch Malaysia), home sales iffy, bnd worries, Cincinnati shooting video, imperial collapse watch, fear
How big corporate tax avoidance hurts local schools.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
The scandal over CalPERS’ failure to track “carry fees” has the industry worried enough that it is offering up ludicrous rationalizations.
The Balance of Power in the Middle East Just Changed, U.S.-Iranian Relations Emerge from a 30-Year Cold War
Don’t sweat the details of the US/Iran nuclear accord. What matters is that the calculus of power in the Middle East just changed, big time.
What explains the turmoil in Chinese stock markets, and what does it mean for the rest of the world?
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP (enforcement and slavery), Clinton on the environment, Republican debates, stats, Pluto’s glaciers, women who code
Why it will probably take no less than three years to do the IT implementation related to a Grexit.