Author Archives: Lambert Strether

About Lambert Strether

Lambert Strether has been blogging, managing online communities, and doing system administration 24/7 since 2003, in Drupal and WordPress. Besides political economy and the political scene, he blogs about rhetoric, software engineering, permaculture, history, literature, local politics, international travel, food, and fixing stuff around the house. The nom de plume “Lambert Strether” comes from Henry James’s The Ambassadors: “Live all you can. It’s a mistake not to.” You can follow him on Twitter at @lambertstrether.

Wolf Richter: “Default Monday”: Oil & Gas Companies Face Their Creditors as the Fracking Bubble Bursts

Lambert here: Who woulda thunk the Fed’s easy money policy — no, not for you! — would contaminate millions of gallons of water and create exploding “train bombs”? Life’s little ironies… By Wolf Richter, a San Francisco based executive, entrepreneur, start up specialist, and author, with extensive international work experience. Originally published at Wolf Street. […]


Bill Black: Question to Our Bank CEOs Who Are Criminals: “Have You No Sense of Decency”?

Lambert here: I couldn’t make up my mind whether there was any redundancy in the headline or not. By Bill Black, the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One and an associate professor of economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Originally published at New Economic Perspectives […]