Young adults have had a very rough go and don’t have good reason to expect their economic condition to improve much.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses how Trump’s decision to hand off his business to his children poses a huge conflict of interest and is also unconstitutional.
Tillerson Dodges Discussing Who Knew What When about ExxonMobil’s Efforts to Deceive the Public on Climate Change
Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company’s history of promoting and funding climate science denial despite its internal awareness of the reality of climate change, as state AG probes continue.
Trump is likely to give DAPL, the Dakota Access Pipeline, an easement despite Army Corps of Engineers’ objections.
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:55 am |
The CIA tries a ham-handed stunt to blackmail Trump and Democrats applaud. This is too close for comfort to an attack on democratic rule.
How uncertainty over the wisdom of the Fed starting to tighten in 2017 and its reading of Trump policies might impact other economies.
Today’s Water Cooler: Trump infrastructure, our hysterical nomenklatura, Sanders rallies, Cory Booker, China exports, containers, CRISPR, AI
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
Why is the EU project in trouble and what might be done to fix it?
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
Debate Over Health Care Yet Again Omits Elephants In the Room: Excessive Costs Due to Terrible Incentives and Pricing, Administrative Costs, Pharma Looting
Health care in America is broken and the press and pundits seem desperate to paper over how bad it is.
Comparative data on immigration doesn’t support the tidy economists’ story that it good for growth…at least not recently.
How federal preemption of environmental rules can stymie the plans of California and other states to ignore Trump’s policies.
If you are in the NYC metro area, be sure to come to our meetup tonight!. The more the merrier!
Posted by Yves Smith at 12:27 am |