Theresa May’s plans to intensify austerity are costing her votes. About time.
Friday, May 26, 2017
More details about our NYC meetup next week.
Posted by Yves Smith at 12:01 am |
Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA, 2018, DNC and Florida Dem debacles, chemical activity, household income, Maine lobsters, Piketty, Instagram
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
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Bill Black discusses the history and dynamics of FBI investigations, which are neither as unstoppable nor as unimpeachable as is sometimes claimed.
The Wall Street Journal forced CalPERS to retreat on its misleading private equity expense reporting.
4 Lies in 25 Seconds: CalPERS’ Wylie Tollette, PR Staff, Keep Cooking Cost Numbers Despite Being Called Out
Another example of institutionalized lying is deeply rooted at CalPERS, even though they aren’t very good at it.
The oil industry is on a downward trend, and the trajectory could be faster than most anticipate.
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP, NAFTA, CA Democrat chair election, credit scores and 2016 results, national activity, drones, Uber, Corbyn surge
Shell CEO calls on Trump not to renounce Paris climate accord, but if the US does, other efforts- e.g. Chinese, Indian– will loom larger.
CalPERS board member JJ Jelincic shows the lengths to which the board and staff will go to silence dissident board members.
Introduces new novel, Hooper’s War, about the moral injury suffered in war. Did this motivate Chelsea Manning to become a whistleblower?
Another way in which the US health care system is exceptional: minimally effective drugs find a market faster here than abroad.
Apple spends big to thwart right to repair, while efforts to expand into to India meet mixed results and fail to snare concessions as sought.