Today’s Water Cooler: A rant on “contactless payment.” And talk amongst yourselves!
Friday, June 23, 2017
Why high levels of mortgage delinquencies in the New York City area are a symptom of still-unresolved mortgage abuses.
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Why there is no good solution of the Irish border problem in Brexit, and how the Tories’ new buddies, the DUP, have contradictory goals.
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. I said I had some things to do before I left London; one of them was to go see if I could take some photographs of Grenfell Tower. We don’t normally do photo essays at Naked Capitalism, but since I was on the spot, I thought it made sense. The […]
Debunking a Wall Street Journal article on rising oil exports.
By Lambert Strether of Corrente Readers, this will be a somewhat abbreviated Water Cooler, because this is my last day in London, and I have to run around and do some things. I will rant about “contactless payment” tomorrow. In the meantime, talk amongst yourselves. Oh, and the Ossoff race ends tomorrow. Should be interesting, […]
Trump’s latest policy change announced to distinguish him from his predecessor– regarding Cuba- signifies thus far, no mucho.
New York Times Sends Cease & Desist Letter Over CalPERS’ Massive Copyright Infringement; Potential Damages Eight Figures for Times and WSJ Each; Theft Extends to Virtually Every News Publication in US
CalPERS, the biggest public pension fund, appears to have perpetrated the largest copyright infringement in the history of the news industry.
CalPERS’ copyright theft is so large and indefensible that not only might it force a shakeup, but the truly responsible people could go.
Wolf Richter: Amazon to Slash Jobs at Whole Foods, Dump Cashiers, Switch to Cheaper Products in Price War with Wal-Mart
Amazon acquisition likely to crapify Whole Foods by cost-cutting: slashing and degrading jobs, and reducing quality.
State probes of opioid manufacturers may loom large, especially if Trump’s Justice Department eschews targeting corporate crime.
Skewers virtue-signalling of much “resistance” to Trump and discusses holding Democrats accountable while Republicans are in power.