Thursday, July 20, 2017

Don Quijones: People Not Amused by EU Efforts to “De-Cash” their Lives

EU survey results show respondents overwhelmingly oppose proposals to impose an EU-wide cash ceiling that would throttle use of cash.

2:00PM Water Cooler 7/14/2017

Today’s Water Cooler: Garden photos and open thread.

One-Month Anniversary of the Grenfell Tower Fire: Status Update

The current state of play at Grenfell Tower, with a question yet to be answered.

Links 7/14/17

REMINDER: Portland, MAINE Meetup Today, July 14 (Bastille Day), 6:00PM (with Lambert)

Venue and logistics for the Portland, ME meetup

Create the Perfect Revolutionary Agenda with These Three Tricks!

The left must hang together, or it will hang separately….

Hamburgdämmerung: The End of G20 as a “Premier Forum for International Economic Cooperation”?

At G20, many key economic issues receive very little attention, unlike many other issues outside its traditional mandate

Are The Arab Nations On The Brink Of War? The Rift Between GCC Monarchies Saudi Arabia and Qatar

With reference to military confrontation, there is very little to suggest that any internal armed confrontation among GCC members will take place.

Please Come to Our Los Angeles Meetup This Saturday, July 15

If you live in the Los Angeles area, please stop by our meetup this Saturday afternoon.

2:00PM Water Cooler 7/13/2017

Today’s Water Cooler: Senate health care (ka-ching), Trump White House, producer prices, diamonds, insider trading, revolution, trap streets

Links 7/13/17

Visa Trying to Bribe Merchants to Stop Taking Cash

The latest chapter in the War on Cash.

National Audit Office Warns of Brexit Customs IT Train Wreck….Nine Months After Naked Capitalism

Yet another big Brexit disaster in the making.

Monetary Sovereigns, Monetary Subjects: Modern Money & The Criminal Legal System

On the connection between money, and in particular monetary sovereignity, and the criminal justice system.

The Retirement Wealth Inequality Machine

A fine, high level description of the retirement problem in the US, coupled with a not-as-stellar remedy.