Carlyle pushed a private equity investor to redact large sections of a private equity agreement before releasing it. You can see those redactions exposed.
Monday, May 4, 2015
This post will serve to remind you: call your Representative (contact info here) and Senators (contact info here) today and tell them in no uncertain terms that you expect them to vote against Fast Track authority.
Das discusses two recent books on Japan, and both provide windows on how Japan is coping with its now lost two decades. One of them is by Tag Murphy, who I met in my days in Japan and has long been a very insightful commentator. As I said at the Atlantic Economy conference, rather than trying to “jump start the economy,” which would take more radical restructuring than they are willing to engage in, the top wealthy might be better served to worry about managing low growth better. And for its many flaws, egalitarian Japan has muddled through a far more severe bubble and bust with more grace than we have.
Today’s Water Cooler: Et tu Bill?, Republican quotefest, TPP, Baltimore protests, Hugo Awards, Louis CK, comedy from Barrett Brown
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 1:59 pm |
Economists still act as if their role in devising the policies that led to the crisis has no bearing on their credibility.
In case you had any doubts that Greece is supposed to act like a good debt vassal, the Eurogroup’s hissy fit over Yanis Varoufakis at last Friday’s meeting, which stoked a raft of unflattering articles, has now led it to demand to that Greek government remove him.
Via the work of the Health Care Renewal website, we’ve warned of the push for corporatized medical care and the danger that poses to patients. Here is another push to extract profit from bodies, that of private equity’s new appetite for primary care practices.
The war on cash is escalating.
President Obama wants the world to know that he takes it personally that the Democratic Party’s base opposes his latest effort to sell out the people of the world to the worst corporations through the infamous Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal.
The Federal Reserve (“the Fed”), the central bank of the United States, is at the center of a big political fight, once again.
The Greek negotiations with the Eurogroup are exemplifying the saying, “Things look the darkest before they go completely black.”
Yet another reason to hate the TPP.