Another example of institutionalized lying is deeply rooted at CalPERS, even though they aren’t very good at it.
Monday, May 29, 2017
4 Lies in 25 Seconds: CalPERS’ Wylie Tollette, PR Staff, Keep Cooking Cost Numbers Despite Being Called Out
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.
Discusses twin diseases stymieing US middle-class– secular stagnation and the polarization of jobs and incomes– and potential policy cures.
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:55 am |
JJ Jelincic is retiring from CalPERS’ board. He has made some more pointed comments about the sorry state of affairs at the pension fund.
Why banks should not be considered to be private enterprises.
Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA, Paris Accords, Sanders and Quist, retail apocalypse (or not), Uber, SnapChat, JOBS Act, Global Seed Vault #FAIL