The Obama White House blamed Assad for a 2013 sarin attack in advance of evidence. The claim fell apart. The Trump White House is making a rerun.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Today’s Water Cooler: Trump 2020, GA-06, realignment and legitimacy, manufacturing, housing, CT, macro and opioids, the social graph
Cuomo’s plan Is means-tested, doesn’t cover fees, covers full-time students only, and has a residency requirement, clawbacks, and “crapshoot” clause
Our Current Food System Is Broken and Unjust—We Need a Paradigm Shift That Values Nutrition as a Human Right
Plenty of food is produced, but it fails to reach at least an eighth of the world’s population that is suffering from hunger.
Skepticism About Private Equity Fees Going Mainstream: Pew and CalPERS Versus Yale and Industry Stalwarts
Private equity is getting defensive about its fees, and for good reason: its justifications for them are being exposed as hollow.
How the the new international economic architecture for trade, investment, & property rights hurt workers in advanced and developing economies
Parallels at ground level between the USSR and the US of A.
Hope to see you at our Washington DC area meetup later this month.
Posted by Yves Smith at 1:00 pm |
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:55 am |
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Medication Errors in Hospitals Don’t Disappear with New Technology.” Government: “It’s the Doctors’ Fault.”
Cybernetic supremacy vs. cybernetic sobriety in hospitals.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
Who has the advantage in the Trump versus California immigration cage match?
A recap of the numerous, internally inconsistent arguments as to why workers can’t have a shorter workweek.
Today’s Water Cooler: Nooners on Bannon, Ossoff, Quist, Thompson, the DCCC, Women’s March, consumer prices, retail sales, Le Cinq, libraries