Payrolls Mosler Economics
Rewriting Monetary Policy 101: What’s the Fed’s Preferred Post-Crisis Approach to Raising Interest Rates? (PDF) Journal of Economic Perspectives
Square’s Lower IPO Valuation Casts Shadow Over Startups Bloomberg. Startup Theranos had ginormous gobs of “valuation,” too, FWIW.
Uber Starts Speaking Washington’s Language Bloomberg. Glibertarians turn statist as soon as they want their own rents protected.
WaPo Peddles Crackpot Idea – Fears Russia Will Steal It Moon of Alabama
‘Look for Hospitals as Targets’ The Nation
Putin Associate Found Dead in DC Hotel ABC. Founder of Russia Today.
Insurance misdeeds: Blue Cross Blue Shield’s policy, devastating cost to family KRQE. A lovely example of an in- vs. out-of-network billing scam.
A View From the Losing Side of Health Care HuffPo. Vivid, and readers here will identify with every line of it. Unfortunately, the author sets their sights too low, wishing only for the so-called “public option,” not single payer. Yet another case of how incredibly destructive the career “progressive” propagation of that talking point has been.
Amid criticism, NY eyes probe of Health Republic WGRZ (allan)
Winthrop a winner at Democratic forum The Herald
As Iowa debate approaches, Clinton seems inevitable again Des Moines Register
Clinton joins Democratic rivals in backing change to marijuana classification WaPo. WaPo’s bias is showing here; reclassifying marijuana to Schedule 2 permits federally sponsored research, period. Clinton’s proposal is a pissant, trivial tweak compared to “Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition” which Sanders backs. What next from Clinton? School uniforms? And yet another indication that Clinton’s move left was purest kayfabe, now that the inevitability drums have begun once again to beat.
The Hillary Clinton Doctrine Foreign Policy. Long read, good for context. Clinton sure is hawkish, isn’t she?
Carson’s Westmoreland story doesn’t match records Detroit News
Elections in Burma: fine for now, but that may change in the coming days Asian Correspondent
Hurt at home The Yale Herald (via Internet Archive). “And I don’t want to debate. I want to talk about my pain.”
Economic Policy Splits Democrats Wall Street Journal. Whinging from Third Way.
Declining E-Book Sales Hit Home Publishers Weekly
Lib at Large: Preserving the Grateful Dead’s ‘Bear’ priceless music archive Marin Independent Journal
Retrotopia: Inflows and Outputs The Archdruid Report
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