Category Archives: Guest Post

2:00PM Water Cooler 10/22/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: Biden, Booker, Gabbard, Warren before the Federalist Society, Stoller on the Democrats, mnanufacturing, home sales, Goldman Sachs, municipal bonds, Amazon dystopia, Google and Facebook lobbying, facial recogition, coal, heat and infant mortality, snakes, bees, cash bail, “geography of desperation,” pr0n, “Matreon”


2:00PM Water Cooler 10/21/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, I’ll be back in a few moments with the latest on Mitt Romney! –lambert UPDATE All done! Politics 2020 “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 “They had one weapon left and both knew it: treachery.” –Frank […]


Impoverished Economics? Unpacking the Economics Nobel Prize

Yves here. Even thought the mainstream media, as usual, duly applauded the winners of this year’s “Nobel” prize in economics, there’s been less attention paid to the recipients than usual and far more criticism, some very measured, others more critical. The winners helped develop and promote an approach to development economics they called “randomized control […]