Category Archives: Water Cooler

2:00PM Water Cooler 4/24/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: Biden, Buttigieg, Castro, Gravel punches above his weight, Sanders, Warren, the Intercept v. Politico, Clinton on impeachment, housing, Tesla, Waymo, Boeing, Caterpillar, Facebook, permafrost, urban microbiota, Williams pipeline, Instagrammer union (!), psilocybin, Dr. Ruth

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/23/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade ISDS encourages off-shoring? See the extract from Stiglitz: I'm reading @JosephEStiglitz's new book, "People, Power, & Profits". Really appreciate this point about globalisation & wages: It's not just that wages are cheaper overseas, but our trade agreements give companies stronger rights if they invest overseas than at home. #ISDS […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/22/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: China trade, Buttigieg (black votes; homeless), Moulton, Sanders and reparations, Warren and college debt, organizing v. mobilizing, national activity, housing, Thin Mints, Union Pacific, fitness tracking, digital, the “Underland,” diatoms, cannabis, California, librarians, Notre Dame

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2:00PM Water Cooler 4/11/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: China trade, trade agreements and labor, Buttigieg, Harris, Klobuchar, Sanders, RussiaGate, race relations, Democrats and the donor class, Trump staffers, jobless claims, inflation, AI, Apple, the Green New Deal, plastic, ocean noise, tourists, Delta uniforms, trigger warnings

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