Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The latest in Justin Mikulka’s excellent series on fracking follies.
Get a cup of coffee. A meaty talk by Michael Hudson, Liz Theoharis, and Aliou Niang on the social and economic logic of debt cancellation back when it was a regular practice.
Today’s Water Cooler: China and WTO, Biden to run, Buttigieg (Zuckerberg; donors), Harris, Moulton (!), Sanders, Warren, Yang, RussiaGate, super-delegates, jobless claims, leading indicators, retail sales, Sears, Lyft, CA carbon tax debacle, real-time evolution, plastic bags, Johnny Cash, brains, cats, badgers
Professor Stephen Cohen dicusses Trump’s policies on Russia and China on Real News Network.
Posted by Lambert Strether at 6:55 am |
McKinsey would have you believe it is covering itself in glory in Puerto Rico. A New York Magazine story suggests otherwise.
An on-the-ground report from a teacher in Beverton on how the war on schools’ funding is leading teachers to strike.
Can Sanders supporters counter a hostile media?
Meetup Reminders! Boston, This Thursday, April 25; Announcing Location for Minneapolis Meetup, Thursday May 2; Still Seeking Location for Milwaukee Meetup Wednesday May 1
More meetup information. Hope to see you soon!
Posted by Yves Smith at 12:01 am |
Today’s Water Cooler: Mueller report and open thread.
Small donations and small donors are not the same.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
Looking at some of the non-CO2 costs of increasing renewable energy production and distribution.
Rethinking internationalism as a way to counter the power of a rootless global elite.