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Economist: Britain’s Brexit Debate Regresses to 2016: The Tory Time Warp: "Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson make much of their Trump-like dealmaking ability.... Red lines of leaving the single market, customs union and European Court of Justice... ...
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olivier blanchard and jeromin zettelmeyer believe that italy right now is one of those rare cases in which fis
Olivier Blanchard and Jeromin Zettelmeyer believe that Italy right now is one of those rare cases in which fiscal expansion is likely to be contractionary: Olivier Blanchard and Jeromin Zettelmeyer: The Italian Budget: A Case of Contractionary Fiscal ...
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kim england and kate boyer women s work the feminization and shifting meanings of clerical work up to about th
Kim England and Kate Boyer: Women's Work: The Feminization and Shifting Meanings of Clerical Work: "Up to about the 1940s clerical work illustrated a story of women's expansion into the wage-labor market, and the coding of office work as a good ...
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few people today want to say uber is a bad investment but its track record of no signs of convergence to profi
Few people today want to say "Uber is a bad investment". But its track record of no signs of convergence to profitability gives nobody any reason to believe that it is a good investment. And its prospectus and other documents gives nobody any reason ...
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martin wolf china vattles the us in the artificial intelligence arms race what counts is implementation not in
Martin Wolf: China Vattles the US in the Artificial Intelligence Arms Race: "What counts is implementation not innovation, and here the Chinese have big advantages.... Kai-Fu Lee.... China has scale... more internet users than the US and Europe ...
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a year ago on equitable growth twenty worthy reads from the past week or so july 19 2018
A Year Ago on Equitable Growth: Twenty Worthy Reads from the Past Week or so: July 19, 2018:
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Kevin Drum: Liberals Need to Be Lincolnesque In Our Latest Race War: "The entire Republican Party is now all-in on this strategy. They mostly stay quiet themselves and let Trump himself do the dirty work, but that’s enough. Nobody talks anymore about ...
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worthy reads for july 18 2019
Worthy Reads for July 18, 2019:
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sean gallagher the fourth industrial revolution emerges from ai and the internet of things iot has arrived on
Sean Gallagher: The Fourth Industrial Revolution Emerges from AI and the Internet of Things: "IoT has arrived on the factory floor with the force of Kool-Aid Man exploding through walls.... Smart, cheap, sensor-laden devices paired with powerful ...

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i think it is fair to say that the already broken american political public sphere has become significantly mo
I think it is fair to say that the already-broken American political public sphere has become significantly more broken since November 8, 2018.

On the center and to the left, those like me in what used to proudly call itself the Rubin Wing of the Democratic Party—so-called 1/
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again if you want to negotiate with china over ip you start by joining and strengthening the tpp so that the t
Again if you want to negotiate with China over IP, you start by joining and strengthening the TPP so that the TPP can then confront China about the rules of the globalization game in the Pacific. You do not blow up the TPP on day 1, then follow that ...
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thus those of us who have pushed for lightly and cleverly regulating markets to achieve the social democratic
Thus those of us who have pushed for lightly and cleverly regulating markets to achieve the social democratic ends of strong and equitable growth need to:

1. wake up,
2. recognize that the world is not as we thought it was,
3. adjust.

That is all. 12/
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in one sense this is the proudest moment of my life
IN ONE SENSE THIS IS THE PROUDEST MOMENT OF MY LIFE!!!!
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in a well run society the top executives of perdue pharmaceuticals should now be in jail for life for how the
* In a well-run society the top executives of Perdue pharmaceuticals should now be in jail for life for how they responded the market forces by addicting Americans to Oxycontin.

* It is a very different world in the world I thought years ago that I lived in. 11/
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david walsh went to the niskanen center conference he got hives
David Walsh went to the Niskanen Center conference. He got hives:
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the past year has seen one fifth of the jump in investment that the boosters of the trump tax cut were claimin
The past year has seen one-fifth of the jump in investment that the boosters of the Trump tax cut were claiming would happen back in last 2017:
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i think that the first piece of advice to give is restrict yourself to trumpists are either morons grifters or
I think that the first piece of advice to give is: restrict yourself to #nevertrump . Trumpists are either morons, grifters, or deluded. Those who have made accomodation with neo-fascism to any substantial degree are not people you want around—they will, for one reason or 12/
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back to my first point market friendly policies work a lot less well than i thought they would relying on the
* Back to my first point: Market friendly policies work a lot less well than I thought they would.
* Relying on the Federal Reserve rather than on boosting government purchases to do the bulk of the work of economic recovery in the early 2010s was a disaster. 10/
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more than two decades of macroeconomic history through the lens of four key components of aggregate demand
More than Two Decades of Macroeconomic History Through the Lens of Four Key Components of Aggregate Demand:
Total(1) => 0.57402014732361 f_f_QM(2) => 0.1633563041687 indS(2) => 0.0418860912323 indM(2) => 0.11576795578003 indM_1(2) => 0.032413959503174 indM_2(2) => 0.0012490749359131 indM_4(2) => 0.0039989948272705 indM_5(2) => 0.026477098464966 indM_6(2) => 0.0017530918121338 indM_7(2) => 0.0074939727783203 indM_8(2) => 0.0017671585083008 indM_9(2) => 0.017498970031738 indM_10(2) => 0.022630929946899 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.4082350730896 f_f_dT(20) => 0.40793752670288