Today’s Water Cooler: China trade, Biden, Gravel (!), Klobuchar, O’Rourke, Sanders, Chelsea Clinton, mortgages, Boeing 737 MAX, AirBnB, Google, realtors, AI, electric buses, climate change and heart disease, Canada v. U.S. health care, Ramsey Orta, anti-vax, how spies use disguises
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
An update by Jomo Kwame Sundaram on how China and the US are faring in their use of trade and development policy to foster growth and project power.
The UK has run out of time for Brexit machinations, even if that isn’t well recognized yet.
FIS and Worldpay are merging, hyping that they’ll be a bank in a box. Clive looks under the hood and doen’t like what he sees.
Why the meaning of the word freedom very much depends on your economic standing.
Boeing Crapification: 737 MAX Play-by-Play, Regulatory Capture, and When Will CEO Muilenburg Become the Sacrificial Victim?
High-level causes of the 737 MAX debacle, and how MCAS got certified.
Today’s Water Cooler: Trade and heavy machinery, Houston chemical fire, plate tectonics and ice ages, superbugs in space, Iowa manure, Midwest flooding, PG&E and fire, college deans on corruption, advertising in space
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How China is cuttting into America’s technology advantage, and how the US can respond.
Another Theresa May Faceplant as the Brexit Clock Ticks: Speaker Bercow Nixes Another Meaningful Vote in Current Session [Updated]
Brexit demonstrates the saying, “Things look the darkest before they go completely black.”
Chronicling and debunking more scurrilous attacks against MMT.
Todays Water Cooler: Open thread.
A report from Colonel Smithers.