Thursday, April 18, 2019

Mourning Notre Dame

A few sad words about the loss of Notre Dame.

How to Win: Lessons from the Zad

Members of the Zad engaged in a nearly decade long, successful commual effort to block the construction of an airport near Nantes. But what happens when you win?

Sanders Takes the Campaign Against CAP to Eleven

Sanders takes off his gloves.

2:00PM Water Cooler 4/15/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: Biden and brokered convention, Buttigieg and South Bend, Booker’s crowds, Harris’s book, Sanders vs. Neera Tanden cage match, Trump could win, Yang, voting machines, manufacturing, Panasonic, Uber, Amazon, Tesla, Japan Display, average warming, cursive handwriting

Framing “Climate Change”: Denialism vs. Exterminism

A proposal for a revised terminology climate change opponents.

Links 4/15/19

Hubert Horan: Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Nineteen: Uber’s IPO Prospectus Overstates Its 2018 Profit Improvement by $5 Billion

Uber’s financial data in its S-1 filing is misleading and even inconsistent.

EU Plastics Ban: “Doesn’t Go Far Enough”

Jerry-Lynn on TRNN!

Energy Equity: Bringing Solar Power to Low-Income Communities

How solar array projects enable low-income groups to save money and help the environment.

Need Help With Venue for May 1 Milwaukee Meetup

Trying to sort out details for our upcoming Milwaukee meetup.

CalPERS Wastes Fund Assets on a Sham Investigation to Intimidate Board Members

CalPERS resorts to a “garbage in, garbage out” investigation to try to bully board members who have the temerity to ask questions and talk to the press.

Links 4/14/19

How Britain Unified Germany: Endogenous Trade costs and the Formation of a Customs Union

British policy led to the formation of Europe’s first customs union (the Zollverein) and prepared the political unification of Germany.

Leaving NYC

Your humble blogger plans to leave NYC.

Plastic Watch: Water Bottle Alert!

Plastic water bottles foul European waters. Why? This is a problem that can and should be fixed. Less plastic in European rivers means less plastic in the world’s oceans.