Today’s Water Cooler: USMCA/NAFTA 2.0 terms and effects, Sanders finance break-up bill, Amazon wage raise. “academic grievance studies,” Kavanaugh, mid-terms gushing cash, employment, services, capital spending, robot supermarkets, Woody Guthrie
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Puerto Rico shows how distress and grifting too often go hand in hand.
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
Brexit has officially gone around the bend.
Why nitrogen fertilizer is a disaster and whether there is a way to get over modern dependence on it.
More on the dismal economics of being an Uber driver.
Dental care, volunteerism, and Medicare for All
Today’s Water Cooler: Canada trade deal, Sanders and Amazon, Clinton polling, generic ballot, Airbus engine shortage, Tesla, robots, AI, Theranos, single payer, tech adoption stalls
How should we prepare for a future filled with many Florences? Grist talked to experts for ideas on building resilient communities.
How statistics about wealth mislead, and why that matters.
A short history of MMT and and overview of core principles.
Tucson is kicking off the first fall NC meetup!
Posted by Yves Smith at 3:24 pm |
Today’s Water Cooler: NAFTA 2.0, China trade, Kavanaugh mini-essay, Clinton, Medicaif expansion, manufacturing, construction, Tesla, influencers, adult bedtime, a case of “chaotic neutral”
Zeitgeist Watch at a Joan Baez concert