Tag: Economy

Even More on “Is CalPERS Private Equity Architect John Cole So Clueless He Doesn’t Know He’s Lying?”

This is our third post in a series examining a single presentation to the CalPERS board by John Cole, the senior manager tasked with re-structuring the pension fund’s private equity program. Here are the earlier posts: Is CalPERS Private Equity Architect John Cole So Clueless He Doesn’t Know He’s Lying? […]

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Links 2/17/19

Meet the many unsung heroes of the Seattle Snowpocalypse Seattle Times An earthquake lasted 50 days, but no one felt it. Here’s why. National Geographic Researchers Create ‘Rat Cyborgs’ That People Control With Their Minds Discover. What could go wrong? Payback for Bezos Has No Limit Bloomberg. Good clean fun. […]

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Prager on AOC Push to Reject Amazon HQ2: ‘Leftism Is an Emotion — It’s Not a Position’

Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Justice,” conservative radio talker Dennis Prager explained how Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her efforts to fight Amazon’s now-canceled plans to put a headquarters in New York City was emblematic of leftism’s obsession with equality. Prager called “leftism” an emotion and not a position. “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a good example […]

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Nolte: Mayor Bill De Blasio Blasts Ocasio-Cortez for Killing Amazon Deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NY) ripped into Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for her role in killing the deal to bring Amazon to Queens. During an appearance on WNYC radio this week, the mayor said, “As a progressive my entire life — and I ain’t changing — I’ll take on any progressive anywhere that thinks it’s […]

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Links 2/16/19

Jokers please: first human Mars mission may need onboard comedians Guardian Watch a satellite spear space debris with a harpoon The Verge (Kevin W) School climate strike children’s brave stand has our support Guardian (martha r) ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces The Verge (Kevin W) Don’t Call […]

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Hubert Horan: Can Uber Ever Deliver? Part Seventeen: Uber’s 2018 Results Still Show Huge Losses and Slowing Growth as IPO Approaches

By Hubert Horan, who has 40 years of experience in the management and regulation of transportation companies (primarily airlines). Horan has no financial links with any urban car service industry competitors, investors or regulators, or any firms that work on behalf of industry participants Overview of Uber 2018 results Uber […]

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#AbolishICE Helped Kill New York’s Amazon HQ Deal

Amazon’s decision to cancel its plans to build a second corporate headquarters in New York City came after left-wing activists and politicians demanded that the company advance their immigration agenda in exchange for nearly $3 billion in government subsidies. Democratic socialism advocates and New York politicians, emboldened by the leftward lurch of the Democrat Party, […]

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