Tag: Guest Post

Links 9/12/18

Deglacial mobilization of pre-aged terrestrial carbon from degrading permafrost Nature Hurricane, Storm Surge Warnings Up for Carolinas; Florence May Stall Near Coast Weather Underground SC officials won’t evacuate prison ahead of hurricane The State ‘This is not their first rodeo’: How Chincoteague’s ponies will ride out Hurricane Florence USA Today […]

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State AGs to Step Up Enforcement Against Tech Companies?

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. The Wall Street Journal published an article Monday,  States Loom as a Regulatory Threat to Tech Giants, examining the emerging stance state attorneys general are taking on […]

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UN to Launch Talks on Treaty to Regulate High Seas

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. Talks begin in New York tomorrow to negotiate a conservation treaty to regulate the high seas, in the first of four sessions, with a 2020 timetable set […]

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Don Quijones: No Other Banks Are This Exposed to Turkey, Argentina, Brazil…. Emerging Markets Haunt Spanish Banks

By Don Quijones of Spain, the UK,and Mexico, and editor at Wolf Street. Originally published at Wolf Street Almost exactly six years ago, the Spanish government requested a €100 billion bailout from the Troika (ECB, European Commission and IMF) to rescue its bankrupt savings banks, which were then merged with much […]

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Links 9/2/18

Readers, we have now entered one of our two yearly comments holidays, beginning today and continuing through and including Sunday September 9. Rescuing cobalt-eyed baby of the world’s fluffiest cat Siberan Times (guurst) Robotel: Japan hotel staffed by robot dinosaurs Phys.org. This is just…weird. Glory Days: Reviving Asbury Park, City […]

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White-Collar Criminals Got Off Scot-Free After the 2008 Financial Crisis — and That Helped Fuel President Trump’s Rise

By Marshall Auerback, a market analyst and Research Associate at the Levy Institute. Originally published at the Independent Media Institute n the aftermath of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, bank officials at HSBC admitted to the Department of Justice that the bank violated the Bank Secrecy Act, the […]

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Gaius Publius: What to Expect from a Kavanaugh Court – Government-Funded “Religious” Education

Yves here. I have a minor quibble with this otherwise fine piece on the danger posed by Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice. Even though losing Roe v. Wade would be a bad development, it is not as radical a change as most people believe. Access to abortions is more […]

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Ninth Circuit Orders EPA to Ban Chlorpyrifos Pesticide

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. By a 2-1 vote, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit  ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Thursday to bar within 60 days chlorpyrifos, a […]

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Links 8/12/18

Police in Germany rescue man being chased by baby squirrel Guardian Crows trained to pick up litter at French theme park Independent Notes Nearing Ninety: Learning to Write Less Paris Review VS Naipaul, Nobel prize-winning British author, dies aged 85 Guardian. And see ‘Two worlds’: VS Naipaul’s 2001 Nobel lecture Scroll.in My ancestry test revealed a […]

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Gaius Publius: Why Is Thomas Frank Puzzled?

By Gaius Publius, a professional writer living on the West Coast of the United States and frequent contributor to DownWithTyranny, digby, Truthout, and Naked Capitalism. Follow him on Twitter @Gaius_Publius, Tumblr and Facebook. GP article archive  here. Originally published at DownWithTyranny A Bernie Sanders event in Madison, Wisconsin during the 2016 Democratic Party primary I […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 8/10/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “[Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo] on Thursday remained tight-lipped about the likelihood that NAFTA talks could wrap up by the end of the month, but said negotiators are ‘doing [their] best to do it as fast as possible.’ Top U.S. and Mexican officials have been aiming to finish up a […]

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Puerto Rico: 1427 Hurricane Maria Deaths

By Jerri-Lynn Scofield, who has worked as a securities lawyer and a derivatives trader. She is currently writing a book about textile artisans. The government of Puerto Rico finally acknowledged in Transformation and Innovation in the Wake of Devastation,a report posted online and filed with Congress Wednesday, that an additional 1427 people died in the four months […]

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Links 8/10/18

Dear readers, Yves apologizes for the short rations of original posts and asks your forgiveness: She’s not feeling so hot.  –Jerri-Lynn ‘Drunk And Irritable’ Wasps Are Rampaging Through Britain, Experts Say KPIX5 CBS San Francisco. No, not The Onion. Diners discover rare blue lobster at Maine restaurant, insist he be set free Bangor Daily News (The Rev […]

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73 Years After Atomic Bombing of Japan: Nuclear Threat More Immediate Than Ever

Jerri-Lynn here. In this Real News Network interview, conducted to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the second atomic bomb drop on Nagasaki, historian Peter Kuznick reflects on how the nuclear threat is more immediate now than at any other time since the 1950s. How did we get here? Kuznick says that people should go back […]

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