Tag: Water Cooler

2:00PM Water Cooler 1/14/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. UPDATE I got a late start, so I added more. –lambert Trade “Fortnite’s Digital Goods Are Key to the Future of Global Trade” [Bloomberg]. “Discussions about globalization—and its costs and benefits—often focus on physical goods such as steel beams, cars, or soybeans. The reality is […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 1/4/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning? (Pt 1/2)” (interview) [Lori Wallach, The Real News Network] (part 2/2). “He’s trying out this USMCA rebrand. Well, that’s just not what it is. It’s NAFTA 2.0. It is not the transformational replacement of the corporate-rigged model of […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 12/21/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. *** Ruth Bader Ginsburg Health Update: Supreme Court Justice Has Cancerous Lung Growths Removed *** Trade They issue press releases: #China‘s Central Economic Work Conference news release promising on external reforms: pic.twitter.com/crz2zeKEFg — Bert Hofman (@berthofmanecon) December 21, 2018 “How to fix America’s dysfunctional trade […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 12/20/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Politics “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 2020 “A New Survey Finds Kamala Harris Has Big Support For A Presidential Run From Top Democratic Women Of Color” [Buzzfeed]. “Nearly a third of the […]

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2:00PM Water Cooler 12/10/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “Why Trump’s trade war is pushing China to become smarter and stronger, faster” [Hellenic Shipping News]. “The final communiqués at these lovefests must usually be written beforehand for anything to be agreed. Trump is the exception. He likes one-on-ones. He is a professional deal […]

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