One more quick word:
How wrong is it to reduce or stop entirely our willingness to accommodate refugees fleeing from the middle east? The knee jerk [more…]
This is off topic, but really?
One of the defining characteristics of the modern Republican party is its gun worship. Any time we have a [more…]
I remember sitting at business school what seems a lifetime ago and absorbing with enthusiasm the latest financial trickery. It seemed so much more rigorous [more…]
Yes it does.
I was just talking to a friend about an old British TV documentary about the making of modern Britain. Basically it's a [more…]
Are we at a point of true reflection on the right in politics?
Here in the US we have the extraordinary spectacle of a bevy [more…]
Just to make the point, here is a chart I grabbed, back in 2012, from Atlantic magazine:
I was going to write about last night's Republican presidential debate. After all it was ostensibly about the economy.
But I can't. I won't.
I have friends who think I am too harsh on the Republicans. They tell me that there are some good ideas over on that side [more…]
A few things along the same lines:
Something that really bugs me at the moment here in the US is the absolutely stupid idea that [more…]
People keep asking me about interest rates. I wish they would stop. The question always make me feel like mimicking Eugene Fama: rates are rates. [more…]