Heraclitusstudent

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Fuel economy
by Heraclitusstudent on 3 Aug 2018  42 comments, latest 15 days ago
President Trump’s proposed this week to weaken fuel-efficiency standards for cars and light trucksThis begs a few questions: Does he like to pay a lot for oil to Arab countries?...

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The $247 trillion global debt bomb (washingtonpost.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 22 Jul 2018  8 comments, latest 17 days ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com Is this why we can't afford to stop global trade? Too bad Trump didn't read the memo.

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Global housing boom end and builders (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Aug 2018  Posted 18 days ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news I think the slowdown is purely based on prices and we still need a massive amount of new housing which will be good for home builders. Any thoughts about...

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How tech's richest plan to escape the cannibal anarchy. (theguardian.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 26 Jul 2018  4 comments, latest 23 days ago
https://www.theguardian.com/te "Which region will be less affected by the coming climate crisis: New Zealand or Alaska? Is Google really building Ray Kurzweil a home for his brain, and will his...

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Relief in Sight for Homebuyers in High-Priced West Coast Cities (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 19 Jul 2018  1 comment, latest a month ago
"The pain isn’t over. The inventory shortage is still very real in many West Coast markets -- some have only a few months of supply. And if the skyrocketing trajectory...

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Capitalism is dying... (zdnet.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Jul 2018  75 comments, latest a month ago
Capitalism creates such a level of efficiency as to make a large part of humanity useless. Half the US population couldn't come up with $400 to face an emergency. The...

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AI Will Thrash the Economy Like a ‘Tsunami,’ Allstate CEO Says (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 28 Jun 2018  17 comments, latest 2 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news

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Summers Warns the Biggest Economies Are Not Prepared for Another Recession (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 18 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 2 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news "Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers warned that developed countries are badly equipped for another recession, both economically and politically, and central banks should be wary of raising interest...

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Beware the ‘mother of all credit bubbles’ (washingtonpost.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 12 Jun 2018  Posted 2 months ago
The Trump economic debt soufflé - the outlines of the next crisis begin to appear: https://www.washingtonpost.com

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Free trade puts Republican megadonors on collision course with Trump (reuters.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Jun 2018  5 comments, latest 2 months ago
No surprise there I guess. Who profits most from trade, even when it goes against the countries overall interests? Who influences most the media and the political establishment?https://www.reut

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Common Sense 318 – For Whom the Bell Trolls (dancarlin.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 May 2018  Posted 3 months ago
This guy hits the nail on the head. https://www.dancarlin.com/prod Available on itune podcasts too.

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Pinker's pinkest colored glasses - is the cannibal anarchy off the menu?
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 May 2018  10 comments, latest 3 months ago
Some of his numbers: Life expectancy: - for most of history: 30 yrs. - today 71 yrs, increasing. - In Kenya, improved by 10 yrs in the past 10 yrs....

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How the Online Left Fuels the Right (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 11 May 2018  35 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/0 "But online life creates an illusion of left-wing excess and hegemony that barely exists in the real world, at least outside of a few collegiate enclaves. Consider, for example,...

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Why navies are obsolete... (engadget.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 11 Apr 2018  18 comments, latest 3 months ago
Any aircraft carrier group buyer remorse?... Aquatic drone swarms on the way. https://www.engadget.com/2018/ www.youtube.com/watch?time_con

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Is Stormy Daniel Hurting Democrats? (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 May 2018  10 comments, latest 3 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/view "The Democratic grassroots are shaking with energy. In a series of special elections across the country, in a range of districts, Democrats have consistently outperformed results in previous elections....

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Bloomberg: Markets Better Prepare for Stagflation (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 25 Apr 2018  3 comments, latest 4 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/view Imagine that: the end of assets inflation, the collapse of multiples.... wage inflation! The horror!Unfortunately I think this fear is unfounded: - technology may automate things like driving trucks...

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Testimony in front of congress
by Heraclitusstudent on 10 Apr 2018  33 comments, latest 4 months ago
The usual cinema, where congressmen can look mad at something, and the witness can apologize and act humbly, before everything goes back exactly as it was before. Zucks will be...

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Trump Escalates Trade Tensions With Call For New China Tariffs (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 5 Apr 2018  24 comments, latest 4 months ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news Here goes the third volley. Right after Kudlow has spent days trying to calm investors.The media had spent months explaining us why trade is good in spite of all...

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Globalization’s Backlash Is Here, at Just the Wrong Time (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 Mar 2018  4 comments, latest 5 months ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/0 Here the NYT explains that we were just about to see the reward for decades of being pushed around economically: the much hoped for rise of a new class...

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Will Trump end-up in prison?
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 Mar 2018  6 comments, latest 5 months ago
I think for a while he was sort of aligning with the establishment republicans: they saw they could use him to ram a tax cut through congress. At the same...
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