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17 октября, 21:00

2:00PM Water Cooler 10/17/2019

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Today's Water Cooler: Open thread

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17 октября, 16:55

Are Cognitive Frameworks Hard-Coded in Language Driving Humanity to Crisis?

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Is language, or more specifically, notions strongly represented in major modern languages, a big culprit in our inability to contend with self-induced existential threats?

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17 октября, 13:55

Links 10/17/19

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17 октября, 13:00

Facebook’s Libra Faceplant: Beware of CEO Bright Ideas

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Libra is going nowhere fast.

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17 октября, 10:56

A Bitter(Sweet) Pill: The Impacts of Private Provision of Medicaid

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A study on Texas turning Medicaid over to private contractors shows mixed results, which is better than most critics would expect. But does this study attribute bennies to privatization that aren't justified?

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17 октября, 07:38

Automation Armageddon: a Legitimate Worry?

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Yves here. Readers will notice a marked disconnect between Michael Olenick’s grim account of the impact of the automation of the early industrial era on workers’ lives as to his more sanguine posture for the future. One way to reconcile the two is that major shift in automation can have significant transition costs in terms […]

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16 октября, 21:00

2:00PM Water Cooler 10/16/2019

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Today's Water Cooler: Turkey and automobile production, Biden, Sanders squad endorsements, Warren, the debate, impeachment, retail sales, business inventories, housing market, retail, Dutch tulips, the Cloud, OS X mail bug, shale, autumm leaves, GM strike, brain tuning, Pumpkin Spice for Men

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16 октября, 16:55

The People’s Money (Part 1)

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An explanation of the Federal Reserve money system.

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16 октября, 13:55

Links 10/16/19

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16 октября, 12:04

Trump’s Border Wall is a Multi-Billion Dollar Corporate Handout

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How Trump made the long-standing border boondoggle even bigger.

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16 октября, 11:21

Elizabeth Warren Wants Green Trade Deals. What Does That Mean?

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Is what Democratic candidates mean by "green trade deals" what environmentalists and trade experts mean?

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16 октября, 02:30

Live Blog: Democrat Presidential Primary Debate #6 in Westerville, Ohio

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Candidates! Candidates! Candidates! ★★★Twelve candidates on one stage!★★★ Come on down!