Daily Archive: 01/20/2016

Jan 20 2016

The Daily Late Nightly Show (February 17th)

The New Guy Fantasy Politics Jess Glynne Trevor’s guests this week- Wednesday 1/20: Gael Garcia Bernal Thursday 1/21: Marlon Wayans Gael Garcia Bernal will probably want to talk about Desierto– What begins as a hopeful journey by Mexican migrant workers looking to seek a better life by crossing the US border quickly becomes a fight …

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Jan 20 2016

The Limits of Bubbles

Well over 90% of all International Commerce is carried on ships. People are afraid these ‘zombie ships’ are the first sign of global economic collapse John Ficenec, The Telegraph 1/20/16 Fears about the global economy have seen the Baltic Dry Index fall by more than 20% this year, to 369 — its lowest level since …

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Jan 20 2016

Not even ‘that’ good a deal.

If you’ve been following the economic analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership (as opposed to the political, ecological, intellectual property, and human rights analyses which are uniformly more horrible than even the strongest detractors were warning) you’ll have noticed that even the World Trade Organization, a fanatically pro-trade group as you might imagine from the …

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Jan 20 2016

Punting the Pundits

“Punting the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jan 20 2016

The Breakfast Club (Another Day Older)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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