Category Archives: Economics

will Trump burn the bamboo curtain of distraction at this week’s China talks

By ann summers Trump sets himself on collision course with China ahead of Xi meeting https://t.co/36zadCN4vi — The Guardian (@guardian) March 31, 2017 Chinese food in America during the Cold War became stereotypically portrayed for many years in a limited number … Continue reading

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Swann’s Way: anarchist cybernetics & organizational dynamics in politics

By ann summers I came across this published dissertation that while symptomatic of the state of academic process in terms of using some rather tired qualitative methods, it also showed that some interesting ideas do happen. Think ‘Lost in Translation’ … Continue reading

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If the GOP could only stop being gutless about #RussiaGate …

By ann summers Unfortunately, those blissfully naive Americans who need to be swayed from their support or even tacit tolerance of Lord Dampnut may need the rhetorical message of a xenophobic CT to get to the discourse space where he must … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Busted on Taxes

Forbes is reporting: Caterpillar Inc. is about as American as you can get, except that these days it’s not, having been partially shuffled off to Switzerland. But it still must deal with the IRS, and the IRS isn’t happy with the heavy … Continue reading

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Moron unwinding the administrative state (of travel, among other things)

By ann summers “During the first week of the Muslim-ban, foreign business travel dropped by an astounding 185 million dollars. European flight searches for the United States have dropped by 11.6%, “ @powellnyt “I did not have sex with that wo…, communication … Continue reading

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Bannonism is not quite the “deconstruction of the administrative state”

  CPAC attendees trolled into waving Russia flags during Trump’s speech “I have so much power just in my voice. I keep saying the word and they’ll be bankrupt.” POTUS explaining his revenge against news outlets. — Rogue POTUS Staff … Continue reading

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Continuing Making Friends

Kathryns’ Report, an aviation web site,  reported today that Emirates says flight was delayed after Delta Airlines refused them a spare part. As Faux News says, “We report, you decide.” DUBAI, Feb 9 Emirates has accused Delta Air Lines of … Continue reading

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