How creeping far-left postmodernist ideas are infecting the mainstream of thought in California, a symptom of the larger rot that is slowly destroying the Democratic Party nationally.
Kartik Athreya’s article deriding the unwashed, mouth-breathing public for presumptuously daring to have an opinion about his area of expertise is making the rounds, predictably being slammed by those of us with the audacity to hold an opinion about some subject in which we lack a PhD. I list reasons why professional “expert” economists are [...]
Why the EU is screwed, from our friends at Der Spiegel:
And it came to pass, that Goldman’s then-chief overlord was order’d to parade full 7 days and 7 nights through the streets of lower Manhattan, clad in naught save his drawers, bearing tether’d to heavy chains every SEC filing that Goldman hath wrought for 10 years previous; while the peasants of the borough were to [...]
George Soros called an “ultimate bubble” in gold at Davos today, inflated by the ultra-low interest rates. I can’t say I disagree. The general economic malaise and uncertainty has pumped gold up bigtime, and it will steadily deflate as confidence returns (not to mention whatever machinations the central banks and IMF have going on in [...]