Sunday, February 17, 2019

Economics after neoliberalism

Economics after neoliberalism by Suresh Naidu, Dani Rodrik and Gabriel Zucman.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

The kiss

Adharam madhuram cultural? “In 2015, Justin Garcia, a research scientist at Indiana University's Kinsey Institute, launched an ethnographic study of 168 cultures across the globe and discovered that only 46 per cent of them practise romantic kissing – that is, via prolonged, open-mouthed, lip-to-lip contact.” from The Age.

Michael Hudson on Venezuela

with a discussion of forward markets along the way Michael Hudson on the problems in Venezuela

Saturday, February 02, 2019

Michael Hudson on Trump

If Michael Hudson is correct, Trump seems to be doing what one hoped: Trump’s brilliant strategy to dismember US dollar hegemony. David Isenberg from Cato Institute suggests strategies What America can’t win wars.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Pardesi songs

Discussed in Songs of Yore Romancing Romancing the Pardesi. My comment at number 22 in the comments.