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The decline of coaltown USA.…

The decline of coaltown USA. Extraordinary essay by @portereduardo
h/t @paulkrugman
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This is a really excellent description of a coal town in terminal decline, which gets at several of the issues behi… https://t.co/qPyQtA67kP


Productivity slowdown in the US means that whatever wage increases do take place go immediately to unit labour cost… https://t.co/Li9SXCcHqG


White House and Congressional Republicans move to block any @WorldBank lending to China. @JamesPoliti… https://t.co/fizMyRnxJP


The world’s first very primitive "oil well" was drilled on the Absheron Peninsula near Baku as early as 1846.… https://t.co/QeSmZXunj6


Remarkable historical photo essay on…

Remarkable historical photo essay on Russia’s oil industry.
BORIS EGOROV @dolphin278
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"The global car market will have shrunk faster in 2019 than at the height of the financial crisis, with 4m fewer ve… https://t.co/LwUA6Ne6yl


The #SPD’s new leadership aims to more than double the party’s poll numbers over the next year. A tall order, consi… https://t.co/LBlmi5QLcQ


I have no idea why, but I’ll be marvelling at this photo for most of the rest of today https://t.co/KEtCbZw59v


Devastating ‘‘ANFO’’ car bombs some of which weigh hundreds of kg are made from mixture of two readily available
ma… https://t.co/yCTo1hDKMD


@MaxJerneck @VMRConstancio @jryancollins @Frank_vanlerven @scientificecon @rohangrey @NathanTankus @adam_tooze… https://t.co/wPywg603xZ


@adam_tooze @VaclavSmil Interesting. Would have liked the information on energy costs of manufacture and operation… https://t.co/sq0fOkP7LK


The 19th century leap forward in explosive force delivered by dynamite and TNT relative to black powder gunpowder w… https://t.co/gogEh8G2U1


The development of the kinetic energy in military projectiles since the medieval period has been truly dramatic. Fr… https://t.co/C4nRNGgQei


75 years ago today British bombers attacked German ships in Nordgulenfjord, Norway, and leaving us some of the most… https://t.co/Ad3ckXipAv

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