Archive

Twitter

RT @alexwagner: In 2013, a Democratic president invited an 80 year-old, two-time cancer survivor, Supreme Court justice to lunch to convey…

Read More »

RT @bhbradlow: Is the GND movement ready for a political reality in which the US is not the central player? Worth serious reflection. https…

Read More »

@MaxJerneck Yeah … you may be right that that is a bit of exaggeration for effect. In trying to capture the shift in the center of gravity I sometimes go overboard.

Read More »

RT @ForeignPolicy: With two short sentences, China’s leader may have redefined the future prospects for humanity, writes FP's @adam_tooze.…

Read More »

RT @Jmhaas: @adam_tooze @bentleyballan @70sBachchan @policytensor We don't know in detail what the EU offered during the recent summit, but…

Read More »

RT @ArjanDevDebate: @adam_tooze Momentous indeed, thank you for this piece. It’s be great to hear more about how the huge divestment from o…

Read More »

RT @Jmhaas: Absolutely must read re the new Geopolitics of climate by @adam_tooze foreignpolicy.com/2020/09/25/xi-… @christophbals @LutzWeischer @cli…

Read More »

It may seem hyperbolic to ask this question, but was it at this moment on 22 September 2020, by way of this video link that a large part of our collective future was suddenly sketched out? China climate neutral by 2060. foreignpolicy.com/2020/09/25/xi-… https://t.co/1SRPzYA83n

Read More »

RT @EmilyJonesBSG: Fascinating analysis by @adam_tooze on China’s landmark climate move “China’s new commitment will by itself lower the p…

Read More »

@jerometenk I agree it is a fascinating and world historic balancing act! And the proof of the pudding …

Read More »

RT @joethw8s: Good piece on the geopolitical importance of China's carbon neutrality commitment, and what it means for the US, EU and India…

Read More »

Even without COP26 the global political economy of climate has taken a dramatic turn this year. Charted in 3 pieces: socialeurope.eu/the-fierce-urg… foreignpolicy.com/2020/01/15/cli… foreignpolicy.com/2020/09/25/xi-… H/T to conversations with: @bentleyballan @70sBachchan @policytensor @Jmhaas https://t.co/jb73smmlTQ

Read More »

“Long-term progress really depends on a bipartisan approach that will survive the swings,” Admiral Blair of @Securing_Energy argues that for US to catch China in EV requires it to be treated “as a national security issue, which is bipartisan”. ft.com/content/8894c9… https://t.co/VeKZendT0X

Read More »

"As Xi made clear on Sept. 22, as far as the most important collective issue facing humanity is concerned, the major players are no longer waiting. The era in which the USA was the decisive voice has passed. China and Europe are decoupling." foreignpolicy.com/2020/09/25/xi-… https://t.co/XLZRkqmkzZ

Read More »

RT @RichPuchalsky: Good article — the major decisions on climate change are not going to be made by the US but by China and to a lesser ex…

Read More »

Denmark’s Orsted and Finnish Neste show how diversifying out of fossil fuels pays off in share price .. eventually. ft.com/content/ea45ca… https://t.co/1ljNQax8Zd

Read More »

How Xi Changes Everything: On the geopolitics of Xi’s carbon neutrality announcement for @ForeignPolicy foreignpolicy.com/2020/09/25/htt… https://t.co/vDtHDlGL3I

Read More »

"Trading in onshore bonds of China Evergrande, the world’s most indebted developer, was halted after reports it was seeking government help to stave off a cash crunch caused the price of its shares and debt to tumble.” Its total debt comes to $120bn! ft.com/content/f655ba… https://t.co/E1ZWCZF6Re

Read More »

RT @TheStalwart: The improvement in jobless claims has come to a halt. 870K last week, which is up from 866K in the prior week, and worse…

Read More »

RT @MaxCRoser: If we want cheap and reliable renewable energy we need to invest into the research and development of these energy sources.…

Read More »

Latin America’s share of global COVID deaths has fallen below 40% for first time since the spring. India is surging. ft.com/content/a2901c… https://t.co/dAp8h6yPwz

Read More »

@doirme @alpinemacro @SoberLook Allow a large margin for error and the story is the same.

Read More »

To make good on Xi’s pledge of carbon neutrality by 2060, "investment in China’s power sector alone increases by $4tn (today’s prices, non-discounted) over the 40 years. Millions of people currently work in the coal sector.” @CarbonBrief @HectorPollitt carbonbrief.org/analysis-going… https://t.co/IQIJ2WDPpM

Read More »

Why New York’s in a Depression and Texas Isn’t The K-shaped recovery applies to geography too. Success/failure in dealing with pandemic is not enough to explain differences. It depends on a complex pattern of industries, urban v suburban etc. @conorsen bloomberg.com/opinion/articl… https://t.co/gFA9uI7DGu

Read More »

Side gigs have been flourishing as a form of new business creation in the US and have been given a huge boost by corona shock. But so too have businesses that may employ people. @foxjust bloomberg.com/opinion/articl… https://t.co/hyf9vP5B5Q

Read More »

“A credit crunch seems really very likely.” Carmen Reinhart has @gilliantett exploring some rather gloomy options for the immediate future! ft.com/content/c95e5a… https://t.co/i9FHRjwcb6

Read More »

If I read this graph correctly, postal workers make up just shy of 1 in 200 of all workers in the US. I find that surprising. But it accounts for their prominent in popular imagery. @MoodysAnalytics via @SoberLook https://t.co/H49tKMYxma

Read More »

2/3 of American Gen Z and Millenials are unaware that 6 m Jews were killed in Holocaust. 48 % could not name a single one of 40k camps and ghettos in Europe. 56 % did not know what Auschwitz-Birkenau was. WI least bad. AR Worst. NY 60%! statista.com/chart/22943/sh… https://t.co/FcfvXCDjnR

Read More »

Actually existing disillusionment: Share agreeing that “capitalism as exists today does more harm than good”. Oct-nov 2019. Apparently Thais are even more negative than Indians but didn’t fit on graph. @StatistaCharts via @SoberLook statista.com/chart/20600/ca… https://t.co/tA6ZXTxF8y

Read More »

Since the worrying shock to US Treasury Markets in March, rates have been remarkably stable at extraordinarily low levels. @yardeni via @SoberLook https://t.co/VrUm1XcXiI

Read More »

“This boom in mortgage originations isn’t necessarily going to be that awesome for the broader economy,” But refinancing does allow American middle class households to lock in lower rates for longer. wsj.com/articles/mortg… https://t.co/Q72V3458m4

Read More »

If you compare household spending of Americans who kept their jobs v. Those who lost jobs and then received enhanced unemp benefit -> little difference that April benefit surprise added to consumption! @jpmorgan via @SoberLook https://t.co/lffgmKUWPU

Read More »

Extraordinary density of robots is yet another indicator of South Korea ’s modernity. @StatistaCharts statista.com/chart/13645/th… https://t.co/CqSynpUGDG

Read More »

Daily federal expenditure on unemployment benefits shows an ominous decline in early August = far greater than the decline in # of Americans receiving benefit -> points to fall in replacement ratio. @DesjardinsGroup via @SoberLook https://t.co/leRUIwoOnQ

Read More »

RT @JonWalkerDC: Only good thing about this pandemic is it proved millions of Americans are only desperately poor because we don't have the…

Read More »

RT @MaxCRoser: More than every second test in Argentina is now confirming a case of COVID-19. [from our database (where you also find the…

Read More »