Category: Politics

Keynes Was Really a Conservative

Yves here. Note that Keynes was not concerned with the preoccupations of classical economists, who saw curbing rentiers as important, since their profiteering interfered with productive activity. Keynes had a more benign view of commerce. But he might have needed to see, say, the US health care industry in action to get a more rounded […]

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The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek dies at 75

Jojo Rabbit just earned a key victory in the 2020 Oscars race. The dramedy from director Taika Waititi won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday, the prize that in the past has typically gone to movies that went on to become Best Picture nominees or winners at the Academy […]

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Transcript: Representative Adam Schiff on “Face the Nation”

The following is a transcript of the interview with Democratic Representative Adam Schiff of California that aired Sunday, September 15, 2019, on “Face the Nation.” MARGARET BRENNAN:  We begin this morning with the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, California’s Adam Schiff. Good morning. Good to have you here chairman. REPRESENTATIVE ADAM SCHIFF: Good morning.  […]

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Trump: US 'locked and loaded' following Saudi attacks

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh’s ‘sham’ nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating ‘Hispanic Heritage Month’ in the Age of Trump Let’s not play Charlie Brown to Iran’s Lucy MORE on Sunday said the U.S. is “locked and loaded” as it awaits verification of who was behind a spate of drone […]

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Cabinet members hit out at David Cameron for accusing Boris Johnson of only backing Brexit to boost his career in new book

CABINET ministers blasted David Cameron yesterday after he accused Boris Johnson of backing Brexit only to boost his chances of becoming PM. In more stinging criticism from his memoirs, the ex-Tory leader also claimed Boris once suggested reversing the Leave vote. 4 David Cameron has left ministers furious over comments made in his bookCredit: AP:Associated […]

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Trump denies reports he's willing to meet with Iran with 'no conditions'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh’s ‘sham’ nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating ‘Hispanic Heritage Month’ in the Age of Trump Let’s not play Charlie Brown to Iran’s Lucy MORE on Sunday said it’s incorrect to report that he’s willing to meet with Iran with “no conditions,” contradicting what multiple […]

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