Tag: Brexit

Ford Plans to Cut More UK Jobs in European Restructuring

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CalPERS Admits It Is Nowhere on Its New Private Scheme After More Than Two Years

CalPERS’ private equity initiative is looking a lot like Brexit. Just like Brexit, CalPERS launched its private equity scheme for political reasons, namely, to reduce transparency since the public agency is too thin-skinned to take well-warranted criticism, yet too lazy to up its game (CalPERS failure to offer a coherent justification makes it hard to […]

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Brexit Could Be Turning the Tide for Scottish Independence

Meet the other group of secession-minded nationalists in Britain: A few hundred miles north of where the details of Brexit continue to be debated, members of the Scottish National Party met in Edinburgh this weekend for their spring conference. There was one topic on everyone’s minds: independence. And by the end of the conference, it […]

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The Labour Party’s Role in the Brexit Crisis

Three years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union and two weeks after it was supposed to have left, Prime Minister Theresa May returned to Europe this week, hat in hand, to ask for a second, last-minute extension. Hanging in the balance were Britain’s access to certain food and medicine, the stability […]

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Brexit: Mayhem

This post will be relatively brief, since we’ll know in not that many hours what the EU winds up offering the UK in the way of an extension. However, the situation seems unduly fluid. Tusk is still talking up a “long” but not longer than a year flexible extension….while Barnier is making tougher noises: .@MichelBarnier […]

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Brexit Reporter Declares He’s ‘Never Seen So Many White People in One Place.’ The Lie Detector Determined … That’s a Lie

Screenshot: Brexit WTO (YouTube) Earlier in life then we probably realize, black people are taught the value of compartmentalizing our personas. While we take comfort in Wobbling at weddings and selectively blurting out “Ain’t nobody coming to see you, Otis!” around our own, we have a propensity to abandon the seasoning rack while amongst our […]

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Bill Black: Tom Friedman Just Noticed that the UK “Has Gone Mad”

Yves here. Bill Black does a systematic and well-deserved vivisection of The World According to Thomas Friedman, using his latest column as a point of departure. One of Black’s remarkable finds is that Friedman acknowledged that deregulation and globalization would make financial crises “endemic,” yet couldn’t be bothered to consider that they would impose massive […]

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MSNBC’s Wild Ride

On January 31, Rachel Maddow, the eponymous host of The Rachel Maddow Show, returned from a commercial break. In the previous segment, she had interviewed Betsy Woodruff, a Daily Beast reporter, who had written a story on alleged connections between the Russian government and the National Rifle Association. Before that, Maddow had conducted a friendly and knowing colloquy […]

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