If you were cool enough to get into Yale University, you could make bold social statements by going on a "symbolic" hunger strike where you don't have to go hungry. It's like being a US Senator and you can filibuster just by announcing it. You don't actually have to...read more
It is not often one gets to say ‘Keep your eye on Canada’- but keep your eye on Canada. Canada’s largest sub-prime lender is melting down at lightening speed. Home Capital Group is not a ‘bank’ but part of the shadow banking system. In the last week there has been a...read more
Insta-Rant to Someone in Germany Who Says Global Warming is Not Up For Debate. We Just Need to Fix It.
How long was it settled science that fat and eggs and cholesterol are terrible for the cardiovascular system? So, eat lots of bread! And salt is bad, too. The settled science was wrong and created an obese, diabetic generation. And this occurred in small, compact...read more
Excellent analysis of North Korea and the situation that we find ourselves in by George...read more
Peruse the news this morning: just five companies are responsible for 28% of the S&P’s 2017 returns, Synchrony, Capital One, and Discover have increased their provisions for bad loans by 36% already this year, 40% of Americans spend half of their income servicing...read more
The weekend is in the history books, but we'll always have the memories. Like when the climate action marchers protesting the new administration and Americans' stubborn refusal to carbon tax ourselves back to the stone age got hit by a Spring snowblast. Now, every...read more