Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration

Gifts of the immigrants, woes of the natives: Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration The recent immigration waves to Europe and the US have fuelled an intense political debate. Proposals to introduce or tighten…

2:00PM Water Cooler 5/24/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, you will be happy to know I regained control over my iPad, and moved my production work onto ProtonMail — leaving my send-mail-to-myself workflow otherwise the same (with…

10 Friday AM Reads

My end of week morning train reads: • How William the Conqueror Paved the Way for Netflix’s Bond Sale (Bloomberg)• Is Anyone Actually Investing in Opportunity Zone Funds? (Institutional Investor)• ‘Fake Artists’ Have Billions of…

2018 Aston Martin Vanquish Speedster

We have previously looked at the 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe; now comes the speedster. If you are going to be driving around al fresco, its hard to imagine a more lovely car to…

Beware Billionaires Bearing Gifts

By Leo W. Gerard, the international president of the United Steelworkers Union (USW). Produced by the Independent Media Institute. There’s a new Koch organization in town. Instead of trying to buy politicians to do the…