2:00PM Water Cooler 5/22/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. “But what is government itself, but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?” –James Madison, Federalist 51 “They had one weapon left and both knew it: treachery.” –Frank Herbert,…

Is Theresa May Finally Over?

The political demise of the UK’s prime minister has been so overpredicted that it’s hard to believe that she might finally be leaving. But the resignation of Andrea Leadsom, May’s minister who managed the Commons,…

Links 5/23/19

Dear patient readers, I hope you get some R&R over this Memorial Day weekend or bank holiday Monday, if you are in the US or UK. I also wonder if any reader knows an accountant…