2:00PM Water Cooler 6/19/2019

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Politics “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…

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…

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,…

Facebook shuts down thousands of fake pages in…

CLOSE The company called it a “historic” decision. TimeFacebook has really been cleaning house lately.On Tuesday, the social-networking behemoth announced it had removed 2,632 Facebook pages, Groups and accounts that “engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior” on…

Opinion: Big Baller Brand was too beautiful to…

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