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The Siren Song of the Robot

Dear Readers: I’m currently writing a long-form post twice a month now for Chris Martenson’s excellent website, Peak Prosperity.com. Accordingly, I’ll be publishing the first (and free) part of these essays here at w88ประเทศไทย www.pinyourcrafts.com. Enjoy. — Gregor The quest for cheap energy and cheap labor is a conquering human urge, one that has played out […]

When Recovery’s Just a Word

I was disappointed last week when two of my favorite publications, The Economist and the Financial Times (both British) capitulated to the new recovery myth in the US Labor Market. I generally depend on London, not New York, to give me a better read on the US economy. This has been true for over two […]

Blighty: A Nation Sized Experiment in Regulatory Arbitrage

Two case studies, Mexico and Britain, were the subject of my February newsletter: Black Swans and Petrostates. Readers already know my views about risk to the UK, from an earlier blog post, Petrostate Tail Risk: The UK Joins My List. Essentially, what’s happening to Britain is that an historic financial crisis has arrived not long […]