Category Archives: Economics

GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week: China: Economy going scary? (Article) Corruption: Puerto Rico governor and officials nailed? (Report) Immigration: Klobuchar (D) says Trump’s ICE raids are distraction from amending immigration laws (Report) (Seems likely) The economy: U.S. housing costs inflation far outstrips income … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Gathered from the week: The economy: 55 African nations will create a “free trade zone”? (Report) (Better than tariffs ..) More economy: Debunking the myth of a tight U.S. labor market (Article) Still More economy: Facebook to compete with governments … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: The war on the internet: A new Senate bill would make websites legally responsible for users’ posts (Report) The culture: Protected vultures killing livestock on Kentucky farms? (Report) (Like protected wolves in New Mexico) The Culture: The … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE …(Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Unstoppable hypersonic missiles: A new arms race (Article) Cyberwar: U.S. ramps up attacks on other countries (Article) U.S. border: Warrantless searches of journalists’ devices (Report) Science: DNA-edited human baby secretly born in China? (Report) The culture: Obama … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Garnered from the week: Sabotage: U.S. and other governments planting sleeper malware in each other’s power grids? (Report) China: Continuing cyberattack espionage (Report) Giant power outage hit Argentina, Uruguay and others (Report) Israel: Wife of Prime Minister convicted of corruption … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

This week: The economy: Are U.S. cities growing a permanently homeless underclass? (Article) Government: Will the U.S. federal E-Verify citizen I.D. data base become a control tool? (Article) Hong Kong, China: Hundreds of thousands protested extradition from Hong Kong to … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Your current batch: China’s “Social Credit” system coming to America (Article) (Inevitable? What do you see?) The war on the internet: Justice Dept pursues monopoly probe against Google (Article) Government: U.S. visa applicants must provide social media history/access (Article) More … Continue reading

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