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Brad DeLong


October 22, 2014, 12:18 pm, 1355570

October 22, 2014, 10:18 am, 1355496

Battle of Leyte Gulf: Background:

On 12 October 1944, the US 3rd Fleet under Admiral Halsey began a series of carrier raids against Formosa and the Ryukyu Islands, with a view to ensuring that the aircraft based there could not intervene in the ...


October 22, 2014, 10:18 am, 1355495

Stolen from http://unfogged.com

My quality of life is diminished by the fact that I am not a fluent reader of rot13. Is there a good online drill site?


October 22, 2014, 8:18 am, 1355422

Doughlas MacArthur:

This is the Voice of Freedom, General MacArthur speaking.

People of the Philippines: I have returned.

By the grace of Almighty God our forces stand again on Philippine soil – soil consecrated in the ...


October 21, 2014, 6:18 pm, 1355070

Josh Bivens, Brad DeLong, Jeff Madrick, Ylan Mui: How Mainstream Economic Thinking Imperils America:

Thursday, October 23, 2014
1:00 - 2: 30 p.m. ET
Economic Policy Institute
1333 H St., NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005

http://www.epi.org/event/mainstream-economi
c-thinking-imperils-america/

Advice about what points I should ...


October 20, 2014, 6:18 pm, 1354352

Jason Hart: Gov. Kasich: God Wants Ohio to Expand Medicaid: "Governor John Kasich, a Republican, repeated his insistence that God wants Ohio to expand Medicaid...

...when reporters brought up the topic on June 18. Kasich suggested anyone who opposes Medicaid expansion will have to answer ...


October 20, 2014, 4:18 pm, 1354277

October 20, 2014, 12:18 pm, 1354109

Note that these are the cities themselves--what lies within the municipal boundaries--not the metropolitan areas:

Cory Doctorow: American cities, ranked by conservatism: "A fascinating chart from Representation in Municipal Government...

...published in American Political Science Review and written by MIT political scientists Chris Tausanovitch and Christopher ...


October 20, 2014, 12:18 pm, 1354108

Over at Equitable Growth: In the 60 years since 1954, the Federal Reserve has been moved to cut the 3-Mo. T-Bill ...


October 20, 2014, 10:18 am, 1354031

A correspondent reminds me of this from a couple of years ago, that I now hoist from the archives:

Hoisted from the Archives: The New York Times Publishes Casey Mulligan ...