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Technical Problems 1/21/15

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Brad DeLong


February 1, 2015, 4:18 pm, 1414146

Over on Twitter: Reflections in Tweets on Ezra Klein: What Andrew Sullivan's exit says about the future of blogging--an attempt to use Twitter to show how and why Twitter can and cannot be ...


February 1, 2015, 8:18 am, 1414036

Henry Metelman: World War II Today: Wounded--A Lucky Escape from the Eastern Front:

We were driven before the advancing Russians across the old Polish border, from which three years ago we had set out full of hope ...


February 1, 2015, 12:18 am, 1413890
Judith Tarr: "What frustrated me when I started selling professionally was the push to always write female protag because ‘you’re a girl, you have to.’ Between that and the push to squeeze the stories into set marketing categories, I sometimes got cranky. Then I’d get subversive. That wasn’t ...


February 1, 2015, 12:18 am, 1413891

February 1, 2015, 12:18 am, 1413889

January 31, 2015, 12:18 pm, 1413798

Let me (surprise, surprise!) back up Paul here: There is no doubt that, technocratically, reflation is the low-hanging fruit to boosting equitable growth. Successfully returning to ...


January 31, 2015, 12:18 pm, 1413797

Michael Kruse: Jeb 'Put Me Through Hell’: "In June, the medical examiner released Terri Schiavo’s autopsy...

...which confirmed what the judges had ruled for years based on the testimony from doctors concerning her prognosis. Her ...


January 31, 2015, 10:18 am, 1413753

Wikpedia: The execution of Pvt. Slovik:

On this day, Pvt. Eddie Slovik becomes the first American soldier since the Civil War to be executed for desertion-and the only one who suffered such a ...


January 31, 2015, 10:18 am, 1413752

January 30, 2015, 8:18 pm, 1413586

Justin Wolfers @JustinWolfers on Twitter: What This Morning's U.S. Wage Numbers Mean: "Employment cost index only up 0.6% in the past quarter...

...putting it up 2.2 percent over the year. Consistent with inflation well below 2%. If you think the US labor market is anywhere ...