MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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October 2013

Despite massive, intrusive data snooping (is.gd/FyymdP) U.S. stumbles over For Pol, relies on indiscriminate killings for security

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Fascinating: ICC finds no statistical model for temperature time-series but Summary relies on a known-bad linear fit::informath.org/AR5stat.pdf

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AUS-KOR FTA to set new pattern? Concessions on Investor-State, FDI thresholds, auto tariffs? R Callick thinks so:: theaustralian.com.au/business/opini…

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I’ll be attending the Bali Business Forum on 5/12 held in parallel with the Ministerial by @iccwbo_org & @ICTSD: balibusinessforum.org

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Mavroidis: WTO as a ‘public good’ (for Sovereigns) sustained by contract. DS adjudication ‘completes’ the contract::is.gd/ijgmuv

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Sales of the most robust email client on OSX (@mailmateapp) don’t pay the bills: please join me in funding more work: is.gd/qwdeWR

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The PC interim report on ‘safeguards’ for canned fruit shows no unusual import pressure. Govt should heed, move on:pc.gov.au/__data/assets/…

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Hysterical calls to subsidise Coca-Cola Amatil brand an expensive mug’s game! Is MacFarlane mug enough to listen? :theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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The multilateral trade mess: a five-year-old assessment, still current —is.gd/JvGVznv

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In merchandise trade, geography matters: St Louis still the gateway to the American West (flip.it/KMwqM)

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snlester Copyright is “not supposed to be about corporate welfare for Disney.” wapo.st/17lUEnz

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Celebrating now on the Mac, the illustrated audio-iBook of Byron’s Don Juan, Canto I, FREE for a short time:: is.gd/6dt067

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Celebrating now on OSX, the illustrated audio-iBook of Byron’s Don Juan, Canto I, FREE for a short time:: is.gd/6dt067

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Emirates’ President Tim Clark vision for Y class: jam them up 10-abreast, dope them with food & TV::is.gd/yjgnT9

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Google’s Terms of Service has a summary “because many of you are allergic to legalese” (plain-spoken wusses!) is.gd/rM3HbS

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Another public spending ‘emergency’ hits a ‘pause’: obesity in US adults unchanged since 2003-4::is.gd/Do1duI via @scottlincicome

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Oops (copy/paste error): +0.01% GDP EU and +0.6% GDP Canada

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EU-CAN-FTA: Quotas still on cars, cheese, beef; Eggs+poultry excluded; Useless patents longer; +0.00006% GDP Canada; +0.00001% GDP EU. Wow?

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How’s that TPP going? Canada concedes “up to 32% of cheese market” to EC in FTA. Libre commerce? N’en sais rien! is.gd/8VaVfn

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Mankiw’s fable in NYT “Comity is hard to achieve”. In fact, it never happens. In crises, elites impose their prefs::nytimes.com/2013/10/13/bus…

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Good sense from @timwilsoncomau on trade priorities. Unilateral lib. will help secure against dimmer outlook in Asia::ipa.org.au/news/2975/it%2…

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insteconomics “Australian-made cars are too expensive to sell overseas” afr.com/p/australia2-0…. Too expensive to sell here either.

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alan_john_moran The Peoples Republic of Melbourne announces urban plans to ensure high new house prices prevail. Socialist amateurs! premier.vic.gov.au/media-centre/m…

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Considering the disaster that is Docklands, these price-hiking dills should never again be allowed to play “planners” premier.vic.gov.au/media-centre/m…

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No evidence that bilateral FTAs are “building blocks.” At best they’re harmless, near useless, for. pol. gestures::theaustralian.com.au/business/opini…

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I resigned twice (from Foreign in late 70s & from DFAT in mid 90s) because value-added opps. were small. Still true::catallaxyfiles.com/2013/10/07/has…

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SimonEvenett Congress cant be serious about putting currency rules in the TPP accord. Where would that put the Fed? Its all posturing for domestic groups

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@kw_watson @BryanGeneRiley increasing effective protection for consumer goods!?? Be bolder :-)

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RT @JacobinCalendar: Bonjour! Today is Potato day in the Grape Harvest month of the 222nd year

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Krugman right that ∂(X+M)/∂Y>1 is not a natural law. Whether slowdown matters not so clear. M + FDI drives innovation is.gd/4q0ANY

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Why are Indy. Ministers captured so quickly by mendicant firms? Vanity? Stockholm syndrome? Short memories? theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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Right about the nature of the global leadership problem, but let’s hope 1940s are no guide to future accommodation::project-syndicate.org/commentary/a-u…

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How abuse of I/O Table multipliers inflates apparent benefits of government subsidies: pc.gov.au/research/staff…

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