MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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November 2018

RT @SimonEvenett: Few realise just how much protectionism China’s exports faced to US before this year’s trade war: 70% affected. So far tr…

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Indeed. I hope it is not the final word. @ICTSD is a valuable resource for many (like me, now) who have few other r… https://t.co/L1lzrw5xDk

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STDs were on Byron’s mind (& other organs) when he wrote Canto I in Venice. Which is worse, he wondered, “Columbus’… https://t.co/bCVyEdONqt

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Trade policy is about advancing the peaceful & innocent pursuit of making-money. No fancy tehniques or surprises. J… https://t.co/k5QoyENlNy

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Arnold Kling does a very good job annotating conceptual questions (about information, growth, monopolies, keynesian… https://t.co/qDXyI2ecMu

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@Wordsworthians @KSAAcomm Byron @25! Perhaps he is confessing that this year, at the height of his fame, he publish… https://t.co/dkR1P9zCcX

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…Their adopted son (Michael V) succeeded 8 years later & banished his mother to a convent. But she returned to Co… https://t.co/OUAzJQ3arS

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Zoe Porphyrogenita (“born to the purple”) Empress of Byzantium — seen here (right) in a fresco from the Haga Sophia… https://t.co/XvdVp5Rqyh

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RT @USSC: .@insteconomics on the crisis of legitimacy already facing the WTO that has been exasperated by hostility from the Trump administ…

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OT: Images of a remarkable rennaisance sculpture group — “Compianto sul Cristo Morto” — that I made during a recen… https://t.co/kUBmFVcu1Q

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@byron_society @CKenyonjones “Oh Wellington(s) or Villain-ton(s), for Fame
Sounds the heroic syllables both ways..… https://t.co/8Bhcs7AmXO

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“Some have called it a crisis. But I don’t think ‘crisis’ describes the current situation well: Crisis is so optimi… https://t.co/fc95fNCyeW

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“Tyler being Tyler, he is generally vague and gives himself many outs to avoid criticism.” Recommended… https://t.co/TvolNMu5Oy

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RT @WeihuanZhou: Barley is not a random choice — here’s the real reason China is taking on Australia over dumping https://t.co/Lb4jZUXzgJ 通…

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@EPatersonMorgan Good luck finding it. SM said to have divorced Bolt over it, but I remember it as campy but not th… https://t.co/5c28WDFchw

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.. Not *this* Caroline: Sarah Miles in Robert Bolt’s “Lady Caroline Lamb” (1972) w/ Rich. Chamberlain, John Mills,… https://t.co/6BgYqidxml

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Sir Thomas Lawrence’s 1798 portrait of Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, aged 30 (but looking ma… https://t.co/n1K1qyoq7w

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RT @mattwridley: “Since the euro was formed in 1999, the German and French economies have grown by 32pc, the Italian economy by 9pc — and t…

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Demographic data used to suggest CHN might grow old before growing rich. Seeing the first of these numbers, maybe t… https://t.co/h4FD3wBzBG

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RT @snlester: Along with Jim Bacchus and @HZhu2013, I have a new Cato paper out today on using the WTO to make China more market-oriented:…

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RT @snlester: So to sum up: If the goal is to make China more market-oriented, governments should bring a lot more WTO complaints than they…

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RT @scottlincicome: Key (thoroughly documented) pts:
1 China’s status as a trade/WTO scofflaw is often (not always) overblown
2 China has a…

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“Mr. Arnold has done Byron injustice by making selections from his works, and asserting that selections are better… https://t.co/Nhn66Js10Z

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@GPP_Geo_III @CharlotteFMay A brilliant deal for George. A month later, his estranged Queen (Caroline) returns to E… https://t.co/no0JJHy9Z3

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I can only interpret this decision to substitute robots as a surprising taste for irony on Xinhua’s part. https://t.co/O2BHARQpFa

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AKA “quantum gyroscope”: ultimate dead-reckoning. In the late-70s, the Qantas B747s I flew on used redundant physic… https://t.co/yb6zld2Pv0

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RT @manyapan: FIVE MINUTES BEFORE THE MOST CRAZY ONLINE SHOPPING EVENT OF THE YEAR KICKS OFF!!! (for a bit background, 11 things to know ab…

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RT @arunsanthosh04: #Alibaba had already generated more sales on #SinglesDay 2018 — just 10 minutes into the 24-hour shopping event — than…

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Indices must be used with caution. Still neither the WB Doing Business index (https://t.co/kA9c41D78I) nor the US C… https://t.co/A0U0BlRs8v

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“Unsolved mysteries of fundamental physics”:: https://t.co/3ClqOAsFwo

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“…[A] classic public-choice example of how concentrated benefits and diffuse costs can push self-interested polit… https://t.co/iiIK5wZsWG

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@chip_roh @greg_ip @bobdavis187 Right. The “CHN rise at USA expense” claim is a bit rich IMO. But Paulson advocates… https://t.co/JxRKyWWnRe

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@GethingDuncan Yes: 300 of the first run of 1500 did not sell. M claimed the reason was an ‘outcry’. But it was pro… https://t.co/VRKL7GxzVU

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RT @eashimp: The law of unintended consequences continues to apply to trade policy https://t.co/YgYpWeQlUh

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See & do. @pewresearch analysis of USA YouTube use: half of all users (~35% of all USA adults) “say the platform is… https://t.co/Am4xk4NtL9

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Paulson’s recommendations for continued USA-CHN engagement::https://t.co/myor4ypviy

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John Murray knew Don Juan was an explosive poem for combustible times. He knew, too, that even in “plain covers” By… https://t.co/99gByS66pJ

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Oh please! In 1913 the Commonwealth Bank (as RBA’s predecessor) did as the Treasury instructed. It didn’t even prin… https://t.co/cWFTBzlWxU

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@Atul_Gawande “Adaptation requires two things: mutation and selection… Computerization [of clinical practice], by… https://t.co/OWbqLvqpuW

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On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Don Juan next year, I will publish an annotated e-book edition of Ca… https://t.co/eyjsxFdc7Y

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@EPatersonMorgan Steam yes, pink no… And please tell us you didn’t eat that lamb.

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“This seems a perfect way to ensure equities rally into election day”::https://t.co/IlsNS8OgY3

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@HenryErgas wants (https://t.co/AJiEgK0Zwj) to stand up to CHN. I’m skeptical CHN is exceptionally bad on IP (… https://t.co/ESNQ9cHpp7

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