MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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July 2019

“Protectionism is regressive. Free trade is progressive.” Precisely. https://t.co/xynWeFO3Pc

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Week #2 in JPN. What I “learned” in the first week was wrong or only part of the story. Even the biggest cities hav… https://t.co/AVhf4tFcmy

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@maheath1 Will be forever a StPetersburgophile. One of the three-or-four greatest European capitals. Also Catherine… https://t.co/bDW93tl5ii

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Military Rd in the late 60s was a ‘village’ (when the Music Hall, where I had a gig as a singing waiter, was still… https://t.co/1kssdr2c5Z

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CISOZ The China Challenge ow.ly/qXH150veBnI pic.twitter.com/cFTRbZGPfi

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Suppose instead of linking to old media, Google etc simply auto summarised “top stories” fm a range of pub. domain… https://t.co/bnJi0z8vo3

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@SincDavidson Sure… But from the description he gives of their businesses @alankohler seems not to know much abou… https://t.co/4E0AJbpejJ

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Since when has ACCCs rôle been the protection of media from competition? How does that help consumers? Old media su… https://t.co/CvAmaiOiIo

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@annamercer_ @Euromanticism The palazzo Guiccioli in Ravenna. A shrouded scaffold in a narrow street when I was there last year.

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B’s note on bowdlerism. A Loeb’s Library edition of Martial’s Epigrams translated the naughty bits to Italian! Don… https://t.co/WCuemQ2bqp

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Regulators should remember no govt delivers the value that Google, Amazon, Apple, FB offer every household, everyda… https://t.co/M4uOzo7EIo

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RT @insteconomics: My op-ed in today’s AFR marking the 75th anniversary of Bretton Woods. I argue that the nostalgia for Bretton Woods is m…

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A more sceptical view: absent cataclysm, protection teaches the pol econ that the rents to be gained are cheap. S-H… https://t.co/wLKT6VY5hm

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TimothyTTaylor Yes, You Can Patent an Invention that Doesn’t Exist dlvr.it/R94rtK

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RT @D_A_Irwin: THREAD: Tomorrow (July 26) is the 85th birthday of Jagdish Bhagwati, one of the great trade economists of all time (1/n) htt…

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Japanese subway advertisement. Even If you knew what it was, why would you want it? pic.twitter.com/ute5Idd3YD

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CHN’s IP is arguably the #2 global royalty/license-fee payer for foreign IP. Data doesn’t disprove claims of abuse… https://t.co/izzJQlI1LD

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Shinzo Abe fails to win the proportion of seats in the Diet Upper House that might have guaranteed a referendum on… https://t.co/RYevOOmfyC

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A week in JPN (after 30 years), what have I learned? Men 25-80 are invisible on streets, in restaurants (can be hea… https://t.co/DZqvFqgi3V

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@EPatersonMorgan There’s one inflexible rule for after-dinner speakers… (alas!)

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@GregAtkinson_jp Alas, being a foreigner, I slurp cold soba too. But it is the flick of the inhaled udon that is th… https://t.co/irMgzyd9xY

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@GregAtkinson_jp Fair enough. Those are important standards. As are transparency, plain dealing and not belching at the table 😏

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@GregAtkinson_jp Intern’l price comparisons are hard: serious selection bias challenges. Indices generally point to… https://t.co/BtbXGJthKL

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The projection of (predominant) power suggests there can be no rivals only enemies. But in what domain is CHN (yet)… https://t.co/yiKhXGp5Al

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“What happened to the Moon?” We gave the present to ourselves for mostly good reasons and a few bad ones::https://t.co/9WnYCq0zOp

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RT @BjornLomborg: The new 1.5°C UN Climate Panel report quoted the cost of
1.5°C at 0.3% of GDP by 2100
2°C at 0.5% of GDP by 2100
3.6°C a…

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RT @OldChinaHand: Very much like the man himself😃 https://t.co/3pfGTy5ARb

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“Don Juan” was a mad-brave risk for an established poet. A shaky narrative: deeply incorrect; neither travelogue no… https://t.co/M5D5QZDj06

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RT @HenryErgas: ‘Voice’ threatens unity https://t.co/HpuEXdxGPP

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RT @pastnow_: Don Juan is an outstanding performance indeed. I am sorry that Lord B. has published it. Not that I have any right to care ab…

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The bicentenary of “Don Juan” (15 July, 1819) is a stellar date for Byron fans. But a dandy in pantaloons & hose? A… https://t.co/yUqcU0eWVl

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RT @EPatersonMorgan: LOOK at the magnificence which has just arrived on the doorstep. Almost perfectly timed for the bicentennial. 1821 pir…

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@snlester Did Obama ‘fail’ on TPP? He could not get his broadest demands on e.g pharma, labor. But he won some thin… https://t.co/H7Q3mNNsaQ

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ON THIS DAY 200 years ago - “La Sort est jetté — Don Juan was published yesterday, and having fired the Bomb — here… https://t.co/tbHdtECFDr

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Keynes is a brilliant essayist. https://t.co/KyQJlWiHB2

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“Excessive regulation runs the risk of raising advertising
rates, hurting consumers, and slowing essential innovati… https://t.co/DF4jCCvbYo

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“Don Juan stands as a monument to the importance of literature in showing that words are things, and that writers c… https://t.co/y1E4TzRWbx

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RT @TimothyTTaylor: CONVERSABLE ECONOMIST: Is AI Just Recycled Intelligence, Which Needs Econ… https://t.co/H2R9w8XUV2

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Wow! Big news if true. “Approximate” aberration control is the biggest contributor to the expense & weight of high… https://t.co/lerHupstTP

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Another beautiful, painstaking work by @rougeux reproducing a work of 19th century genius. https://t.co/pCqnRJXERH

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RT @EPatersonMorgan: Looking forward to going to @nlsarchives on Monday 15 July. Not only will I be reading Caroline Lamb’s commonplace boo…

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Rembrandt’s last (rejected!) history painting: “The Conspiracy of Claudius Civilis”. It’s more like “King Lear at t… https://t.co/92JOpDCUVr

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An epitome of the library of Hernando Colón. Remarkable. More here::https://t.co/3bv396jMzB https://t.co/Ju7TouT1FL

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+1 “…The answer is open markets and dynamic competition in the deployment of 5G” https://t.co/oR7L6AfcCy

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RT @EricTopol: Our @AnnalsofIM editorial today on a new report of ~1 million people, 277 trials, for supplements and diets…..do they impr…

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Domes, like pyramids, are at the intersection of engineering and art; we admire them for both reasons.… https://t.co/md4QBv6LKX

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RT @greg_ip: In Osaka, China prioritized Huawei because it’s key to its long-term development. Trump prioritized the same transactional met…

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RT @snlester: “Making China a U.S. enemy is counterproductive” https://t.co/eVPGoPlM5J

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RT @LBSProtect: 1. How come the European Union has an anthem?

Here’s a typical little EU story for you.

Do you remember the Treaty Establ…

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It’s out! “Don Juan”, Cantos 1 & 2 Annotated and Narrated, Bicentennial Edition::https://t.co/wCtdhNM9KS

Laureate… https://t.co/IByPwxALqG

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@EPatersonMorgan Hock and Soda Water are apparently good for distraction (depending on what “good for…” means). BTW… https://t.co/oUddk1QHpy

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Will this prove a significant benefit for ROW of Mr Trump’s clumsy intervention on behalf of US tech supremacy? Ser… https://t.co/8y43dpwfTB

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RT @alan_john_moran: Bastiat: the public…failing to recognise that reciprocal plunder is no less plunder because it is reciprocal. we now…

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