MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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September 2019

“What men call gallantry, and gods adultery,
Is much more common where the climate’s sultry.”

Hah! For Regency ga… https://t.co/JZPcqouEn3

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@beckyquick83 @insteconomics Costello’s point is that neither monetary nor fiscal “fixes” will revive growth. “Defi… https://t.co/wF9qhDJnQQ

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@BorisJohnson “I think that the court was wrong to pronounce on what is essentially a political question at a time… https://t.co/YR8YoWjybR

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The AB “problem” has been greatly exaggerated IMO. But this accords with my priors. https://t.co/j9fORkhXcU

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RT @jeremy_gans: OK, I’m calling it now: there’s nothing in the Trump-Ukraine stuff. Maybe there’ll be something in the coverup of the Trum…

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RT @jeremy_gans: “In 1838 Lord Melbourne was accused of deliberately proroguing Parliament for too long, for 173 days, in order to avoid di…

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RT @darrengrimes_: Who wouldn’t back this? ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ 🐅🐯 https://t.co/yQCTNdmGqI

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RT @Kenneth72712993: Greta Thunberg lives in Sweden.

According to peer-reviewed science, Sweden was about 3°C to 4°C warmer than now abou…

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RT @D_A_Irwin: If you can’t stand hundreds of pages of US trade policy history, perhaps try 35?

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PhilWMagness Periodic reminder of the time that climate change caused Hitler. pic.twitter.com/mJ86vJWUVD

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@dandrezner I still think it was never about substance but just a solution to the coordination problem. That’s one… https://t.co/O9FkDF3x9t

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RT @pastnow_: While John Keats completes writing his ‘Ode to Autumn’ in Winchester, Lord Byron writes ‘Don Juan Canto III’ in Ravena, and P…

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Maybe 1.5k of est. 650k AMZN workers say they’ll strike over ‘climate’. So Bezos, a hero of capitalism (who thinks… https://t.co/mrqLkJGuSu

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RT @insteconomics: ACCC launches legal action against alleged cartel conduct facilitated by anti-dumping system. Anti-dumping actions are n…

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RT @insteconomics: Australian government accommodating US protectionism by pressuring local producers not to exploit tariff exemption after…

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RT @SincDavidson: By elevating the concerns of stakeholders above those of shareholders, the Business Roundtable has made an unfortunate an…

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What killed GATT was not non-compliance (mostly by small, poor economies) or the limited focus on merch. trade (tha… https://t.co/rVgJUWozRZ

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RT @alan_john_moran: “Chief executives who grandstand about social ­issues have no special expertise ­beyond the rest of us” and risk harmi…

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@bryan_caplan @SincDavidson Gosh! I just gave them the money (more negotiable than psalms).

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It’s a terrible idea! WTO has detailed rules crafted by USA on theft of IP. CHN has a good record of abiding by WTO… https://t.co/0mD6LdxS4A

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Keynes (1926) on the self-socialization of large enterprises (“The End of Laissez-faireâpic.twitter.com/bpQFAnmuiXmuiX

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“No one who knows what history IS would do this… It’s the kind of idea a mental case might readily entertain.”:: https://t.co/V90yqcZBOD

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RT @snlester: From law prof Julia Qin: US-China Tariff War: A Lesson about WTO Law https://t.co/6C8QLo6o6u

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@inumanak Kissinger came v. close to a VNM peace treaty, rapprochement with CHN and stiffing the SOVs all at once.… https://t.co/y0eZkgCNkG

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RT @Lucian_Cernat: #tradeXpresso: what better place to discuss the future of @WTO architecture than at the beautiful #Mortlock library @Uni…

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RT @georgetoparis: Jin Canrong of RenminUniv: 1)Politburo rejected earlier trade deal bc the US wants monitor govt spending at county level…

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RT @CISOZ: Australia now hosts more international students than any other major country in the world. They make up 3.6% of Australia’s tota…

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“Imagine that 50 years after signing NAFTA, a small group of politicians and bureaucrats determined that along with… https://t.co/29wZJJUY3t

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In the 1930’s & ‘40s the AU Parliament was as hesitant about self-determination as the UK Parlt. today. Many of the… https://t.co/chio9iVoW1

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@scottlincicome Scott, your own article (cited by Neil Thomas) on PNTR and the “China Shock” is a great round up th… https://t.co/5eS0tbTEnn

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@D_Profundis More and more interesting. I know too little of Wellesleys other than the Duke (also a great fornicato… https://t.co/q4ygA9XYTW

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@D_Profundis @CoherentCrap He is (and always will be). One of those rare literary scholars who are both sympathetic… https://t.co/WLqmshiTJN

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@D_Profundis B. was certainly an intellectual snob (‘though kind to those with no pretensions). But jealous of some… https://t.co/sM6DR3YPv1

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@D_Profundis The art is long and life is… (alas). But there’s an instalment here::https://t.co/S4y1K7cBBx

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@SimonEvenett @BaldwinRE @D_A_Irwin @BobWolfeSPS Interesting perspective. Still, small rise in trade-shares is v si… https://t.co/rIZNsDWWad

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RT @snlester: Counterpoint: In the US, “there has been a continued search .. for a powerful rival with whom we can compete for superiority…

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@pseudoerasmus No credible argument? No trade regime is necessary or sufficient for econ openness or success. GATT/… https://t.co/BkHbAUtLVe

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