MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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January 2020

Unbelievable panic. A low mortality rate (2%), many who appear to have had serious comorbidities can not justify th… https://t.co/NWCNwxZpZw

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RT @pwafork: I had almost forgotten about this … Joe Biden all the way back in 1988 plagiarising Neil Kinnock of all people! This is hila…

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… Or “she directs our view” if you agree with Sam. Butler’s fascinating theory that a Sicilian noble woman wrote… https://t.co/X5ihfCfedq

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Reading the Odyssey I’m alway struck by the *cinematic* quality of Homer. He has great dramatic pace, but even with… https://t.co/cADDDtmyoT

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“This decision [to ban drones with CHN-origin parts] is part of a politically-motivated agenda to reduce market co… https://t.co/LGylaXGbjB

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Do you need a test of the aphorism: “Clothes maketh the man”? I offer in evidence this portrait of Sir Tom Tobin in… https://t.co/o3s0Wjz4x9

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The thing that puzzles me about the Mac OS Catalina ‘clock’ is: after Sundown the West grows darker faster than the… https://t.co/gzhiuRYLyG

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@SincDavidson @chrisberg @profjasonpotts @BlockchainRMIT “The modern industrial economy has relies on cheap politic… https://t.co/ent8Pgg1sg

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“The semantics of calculator expressions are more subtle and controversial than we had realized. Is 50+10% equal to… https://t.co/MuEvNMVr5e

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In WTO DS529, AU accepted the Panel’s findings on ‘novel’ issues (hah!) related to constructed value in AD, but RUS… https://t.co/ZlWB7akv5y

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If Dickens had written War&Peace, there’d be several sub-plots going by now, somehow linking low-life types with od… https://t.co/VgBBFnkxIW

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Attempting to read War and Peace. After 80 or so pages, precisely nothing has happened except some minor social akw… https://t.co/5eJv78ZQU5

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RT @snlester: My blog review of Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism, by @zeithistoriker, is finally done, so here’…

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Irrelevant footnote: It’s called the “Cairns Group” because I couldn’t book the venue I wanted north of Wollongong… https://t.co/owMKZZuol5

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RT @Birmo: 💏🏼 We look forward to formally commencing & concluding 🇦🇺🇬🇧 negotiations as soon as possible. https://t.co/OiqH8AhJkN

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@AllegraByron194 Still better… or worse. Byron is forever 36 years-old. The promise of his mature years mortgaged to a brilliant youth.

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“The Past and Future of Econ 101” an AEA lecture by @gregmankiw. Recommended:: https://t.co/O7SHdOfFPs

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@dikenson These ideas still look feasible using trade-weighted avgs. (2.6% globally, <2% in the USA). Of course, wh… https://t.co/95a9v57YVU

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RT @CharlotteFMay: Greatest regret of my life is spluttering incomprehensively that yes I had and then being so distracted by the scarf I d…

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@insteconomics No… Still it’s difficult to pick between well-managed low-fee diversified funds and indices. Vangu… https://t.co/JtMy2eezom

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byron_society @madbaddangerous We were aiming more for ” but… at least it rhymes!”

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RT @D_A_Irwin: This purchasing (not trade) agreement is a big US step back from multilateral system. Even in 1980s, USTR was adamant that t…

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@CoppetainPU @BobWolfeSPS A lovely image. Still, you’ll recall C. Northcote Parkinson’s example of the UK Colonial… https://t.co/dHkwPoqdDF

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… but it has naked blokes spread eagled on the beach?
… but it’s very rude about the Monarch’s sons?
… but th… https://t.co/9LuYNIj5Cl

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RT @S_Rabinovitch: This People’s Daily article doing the rounds now in financial circles in China: most detailed Chinese explanation (and s…

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Looks like the EU (and maybe AU?) thinks so too. Will they complain? Not necessarily. The DSU urges Members to “ex… https://t.co/zxuu0Q3F9w

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Byron loved (hated) Venice so much that he never refers to it directly in his greatest poem. Ninth circle, or Parad… https://t.co/frJp8BghWF

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RT @hc2424: @tylercowen Rather mystified by the column, which seems to say the US won bc China now knows the US is willing to punch itself…

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I missed Jeremy Buttefield’s excellent review of @skdh’s “Lost in Math” last year. Takes the problems seriously: te… https://t.co/I01k4x56Nt

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@snlester Whether or not enforceable it seems a prima facie breech of Art. XIX.11 of GATT:”Furthermore, a Member… https://t.co/ZgO9HfVS4c

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The end of “Don Juan” would have been *great*! Juan destroys Robespierre in a speech from the scaffold? Saves Napol… https://t.co/ZMAkzRg3Ek

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“It’s labor left and economic nationalist right, who strongly agree on managed trade outcomes and rules that keep i… https://t.co/9bqbwyBr9E

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RT @flightradar24: Paths of all #PS752 departures from 2 Nov 2019 to 8 Jan 2020 (45 flights). First image focuses on horizontal position, s…

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“Change in the population-level of inflammation seems the most plausible explanation for the observed decrease [-0.… https://t.co/VEKIJVheBZ

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Saint Justina Venerated by a Patron pic.twitter.com/raAq9SmulI

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The Countess returned the favour. Her “Conversations” based on their meetings in Genoa seem, at least in part, fabu… https://t.co/vX0AJ81ARm

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RT @benjaminbland: Joko Widodo 2.0: Indonesia’s Struggle to Keep Reform on Track-in op-ed for @GlobalAsiaEAF, I argue that beneath the rhet…

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@Wordsworthians @NewsteadByron Not so… Anabelle was his wife on the day he died!

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@afpfr @marion_lfvr It’s a wretched ecological problem. A large, exotic mammal pefectly adapted, but no longer valu… https://t.co/l3AtbIJgZw

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RT @pwafork: Hey folks my column in @wsj on how climate change is being used to grossly over-simplify and hijack the discussion around Aust…

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@takvera @RARohde @Mark_Graph Hi John, the BOM raw ACORN data is similar to the satellite data. 2019 was 3rd hottes… https://t.co/OboEtuOleA

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@CanberraInsider Churchill hated the idea of a separate Aus line to Roosevelt. Two years later he offered Casey th… https://t.co/AUflHwoiuQ

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RT @CatoTrade: “New legislation highlights lack of Jones Act competition,” writes #CatoTrade’s @cpgrabow in his newest blog post. https://t…

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RT @Wordsworthians: #OTD 1819 Hobhouse writes to Byron “The immoral turn of the whole and the rakish air of the half real hero will really…

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Just practicality from a negotiating standpoint. If you want to do two ambitious FTAs as quickly as possible then y… https://t.co/gmZAlmyZOG

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Cowen, Tetlock(https://t.co/mcALENU3mZ), Gurri (https://t.co/E0WiYRJicr) find prediction is hard: especially about… https://t.co/Kno7BQGV4E

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Excellent reporting on USA-CHN engagement, tensions, (missed) opportunities & risks. Perhaps needed an account of t… https://t.co/gmVMFyKrQy

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@RARohde @Mark_Graph This scatter chart is very misleading. 2019 has been neither hotter or drier. (A) There is no… https://t.co/cftJWVPYPr

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Maybe portents. Xi has less need than Deng had for the internal control that WTO membership implied. WTO has no rol… https://t.co/sF2gDaePqE

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From the bestseller lists of 1935(!), “Lost Horizon” by James Hilton. The original ‘Shangri-La’ tale: charming, cle… https://t.co/Ul2BNtpBBq

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“All of these things Josh — all of them — are policy choices within your control.” https://t.co/MGan7wDUOp

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A marriage whose rocks have bounced around for two centuries! Even as a bastard (especially?), Byron is indelible… https://t.co/OEyrzn7AnE

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From the bestseller lists of 1935(!), “Lost Horizon” by James Hilton. The original ‘Shangri-La’ tale: charming, cle… https://t.co/G49KdWEb2y

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It would be easier to celebrate the 25th anniversary of #WTO if it had a record to cheer. The principles are sound,… https://t.co/sM90JW9X84

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