Blog Profile / Naked Capitalism

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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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Don Quijones: Could Italy’s Banking Crisis Drag Down Mario Draghi?

Mario Draghi was governor of Italy's central bank from 2005 to 2011, overseeing the now very sick banking system. Will his past haunt him?

Be Thankful for the Internet as You Know It, Because It May Not Exist Much Longer

FCC Commissioner's horrid plan to end "net neutrality" and make the Internet work like cable.

How Did 1917 Change the West?

The US and Europe were more influenced by the Russian revolution of 1917 than they care to admit.

Trump’s FCC Goes to War on Net Neutrality

Net neutrality has been under attack since 2002, and the Trump Administration is determined to do it in.

Tech Giants Look to WTO to Entrench Their Monopoly Powers and Profits

How tech titans are using the WTO and trade agreements to further strengthen their dominant positions.

The Impact of Brexit on the Irish Energy System – Pragmatism vs. Principles

Irish energy provision illustrates some of the downside of Brexit for the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland.

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/22/2017

Today's Water Cooler: NAFTA, Big Pharma and TPP, Democratic Wave, Conyers, "The First Bank President," durable goods, Excel, net neutrality

Philadelphia Fed Study Debunks Main Argument for Student Debt Slavery

Evidence that the justification for putting student loan borrowers on the rack was ideological garbage.

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/21/2017

Today's Water Cooler: Roy Moore, Trump/Bush analogy, DSA, national activity, Tesla Semi debacle?, Facebook traffic, blockchain, Keystone, IP

Unemployment is Miserable and Doesn’t Spawn an Upsurge in Personal Creativity

A new study on unemployment confirms decades of research showing that people are happier when they work, even if they have an income.

2:00PM Water Cooler 11/20/2017

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Trade “The New TPP May Sink Trump’s Other Trade Dreams” [Foreign Policy]. “The revived TPP includes less restrictive — not more restrictive — rules on where automotive components can be made. Since both Canada and Mexico are in that pact, they’d be hard-pressed to adopt different rules just to deal […]

SEC Continues to Tout Performance of Underwhelming Whistleblower Program

The SEC tends to overstate the performance of its whistleblower program; meanwhile, Congress passes laughable whistleblower legislation.

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