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A Semi-Daily Journal. Trying to grasp reality with both hands since 1999...
  1. **Scott Alexander**: _Book Review: Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind_ : ‘Julian Jaynes’ _The Origin of Consciousness in...
  2. Equitable Growth alumnus Nick Bunker is closely watching the labor market in advance of this week’s employment report. The employment report will be...
  3. _What the Democrats Must Do_ : Although the United States has entered a period of deepening social strife and economic depression, the Republicans...
  4. Equitable Growth’s Amanda Fischer finds the acting Comptroller of the Currency going way beyond his competence, apparently in order to try to curry...
  5. The first and most crucial tasks of economic policy in the coronavirus public health crisis are to keep the supply shock from becoming a...
  6. **Nick Bunker**: _May 2020 Jobs Day Preview: Tracking the Spread of the Coronavirus Shock_ : ‘The coronavirus has devastated the US economy, leading...
  7. **Note to Self**: Without access to the Berkeley library, I feel that my brain is 2/3 gone. And it is time-consuming to... take steps... >Daisy,...
  8. _Herbert Hoover: As Bad to Ally with Stalin and Churchill Against Hitler as to Ally with Hitler Against Stalin and Churchill_ : I was reading...
  9. **John Maynard Keynes**: _How Much Does Finance Matter_ : ‘Where we are using up resources, do not let us submit to the vile doctrine of the...
  10. Things that have not aged well. Hassett was not an excellent choice for Chairman of the CEA: **Mark M. Zandi, Justin Wolfers, & _al._** (2017):...