The US relies on industry self-regulation of personal care products, thus exposing consumers to harms, in contrast to Canada, Europe, and Japan.
Articles by Lambert Strether
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP, Clinton corruption, ugly choices, alt-right, GDP, the Fed, capital allocation, Corbyn, inequality, union movement
Not only do economists ignore the role of banks in their models, they also omit marketing and the malleability of consumer preferences.
A look at the data on the decline of newspapers.
Yves here. While this post makes an important point about the degree to which veterans are targets for opioid marketing, as well as the creation of a large and multiheaded “pain lobby” to promote the idea that pain was undertreated (which may have been true, but not to the degree suggested). However, the article also […]
Ethereum’s Big Bank Blockchain consortium: trying to look behind the hype
Today’s Water Cooler: TPP, Clinton email fallout, Our Revolution launch, durable goods, blockchain precariat, brain photos, Gutenberg bible
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Apollo gets nicked by the SEC, but par for the course, not all that badly.
A revealing effort to acknowledge that the Clintons are corrupt but contend that it doesn’t matter much because the system is rotten.