(Paul Pitlick, USA, 01/16/19 1:14 pm)
JE's comment to Eugenio Battaglia's post of January 15th brings to mind a question I've been wondering about. It's a simple question, but some background is required.
(John Eipper, USA, 01/16/19 3:36 am)
Ric Mauricio writes:
John E asked about Taiwanese investment in the PRC. I found this: "Since the 1980s, Taiwanese companies have been investing heavi
(Henry Levin, USA, 01/16/19 3:04 am)
For those who have access to the Economist, January 12, there is an long article starting on p. 68 called "Chinese Science: The Great Experiment."
It lauds Chines
(Istvan Simon, USA, 01/15/19 1:33 pm)
Boris Volodarsky (January 14th) asked me on which document I base my claim that Konstantin Kilimnik is a GRU agent. I in turn would like to ask him on which document he bases his claim that he is Read more
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 01/15/19 10:25 am)
During the last Congress of the AFD (Alternative for Germany), the party requested exit from the so-called European Union and the euro.
The new right-wing party AFD at the 2016 elections had 12.
(Timothy Brown, USA, 01/15/19 4:11 am)
A minor correction to Boris Volodarsky (January 14th):
Some (but hopefully not all WAISers) seem always to believe the NYT, or most other media, without question. Based on my personal e
(John Eipper, USA, 01/15/19 3:45 am)
Gary Moore writes:
I'd like to second Boris Volodarsky (Jan 13th and 14th), speaking generally of the Mueller
investigation. I lack Boris's admirable knowledg
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 01/14/19 2:16 pm)
Regarding John E's question, "what do people prefer, prosperity or freedom?" I believe the question has been answered by Maslow hierarchy of needs. Prosperity, which can be reasonably
(Boris Volodarsky, Austria, 01/14/19 3:51 am)
I am grateful to Istvan Simon (12 January) for sending this New York Times article of April 2018, which I knew of course but was happy to read again. Even though I do not trust anything writt
(Rodolfo Neirotti, USA, 01/14/19 3:11 am)
As usual, I enjoyed Henry Levin's post (January 9th), as well as reading the article on Chinese patents, grants and comparison with the leading countries.
I wonder if the subsidie