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Non-ergodic economics, expected utility and the Kelly criterion (wonkish) — LARS P. SYLL

Suppose I want to play a game. Let’s say we are tossing a coin. If heads comes up, I win a dollar, and if tails comes up, I lose a dollar. Suppose further that I believe I know that the … Continue reading

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Down with the Working Classes!

Originally posted on Consent Factory, Inc.:
If the Left is ever going to come together to save the world from Donald Trump and his legions of fascistic Putin-Nazis, we’re going to need to confront our primary enemy … the international…

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Gregory Desilet Answers Jordan Peterson on Derrida; + Prisoner of Infinity Primer video

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Guilds Lake, 1905 — Vintage Portland

Guilds Lake and pavilions during Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, 1905. View this image in Efiles by clicking here. via Guilds Lake, 1905 — Vintage Portland

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The War on Dissent

Originally posted on Consent Factory, Inc.:
Just when you thought the corporatocracy couldn’t possibly get more creepily Orwellian, the Twitter Corporation starts sending out emails advising that they “have reason to believe” we have “followed, retweeted,” or “liked the content…

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How employed are we?

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Austerity never ends: Economists say wages are too high

Source: Austerity never ends: Economists say wages are too high

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Portland Olde School

SW Alder Street between SW Broadway and SW 6th Avenue looking southeast, 1923. View this image in Efiles by clicking here. via SW Alder Street, 1923 — Vintage Portland

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An anthropologist announces the death of liberalism

Fabius Maximus website Summary: Here anthropologist Maximilian Forte announces the death of liberalism. Hillary’s defeat, despite its massive financing and support by America’s major institutions, was a sign. The ineffective street festivals of Occupy Wall Street and the Women’s March … Continue reading

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To Hell with Neoliberal Environmentalism

Originally posted on Permanent Settlement:
Length Estimate: Long (words > 1000) I was poised to write a piece on the linkage between present-day veneration of duplicitous political elites and the crisis of national identity when I found the following op-ed…

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