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On the Eve of His Meeting with Putin, Trump Blames Obama for Russian Meddling

Trump plays golf at his Trump Turnberry resortJane Barlow/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Tweeting from one of his Scottish golf resorts, President Donald Trump offered his first public response to special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers charged with hacking the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton…

Do Social Democrats Believe In Free Lunches?

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. I have a question for Brad DeLong. Has has semi-jokingly created membership cards for various versions of lefty economics, including this one for Social Democrats: “Many” free lunches? I’m not saying Brad is wrong—that would be foolish since he’s a PhD historian of economics while…

India’s Coal Bubble Has Burst

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Tonight is dex night. In the future this will return to Thursday nights, but for now I’m awake on Friday¹ with nothing much to do. I’m tired of working on photos for the moment, so instead I’ll put up a few miscellaneous blog posts. The…

Mueller’s Indictment of 12 Russian Spies is Very Bad for Trump

President Donald Trump denounced Robert Mueller’s investigation in remarks on Monday, April 9, 2018.Susan Walsh/AP Photo Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday obtained an indictment of 12 members of a Russian military intelligence agency for hacking Democratic party emails during the 2016 election—a rebuke to President…