The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @pwgallagher ever

February 2013

snlester I want to be excited about the US-EU trade talks. But I have some doubts: bit.ly/YxTr3j

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CheaperBooksNow Students are sick of expensive books! Abolition Parallel Imports on Books! Sign the Petition Today - cheaperbooksnow.com.au

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Sunstein justifies State’s attack on Mill’s freedom to ‘harm’ ourselves:: is.gd/7rI6xs But own ‘risk’ is the savour of liberty.

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Self indulgence: VERY ordinary flick claiming Hollywood saved hostages wins top picture. Only two live bodies and one crappy joke in it.

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Quigley’s asks for a partial CBA analysis of NBN tech options (from interested parties). Whole project needs CBA is.gd/i3qjJY

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‘Orrible ordure. Ergas trashes, compacts and incinerates Gillard’s protectionist, implausible “jobs” plan::theaustralian.com.au/opinion/column…

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What chance Obama can do Pacific and Atlantic free trade deals before 2016? RT @WorldTradeLaw: Trade deals elude - bit.ly/VTC56M

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scottlincicome So, the Australian government has apparently gone full protectionist. Brilliant. (ht @salliejames) pm.gov.au/press-office/g…

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On his tour of Canberra wineries, seems Slipper spent most time at my brother Greg’s Gallagher Wines (para 16 is.gd/coYp8N).

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We value human lives well lived … because they too embody a performance: a rising to the challenge of having a life to lead. Vale R Dworkin.

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Nice brief gloss on to Olson’s ideas,too. RT @insteconomics: Was Mancur Olson Wrong? american.com/archive/2013/f…

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Ridiculous decision (however lawful) that isolating a natural gene should found a commercial monopoly. Patents are BS ::austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/F…

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Why no ‘deeper’ integration thru WTO? Shared values there are grand ideas with feeble commercial agendas: ‘development’, ‘full employment’.

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US-EU trade must be free in ‘substantially’ all goods + service sectors w/in 10 yrs. Clean deal wd change landscape, but these two have form

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scottlincicome Manufacturing fetishism needs to die | Sorry Mr. President, Manufacturing Will Not Save Us theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-econo… (h/t @TheTransom)

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Wrong way to rebalance: China to raise subsidies for grains + public stocking of other commodities. See para 4 of is.gd/jax2YY

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CatoFP Mentions checks and balances in prosecuting terrorists, but ignores the need for this in strikes: j.mp/15aMpZ7

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…nothing gives a man such spirits,
Leavening his blood as cayenne doth a curry,
As going at full speed
madbaddangerous.comeQ

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WorldTradeLaw IELP Blog: Protectionism: Not Dead Yet bit.ly/U6tTOm

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Juan’s voyage (is.gd/yeFGJK) Lo-res, w/notes, fm illust. audio-iBook Don Juan (Canto I): is.gd/4g7byg

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scottlincicome Awesome: NYT’s disastrous test-drive of subsidized electric car leads to epiphany: “theory can be trumped by reality” nytimes.com/2013/02/10/aut…

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Illust. audio-iBook of Byron’s Don Juan being “Hawk’d about at a discount” $0.00 is.gd/4g7byg pic.twitter.com/qGj26qQ7

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Hitchcock’s ‘experimental’ Rope (1948). Camp, arch dialog, long one-shot scenes. Great fun. iTunes omits crucial bit (in the preview reel!).

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A better approach to WTO agreements? Instead of paying for compliance up front (TF draft) why not test for results first with a few options?

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Heaps of WB data, expert opinion (is.gd/rCCHRY) but what evidence draft WTO Trade Facilitation deal will cut actual delays, cost?

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Why does Zoellick’s agenda for trade, monetary policy not convince? Because such idealism from US is too often a bluff? is.gd/ozwyXD

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If EU-US trade deal (is.gd/VsRxUG) went ahead - long shot - it could easily become a case of the good being the enemy of the best

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Daniel Altman’s (old) idea for more “free” trade needs global tax +, probably, a bureaucracy to re-distribute rents is.gd/6GRki5

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Keeping pork porn private::RT @insteconomics: Car subsidies are a state secret, bureaucrat rules afr.com/p/national/car…

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The case against patents: “there is no empirical evidence that they serve to increase innovation and productivity” is.gd/pRQooe

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Pitches fm candidates for next WTO head, 2b ‘elected’ mid-year. Clichés^2. Best bets: Blanco (Mex) or Pangestu (Idn). is.gd/zKhyJs

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FREE today: Byron’s Don Juan Canto I, fully narrated & illustrated in iBookstore. is.gd/4g7byg Please rate! pic.twitter.com/WgUerJ4T

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WorldTradeLaw IELP Blog: Will Deep Integration Sink the TPP? bit.ly/Wm5cf0

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If we could do what we need to do with a WTO 2.0 then we wouldn’t need a WTO 2.0:: is.gd/IXSzfy

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Drafting an introductory book on trade research methods. A chapter on statistics for the non-mathematical here:: is.gd/jIbdFn

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Google Maps are hand-made from geo-data; a massive, unending work of cadastral tapestry is.gd/jzq1o2

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Animated real time map of tweet-verse: beautiful implementation but about what? tweetping.net/#

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Using evidence not ‘values’ to cut indigenous disadvantage::The Spectator » Australia::spectator.co.uk/australia/aust…

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