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August 2013

RT @insteconomics: Possibly the only good idea Jim Cairns ever had: tinyurl.com/qxhrxjf

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AFL a cartel? Or “natural” monopoly? Could a new entrant find demand to justify investments at competitive scale? http://t.co/NGItG8jmWp

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A DNS attack only. NYT is reachable at it’s IP address: http://170.149.168.130/ and reporting the problem is.gd/pRKnFv

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Can’t reach NYTImes.com. Story seems to be that the Syrians hacked Melbourne IT, the NYTImes registrar:: is.gd/vyRA0x

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DEShellenberger Experts Point To Long, Glorious History Of Successful U.S. Bombing Campaigns onion.com/14Be72i via @TheOnion

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Seems USA might use Tomahawk drones to punish Syria for the ‘moral obscenity’ of killing civilians by other means http://t.co/MPijLq4nqL

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kw_watson Why not just zero duty? RT @insidetrade: Australia To Push TPP Provision On Temporary Entry Of Pallets, Packaging bit.ly/16DXf71

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scruzin Be a cluey voter and vote below the line! ClueyVoter now even more secure with SSL: clueyvoter.com

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RT @OldPaddler: TPP excites more scepticism http://t.co/NNvUUJQIen <— “Of 29 proposed chapters, 15 have yet to be negotiated”

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Gary Banks on why entrenched rent-seeking is a bigger threat to our prosperity than population ageing or the GFC is.gd/qLZOQ2

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Northern development policy? Hughes promised one, Lyons too. Brits suggested giving it to Japan as a peace offering! is.gd/dAEWWD

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Only 9% of PRISM intercepts fm upstream ‘wire taps’. Most of 250m intercepts fm service providers (Ggl, FB, Tw etc?) is.gd/SnjXNL

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An important paper on the need to improve scientific method in economics: +1 for replication (via @MargRev) is.gd/i3c2X7

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RT @WorldTradeLaw: Malaysia Cabinet drops TPP timeline bit.ly/167GEZ5 I’d like to see a CBA of IP provisions for Australia, too!

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@howserob Occam’s rule needed. The main problems for ‘supply chain’ trade are dealt with in WTO 1.0. My take here: is.gd/U8BH5w

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How to manage complex government? Humility: all policy is experiment. Use controls + trials, review, adjust, repeat. is.gd/9EH9vq

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Context for the Indonesian move? RT @howserob: Tobacco state protest could hurt Obama trade deal http://t.co/EcycFPfPB1 via @Salon

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Indonesia seems keen to retaliate in the Clove Cigarettes trade complaint against USA. Maybe a risky move::is.gd/KRG2Yk

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Half way through a lost decade, “the euro-zone economy is still 3% smaller than in early 2008”::is.gd/UFBccN

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I imagine “trust capital” is like institutional efficiency. What is the cost to the US (any) economy of its loss?::http://t.co/IGo1xaWYKN

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Quick prep. for tomorrow’s Pre-Election Fiscal & Policy Outlook yfrog.com/g085mtp ::download here::is.gd/UyDwI5

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Remarkable selections from writings on capitalism before Adam Smith: “Commerce, Culture, and Liberty” by Henry Clark is.gd/w2EsZk

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Marles: “We need an FTA with China but got nowhere in the past seven years.. Please re-elect us”. Interesting pitch! http://t.co/qWzGNSWPBK

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Tyler Cowan’s int’l trade reading list:: http://t.co/1DbVgFfCq4

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“There is no known vaccine against the risks posed by a man as consumed by means as he is barren of ends” @HenryErgas http://t.co/uVKhk6d8Rq

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Useless and obscure FIRB bureaucracy pretending to ‘guard the gates’ to Aus investment market should be abolished is.gd/zxrR2G

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RT @insteconomics: Post-election environment ripe for renewed outbreak of FDI protectionism http://t.co/XVcmoS2uxU

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RT @snlester: My short rant about copyright terms in the TPP: bit.ly/11Pw0Zm AUSFTA requires life+70. An unwarranted hidden subsidy.

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@howserob, enjoyed, learned from, your “Montesquieu on Commerce, Conquest, War, and Peace” in the Brook. J. Int?l Law, thanks!

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IBM says NBN bill “not that much” @ $40bn (as if!). Our taxes not their worry! NBN = blank cheque for tech providers. http://t.co/6lDri5udSG

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“Give Manning & Snowden the Nobel Peace Prize”::http://t.co/dIa4g9XI6U Better to protect Snowden, pardon Manning than this messy gesture.

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C Kenny on what I like most (he acts on his principles) and least (he undervalues markets) about T Abbott’s policies::http://t.co/LnV6IBGVNb

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