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Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?

21 Nov

That’s the China-Pacific Partnership–a NY Times story on important talks with little public profile: China’s Influence Grows in Ashes of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact A toxic political war o…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?

Mark Collins: Terry Glavin on Trump and Why: “God help us all” or…

10 Nov

…the decline of the old media, especially newspapers, and the arrogant self-content of the greatest and goodest–excerpts: With Trump’s win, the Age of the Gargoyle has arrived In …

Source: Mark Collins: Terry Glavin on Trump and Why: “God help us all” or…

Mark Collins – Canada Now Has a “National Fisheries Intelligence Service”

26 Oct

Canada Now Has a “National Fisheries Intelligence Service”

Source: Mark Collins – Canada Now Has a “National Fisheries Intelligence Service”

Mark Collins – Peak Growth: Great Economic Upsides in US and Western Europe–Once(ish) and Done?

18 Oct

The precursor to the considerations below was the original British Industrial Revolution. Two pieces on unique historical times of Peak Growth; how might that ever return? 1) Why Growth Will Fall T…

Source: Mark Collins – Peak Growth: Great Economic Upsides in US and Western Europe–Once(ish) and Done?

Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks

29 Sep

Dismal, dismal, dismal (Neil Young in mind)–assuming the Rising Sun is Western–a tweet: Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he…

Source: Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks

Mark Collins – What to Do About the Bloody Middle East? Unemployed Youth Section

9 Aug

Further to this 2015 post and to this one, The Appeal of Hitler–and of ISIS (via George Orwell) a tweet that points out a very Bad Thing about the Arab world and indicates a continuing fertile fiel…

Source: Mark Collins – What to Do About the Bloody Middle East? Unemployed Youth Section

Mark Collins – Brexit and Abandoned English White Workers (The Donald?)

3 Aug

Excerpts from an article by a novelist who writes much and well on money at the London Review of Books–echoes in the Land of Trump? Brexit Blues John Lanchester is the author, most recently, …

Source: Mark Collins – Brexit and Abandoned English White Workers (The Donald?)