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Gaming with Gamestop

Cross-posted from Brussels Morning (https://brusselsmorning.com)
The hype surrounding the “Gamestop” affair shows how little we still know about financial markets. But nobody asks why so many highly talented people with so much money are allowed to do nothing but make nonsensical bets day after day. …

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Populism is Dead, Long Live Popular Politics

Cross-posted from Makroskop and Brave New Europe
Translated and edited by BRAVE NEW EUROPE
 
Joe Biden has been the incarnation of the Establishment. Nothing else can be expected from him than Barack Obama’s largely unambitious social policies, which made the Trump phenomenon possible in the first place. …

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