Notices tagged with q


  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "I'm a bit of a wine buff, and I was writing an article the other day saying that some wines are best drunk young. That's why I started when I was seven." # Spike #

    about 13 days ago from web in context
  2. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "My bet is the Blairites will be defeated, deselected and defenestrated without ever working out it was not a plot. It is just that ordinary people find their vacuous careerism appalling." # Craig Murray

    about a month ago from web
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Cops should get out of the squad car, walk around, talk to the locals before they shoot them." # Ted Rall

    about a month ago from web
  4. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # Barrett Brown on prison life: "One day I decided to compose a list of unnecessary people throughout history and had jotted down Ezra Pound, the Emperor Aurangzeb, Carlos Mencia, Charles IV, and Gary Bauer when it became clear that I’d cast my net too wide […]"

    about a month ago from web in context
  5. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Banks and the financial sector live in the short run [… Once the government] is taken over by the financial sector the government lives in the short run too, and the economy shrinks." # Michael Hudson

    about a month ago from web in context
  6. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey "Real-Exchange Economics, on which most of us have been brought up […] is a singularly blunt weapon for dealing with the problem of Booms and Depressions. For it has assumed away the very matter under investigation." # #

    about a month ago from web in context
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Competition is as much a method for breeding certain types of mind as anything else: the very cast of thinking of the great entrepreneurs would not exist but for the environment in which they developed their gifts" # Friedrich Hayek

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Economics are the method; the object is to change the heart and soul." # Margaret #, with pipe organ music, thunderclaps, and a "Bwah-ha-ha-ha!"

    about 2 months ago from web in context
  9. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "I knew Abbott and Turnbull in their Sydney University days […] One believed he knew the word of God, while the other believed he was God." # Steve Keen

    about 2 months ago from web
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    #: "what happens if you put # 8 and#Flash in a blender." # Atrios #

    about 2 months ago from web
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "[…] our desire to hold money is a barometer of our distrust of our own calculations and conventions concerning the future." # # #

    about 2 months ago from web
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    'Casting a vote for # says: “I love that a million Iraqis got murdered.” Or, at minimum it says: “I’m cool with it.” Well, I’m not.' # Ted Rall

    about 2 months ago from web
  13. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It's not 'challenging political correctness' to not know what you're talking about." # #

    about 3 months ago from web
  14. Matthew Davidson mjd

    If you need help, ask an asylum seeker: "Imagine the world’s most wanted dissident brought to your door. Would you open it? They didn’t even hesitate, and I’ll always be grateful for that." # Edward #

    about 3 months ago from web
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "It’s the first time I can recall having seen someone actually screw up anecdotal evidence […]" # Barrett Brown, reviewing Niall Ferguson's # biog.

    about 3 months ago from web
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "# without the state is like # without hell. It doesn't work." # Yanis Varoufakis

    about 3 months ago from web
  17. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Logic is the same for everybody; the same logical structure, if it is not fudged, can support quite different ideologies, but for most social scientists ideology leaks into the logic and corrupts it." # Joan Robinson

    about 3 months ago from web
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "The # Party are neoliberals. The # are neoliberals on bikes." # Bill Mitchell # #

    about 3 months ago from web
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration." # Abraham Lincoln

    about 3 months ago from web in context
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "[Ideology is] not about convincing people that something is true, but convincing them that everybody else believe it’s true. In a way, cynicism has replaced ideology." # David Graeber Deprecated: mysql_escape_string(): This function is deprecated; use mysql_real_escape_string() instead. in /var/www/statusnet-0.9.9/lib/popularity.php on line 61

    about 3 months ago from web