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Demand, Supply, and Macroeconomic Models

krugman.blogs.nytimes.com – I’m supposed to do a presentation next week about “shifts in economic models,” which has me trying to systematize my thought about what the crisis and aftermath have and haven’t changed my understanding of macroeconomics. 116 more words


Havana - back to the 50th

A trip to Cubas Capital Havana is also a trip to a city stand still for at least half a century with plenty of old american cars from the 50s and 60s as well as the colonial style buildings in Havana Viejo – Havanas busy old town with its small streets, shops, beautiful plazas and a gazillion kodak moments. 318 more words

Caribbean & Central America

Friday Night Music: The Civil Wars, Billie Jean

krugman.blogs.nytimes.com – Last week I featured The Lone Bellow reinterpreting the Rolling Stones, which was great; but by far the most revelatory cover I’ve ever heard is this one, by the oh-so-sadly broken-up Civil Wars:



Iceland, Ireland, and Devaluation Denial

krugman.blogs.nytimes.com – One of the big lessons of the euro crisis has been that Milton Friedman was right — not about monetarism, but about the case for flexible exchange rates. 76 more words


Start-Up Capital: Loans or Lines of Credit

You’re ready to start your business, but you need help with the start-up capital. Family and friends don’t have the extra money to lend, so where do you go? 595 more words


Declaran a Cumaná como capital de Venezuela por 3 días

La ciudad de Cumaná, estado Sucre, fue declarada capital de Venezuela durante 3 días, según publica la Gaceta Oficial número 40.796 bajo el Decreto 2.192. 39 more words


Chloë Wears Short-Shorts

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Chloë Sevigny can do no wrong in my eyes. Whether she’s dressed in matronly ankle-length skirts on HBO’s Big Love, or baring it all in a teeny mini, she always makes it work with a capital W. 90 more words