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Robert Caro talks to Evan Davis about Lyndon B Johnson & power - Newsnight - YouTube
distrust in politics started with Vietnam // you better bring the public along with you. if you have concealed something. in the end you will fail. // Lyndon B. Johnson - LBJ >> Q&A: Historian Robert Caro - youtu.be/Gcm0WY6LKYw &! Robert Caro: Understanding Power (Full Length Version) - youtu.be/_MZInSqcksg //&! The Art of Political Power, with Robert Caro and William Hague - youtu.be/rQHGZTFpTEw //&! Biographer Robert Caro Lecture at Davidson College - youtu.be/MF3rNSMbsa0 //&! Robert Caro: Understanding Power (Full Length Version) - youtu.be/_MZInSqcksg //&! Presidency of LBJ - youtu.be/kjlXSPMzbNU
credibility  gap  Career  Politicians  political  economy  political  theory  Politics  abuse  of  power  authenticity  authentic  trust  distrust  trustagent  history  book  Play  accountability  transparency  democracy 
january 2016 by asterisk2a
The Information's 411-10/23 "Blood Feuds" by The Information Podcasts | Free Listening on SoundCloud
11:30 // science is hard. stupid. and a non-consumer product. duh. //&! HYPE CYLCE - on 5 magazine covers and not even public! because she is, as female science-based founder/ceo a rarity and it sells papers >> on.recode.net/1PcJ8zW - Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes’s Five Best Cover Story Appearances, Ranked
Theranos  Hype  Cycle  Silicon  Valley  Elizabeth  Holmes  Steve  Jobs  Leadership  vision  visionary  missionary  Trope  messaging  message  PR  spin  doctor  Mark  Zuckerberg  credibility  glass  cliff  glass  ceiling  gender-based  discrimination  gender-based  harassment  Venture  Capital  B2B  Box  Aaron  Levie  B2C  Google  Inc.  Google  Search  communication  TOS  EULA  consumer  product  Protection  23andme  Tesla  Motors  Elon  Musk  journalismus  journalism  investigative  journalism  Amazon  disruption  disrupting  markets  Uber  Travis  Kalanick  Jeff  Bezos 
october 2015 by asterisk2a
Raghuram Rajan - One-on-One: an investigative interview - 44th St. Gallen Symposium - YouTube
Relying too much on the wrong instrument, monetary policy, unconventional QE2 & 3 >> little domestic positive impact but spilled over much across the world! // consequences now seen (1) taper tantrum late 2014 & then summer 2015; china slow-down/equity crash & taper anticipation moves followed up by pulling money out of emerging/developing markets! financial market are divergent from domestic business market. cycles shifted apart slightly. investor, business, financial market & consumer confidence are not linked as tightly before! // financial markets are now global, business markets itself not as much! money can be pulled out digitally in an instance. // no net-positive 4 whole world. selfishness. long-run danger. unintended consequences, unknown unknowns. // global sub-optimal monetary policy // global system (monetary system) broke // uncertainty, unknown of taper. timing debate. game of chicken. volatility bc of lots of froth, distortion! // &! youtu.be/SZe3issLIb8
Raghuram  Rajan  BIS  centralbanks  hot-money  currency-war  currency  debasement  currency  war  GFC  recovery  monetary  policy  QE  ZIRP  NIRP  excess  reserves  speculative  bubbles  reflate  reflation  economic  history  faultlines  credit  bubble  BRIC  2015  emerging  market  Developing  World  western  secular  stagnation  BOJ  Abenomics  PBOC  globalization  globalisation  financial  market  zombie  banks  savings  glut  business  confidence  business  investment  USA  UK  Europe  China  asset  bubble  asset  allocation  FOMO  hunt  for  yield  speculative  speculation  Super  Rich  1%  property  bubble  unconventional  monetary  policy  Fed  BOE  ECB  inflation  expectation  inflation  targeting  Fed  mandate  deflationary  deflation  fiscal  policy  irrational  exuberance  panic  hubris  unknown  unkown  unintended  consequences  Taper  book  structural  imbalance  Impediments  reserve  currency  fiat  currency  current  account  deficit  trade  deficit  structural  deficit  fiscal  deficit  fiscal  stimulus  Germany  austerity  dogma  ideology  credibility  Career  Politicians  Pact  Schuldenbremse  monetary  transmission  mechanism  monetary  stimulus  monetary  theory  monetary  system  complexity  incomplete  information  shadow  banking  uncertainty  volatility  distortion  financial  repression  governance 
september 2015 by asterisk2a
Kanzlerin Merkel und die Auto-Lobby: Gift fürs Klima - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Erhebt die Bundesregierung das nächste Mal selbst berechtigte Beschwerden über politische Missstände in Euro-Wackelländern, werden sich die Politiker dort an solche Dankeschön-Zuwendungen genau erinnern. Die Franzosen könnten beim Freihandelsabkommen mit den USA ihre heimische Filmindustrie noch unverfrorener vor Hollywood schützen. Die Italiener oder Griechen könnten sich zu strenge Anti-Korruptions-Vorgaben bei möglichen neuen Hilfspaketen verbeten. Und wer soll unter diesen Umständen den Briten vorhalten, dass sie ihre Finanzindustrie - wichtige Wahlkampfspender von Camerons Konservativen - vor neuer Regulierung aus Brüssel schützen wollen? Damit vergiftet Merkels Auto-Lobbying in jeder Hinsicht das Klima in Europa - und Deutschlands Glaubwürdigkeit droht unter die Räder zu geraten.
credibility  angelamerkel  Career  Politicians  lobby  lobbyist  trust  confidence  political  error  Angela  Merkel  trustagent  Lobbying  political  folly  subsidies  Germany  subsidizing 
october 2013 by asterisk2a
Griechenland-Krise: Jetzt hilft nur noch die Pleite - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Griechenland hat seine Geldgeber erneut enttäuscht. Die Regierung will mehr Zeit zum Sparen - und braucht noch mehr Hilfsmilliarden. Nichts davon können die EU-Partner dem Land gewähren, ohne ihre eigene Glaubwürdigkeit zu verlieren. Die Rettungspolitik ist gescheitert. Zeit für einen Neuanfang.

- Credibility erodes further among European Politicians and Policy makers.
- market doesn't like it, because the uncertainty increases each week

http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/griechenland-will-sich-beim-sparen-mehr-zeit-lassen-a-850097.html
uncertainty  2012  confidence  trustagent  trust  ECB  IMF  Germany  troika  policy  folly  policy  error  politics  Europe  PIIGS  Greece  credibility 
august 2012 by asterisk2a
Scandal At The IMF: Senior Economist Resigns, Says "Ashamed To Have Had Any Association With Fund At All" | ZeroHedge
the following scathing letter which tears down every myth about the IMF: from its impartiality, to the selection process of its head, to its effectiveness. The letter also contains the following gem: "After twenty years of service, I am ashamed to have had any association with the Fund at all." Pretty much says it all. This is a scandal in the making, and one which may shake to the core the credibility of the IMF in the context of international organization.

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IS the IMF a institution to ensure the status quo?
politicalscience  political  theory  politics  BOJ  BOE  Fed  ECB  centralbanks  BIS  Worldbank  academia  economic-thought  economic  model  economic  history  greatrecession  GFC  sovereign  debt  crisis  status  quo  IWF  austerity  PIIGS  troika  trustagent  trust  accountability  transparency  credibility  IMF 
july 2012 by asterisk2a
Simon Johnson: The Federal Reserve and the Libor Scandal - NYTimes.com
Bernanke on banking scandals: “I think the real issue is too big to fail,” correct, but the market cannot fix this

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/business/Geithner-Memo-080601.pdf
This New York Fed memo stands out as a model of clear thinking about the deep governance problems that allowed Libor to become rigged.
At the same time, the timing and content of the memo raises troubling questions regarding the Fed’s own involvement in the Libor scandal – both then and now.

http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/enfbarclaysorder062712.pdf

According to the recent order against and settlement with Barclays by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Libor “market” had by 2005 become a hotbed of collusion and price-fixing

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Fed is responsible 4 the “safety and soundness” of the financial system in the USA, THEY had to make a decision, either to let them fail (GFC) and thus the economy, the people and the world. LIBOR rigging scandal and TBTF is the aftermath et al
lobby  credibility  society  double-standard  WallStreet  corporate  governance  governance  accountability  confidence  trustagent  trust  2012  2008  bailout  BBA  misconduct  fraud  barclays  CFTC  MervynKing  timgeithner  PaulTucker  BOJ  ECB  BOE  Fed  NYFed  bank  crisis  banking  crisis  greatrecession  moral  moralhazard  GFC  toobigtofail  LIBOR  rigging  scandal  benbernake 
july 2012 by asterisk2a
Anleihenkufe: Euro-Retter riskieren Inflation - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten - Wirtschaft
Das nächste Tabu ist gebrochen. Die Europäische Zentralbank will jetzt auch italienische Staatsanleihen aufkaufen.  Mit dieser Politik nähert sie sich immer weiter ihrem amerikanischen Pendant, der Fed, an. Die Gefahr dabei: Die Inflation könnte steigen.

"Die Fed ist nicht mehr unabhängig", sagt Scheide. "Geldpolitik und Finanzpolitik sind in den USA vermischt worden. Das ist genau das, was Europa nicht will. Denn das würde das Vertrauen in die EZB untergraben."

 "Kauft die EZB Anleihen am Kapitalmarkt, so steigt die Basisgeldmenge"  "Sollte die Geldmenge letztlich in der Privatwirtschaft ankommen, würde sie sich, so lehrt die Erfahrung, früher oder später in steigenden Preisen entladen."
Noch ist dieser Effekt in Europa überschaubar. Zu gering war bisher das Volumen der Anleihenkäufe. Zudem hat die EZB stets versucht, das neu geschaffene Geld dem Markt an anderer Stelle wieder zu entziehen. Dieses "Neutralisieren" wird jedoch umso schwieriger, je größer die Beträge werden.
ECB  Fed  monetization  Sterilization  debt  sovereign  crisis  trichet  PIIGS  USA  EFSF  inflation  stability  credibility  Euro  Dollar  expectations  economics  monetary  policy  fiscal  folly  bailout  dilemma  QE  quantitative-easing 
august 2011 by asterisk2a
BBC News - Greece's government unveils major spending cuts
"We must change or sink," said Mr Papandreou, in a speech to business and union leaders.

He added that Greece had "lost every trace of credibility" and the country had to "move immediately to a new social deal".

Indicating that some spending cuts would be painful, he said that "we must all lose our comfort".
greece  credibility  iceland  sovereign  debt  government 
december 2009 by asterisk2a

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