Quote of the Day

”If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room”

Simon Kuper, writing in the current issue of the Financial Times.

Quote of the day

“Institutions take credit for producing people they have not managed to suppress.”

Leslie Stephen (father of Virginia Woolf and first Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography)

Quote of the Day

”This is the president’s vision. My function, really, as an economist is to try to provide the underlying analytics that confirm his intuition. And his intuition is always right in these matters.”

Evidence-based policymaking, courtesy of Peter Navarro, Trump’s Trade Advisor as told to Bloomberg.

Quote of the Day

“Some hidden percentage of what you are seeing online is not commentary from real people, but bought-and-paid-for, computer-generated propaganda”1

Maria Bustillos


  1. Except for everything published on this blog, of course :-) 

Quote of the Day

”We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”

Justice Louis Brandeis