Archive for April, 2016

Brazilian blame game

Members of the Lower House of Congress celebrate after they voted in favor of the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, Brazil April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino - RTX2AE2Q

A bit of chat, in my work hat, about Brazil:

Martin Langfield and Reynolds Holding discuss Sunday’s vote favoring impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff and why investor optimism about her possible ouster may be overblown.



A cracking read


My latest book review:

“Narconomics” by Tom Wainwright is both an extended black joke and a hard-headed analysis of the drug trade as a business (almost) like any other. A largely persuasive case for legalization, and funny to boot.