Morning Caffeine 4-18-2012 HomeLinksMorning Caffeine 4-18-2012 [A-] | [A+] Romney’s Lead Economist Urges Policies that will Cause the Next Financial Crisis | The Big Picture Good article from Bill Black. When I read Mankiw, it seems I end up less informed. Same with Cowen. Regulators to Ease a Rule on Derivatives Dealers – NYTimes.com 5 Countries That Do It Better: How Sexual Prudery Makes America a Less Healthy and Happy Place | | AlterNet Is Missouri About to Secede, Again? – Andrew Cohen – Politics – The Atlantic Chart of the Day: Our Robot Overlords Will Take Over Soon | Mother Jones I was at an HTML5 conference last year, and the number of robots/remote applications is exploding. They are going to be everywhere in just a few years. interfluidity » Depression is a choice Steve knocks it out of the park again. More on this one later today. tags: Banking Economics Interfluidity Closer Look at the Housing Recovery Meme (in 5 Parts) | The Big Picture The Biggest Myth In Monetary Policy Today – Business Insider Does Expansionary Monetary Policy Primarily Benefit Finance and Rentiers? | Next New Deal the Biggest Myth in Monetary Policy Today. Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. Tags: Monetary Realism MR About Michael Sankowski View all posts by Michael Sankowski → ByMichael SankowskiApril 18, 2012SHOW COMMENT(1) Caffeine Links Tax Day: 4-17-2012 Depression is a Choice because Low Inflation is the Wrong Goal Part I One Response KainIIIC says Wednesday, April 18th 2012 at 10:52 pm Joseph Stiglitz had a very good presentation at INET (who went after Steve Keen I believe) concerning trade deficits, called “Is Mercantilism doomed to fail?” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D207fSLnxHk&feature=relmfu I’m really digging INET.