Maine Vol.7 (Portland Press Herald, Bangor Daily News)

Morning, Twitter. Back with another thread of news you need to get started. Forecast says high in the 50s, so tarps off, boys. This is Friday. pic.twitter.com/UZvVAn8tMT — Portland Press Herald (@PressHerald) November 20, 2020 President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to fill out his administration and could name top leaders for his Cabinet as … Continue reading “Maine Vol.7 (Portland Press Herald, Bangor Daily News)”

Maine Vol.6 / 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries Vol.21 (#SuperTuesday)

"They are the millennial who—after reading my urgent plea for the Democrats to stop Sanders—slid into my DMs to say that he was telling his friends he was for Warren, but secretly voting for Joe in Maine." https://t.co/ZeZvWAkqzb — Tim Miller (@Timodc) March 4, 2020 BREAKING @JoeBiden just won Maine #Joementum continues — Henry"No Malarkey"Djoutsa … Continue reading “Maine Vol.6 / 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries Vol.21 (#SuperTuesday)”

Maine Vol.5 (corporations, miscellaneous)

@MaineHealth @LLBean @Cianbro @WEXIncNews @jacksonlab @Spurwink @VIPTiresService @GDBIW @woodardcurran @CICBangor @bangorsavings @RMSmortgage @MP_HealthCare @CascoBay @cmpco @CEIMaine @BernsteinShur It is #MapleSyrupDay. Check out Maine's maple syrup economy in, "Maine’s Food System: An Overview and Assessment" #Mainefood #Maineeats #foodpolicy #foodsystems #foodeconomy #localvore #localfood #foodindustry #foodie https://t.co/PyrZ0OAEez — Maine Policy Review (@MainePolicyRev) December 17, 2019 This #throwbackThursday check … Continue reading “Maine Vol.5 (corporations, miscellaneous)”

Maine Vol.4 (state, cities)

@MainePolicy @MEDECD @MECEP1 @maine_labor @MaineChamber @Startup_Maine @E2TechMaine @MEIntlTradeCtr @mtimaine @GMRI @islandinstitute @MDIBL @MEMICnews @MaineFishermen @growsmartmaine @RetailMaine @MEREDA2 @MaineDACF @MaineFarmBureau @Mainefarms @MaineDHHS @MEPublicHealth @MaineEMA @MaineDOT1 @MaineRangers @mefishwildlife @maine_dep @MaineAudubon @visitmaine @BestMaineGuide @MaineBrewBus @BasketIsOysters @LobsterFromME @MELobsterFest @MaineHotelGuide @MBEvents @Mainebiz @pinetreewatchME @TheMaineWire @MECleanElection @MaineCF @MeEqualJustice @NonprofitMaine @newscentermaine @MainePublic @OnlineSentinel @KJ_Online @PressHerald @MagazineofMaine @collegeatlantic @CityPortland @PortlandChamber @PortlandOldport @VisitPortland @PortlandFoodMap … Continue reading “Maine Vol.4 (state, cities)”

Maine Vol.3

Today in History: Missouri Compromise allows Maine to enter the Union, 1820 #otd #tih https://t.co/sd40yzl0t9 pic.twitter.com/CT2yLanN8v — Library of Congress (@librarycongress) March 15, 2019 Today in History: Missouri Compromise allows Maine to enter the Union, 1820 #otd #tih https://t.co/sd40yz3p4z pic.twitter.com/m7Jr0UOfUI — Library of Congress (@librarycongress) March 15, 2018 #OTD in 1820, Maine was admitted as … Continue reading “Maine Vol.3”

Maine Vol.2 (corporations)

All of our hospitals have been recognized by @BreatheEasyME for their ongoing efforts to address #tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure https://t.co/kS9W86snB5 — MaineHealth (@MaineHealth) October 5, 2018 Expanded opioid treatment program lauded by Reps. Pingree and Joe Kennedy https://t.co/UL9avfFlet — MaineHealth (@MaineHealth) August 9, 2018 MaineHealth, Unum and Venture Hall partner to build an … Continue reading “Maine Vol.2 (corporations)”

Maine Vol.1

Today in History – March 15 : The Pine Tree State | @librarycongress    THIS DAY IN HISTORY : 1820 – Maine enters the Union | @HISTORY ME @MECEP1 https://t.co/BwcuBxlkT6@GoUMaine https://t.co/HP9S0b2quChttps://t.co/DbRxDTrXoxhttps://t.co/x09ibBmvm7 pic.twitter.com/9LfI1y5UPE — World Solutions USA (@wsi_usa) January 26, 2016 ME @darrenfishell @bangordailynews @connctwithaxiom http://t.co/6iH1lxyf2eecon @SamanthaENEWS @wcsh6 http://t.co/RmKgPSAPmW @USouthernMaine — World Solutions USA (@wsi_usa) August 5, … Continue reading “Maine Vol.1”

New Hampshire Vol.10

The @UofNH reopening plan includes students receiving self-test kits for the coronavirus.https://t.co/3O9LKXNJ6a — Seacoastonline.com (@seacoastonline) July 16, 2020 Portsmouth leaders looking for ways to ease small restaurant owners' financial burden in order to serve liquor at newly approved outdoor cafes.https://t.co/Clz06qGsd6 — Seacoastonline.com (@seacoastonline) July 15, 2020 “No matter how you slice this, this is good … Continue reading “New Hampshire Vol.10”

Iowa Vol.8 / 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries Vol.3 (caucus)

The agendas of Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg are more progressive than those of Barack Obama in 2008 and Hillary Clinton in 2016 https://t.co/diRH5pTWlI — The Economist (@TheEconomist) February 8, 2020 Monday: Chiefs coach happy to go to White House Dem Iowa Caucus disaster Tuesday: Trump crushes SOTU, Pelosi rips presidential speech Wednesday: Trump acquitted … Continue reading “Iowa Vol.8 / 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries Vol.3 (caucus)”

US Policy Changes Vol.92 (Quantitative Easing)

(The below excerpt is on our own.) The Fed’s Yield-Curve-Control Policy (w PDF; 11/29/16) | Owen F. Humpage @ClevelandFed …some may follow the example of Japan, which recently added a new long-term interest-rate target to its short-term target to give itself “yield-curve control.” …combining yield-curve control with quantitative easing when government borrowing needs are substantial … Continue reading “US Policy Changes Vol.92 (Quantitative Easing)”

UK Vol.93 (Post-EUref #Brexit Vol.22: 2017 General Election – results, et al.)

Here are articles on the general election results, et al. Excerpts are on our own. Election 2017 – UK results | @BBC Interactive map: Britain’s general election 2017 – Live election results reported here, seat by seat | @economist UK general election 2017 | @YouGov ElectionCentre Election results 2017: full list and map | @FT … Continue reading “UK Vol.93 (Post-EUref #Brexit Vol.22: 2017 General Election – results, et al.)”

US Policy Changes Vol.49 (Foreign Policy Vol.8)

Here are articles on foreign policy. Excerpts are on our own. “A Blueprint for Donald Trump to Fix Relations with Russia” – A policy memo to the president-elect. Priority: High (12/18/2016) | Graham Allison & Dimitri K. Simes @TheNatlInterest … Russia today offers your administration not only a serious challenge but a significant opportunity. First … Continue reading “US Policy Changes Vol.49 (Foreign Policy Vol.8)”

UK Vol.65 (Post-EUref Vol.11 – including UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech)

Here are articles on Brexit including scholars’ analyses, UK Prime Minister’s speech, et al. Excerpts are on our own. I was wrong on Brexit (12/12/2016) | Niall Ferguson @BostonGlobe The three words you are least likely to hear from an academic are “I was wrong.” Well, I was wrong to argue against “Brexit,” as I … Continue reading “UK Vol.65 (Post-EUref Vol.11 – including UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech)”

US Policy Changes Vol.46 (Economy Vol.10 / Employment Vol.5 – incl trade, paid leave, minimum wage, income)

Here are articles on employment, trade, paid leave, minimum wage, income, et al. Excerpts are on our own. How the ‘Losers’ in America’s Trade Policies Got Left Behind – The U.S. has not figured out how to help people whose jobs were outsourced overseas. Can the problem be solved? (10/19/2016) | @AlanaSemuels @TheAtlantic … Though … Continue reading “US Policy Changes Vol.46 (Economy Vol.10 / Employment Vol.5 – incl trade, paid leave, minimum wage, income)”

US Policy Changes Vol.40 (Foreign Policy Vol.6 – Israel-Palestine, Iran)

Here are articles on Israel-Palestine, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. Excerpts are on our own. Dump UNRWA, vote on 2008 peace agreement? (1/2/2017) | @mrubin1971 @TheNatlInterest @AEI …declaring Israel’s settlement policies to be the chief impediment to Arab-Israel peace. “The two-state solution is the only way to achieve a just and lasting peace between Israelis and … Continue reading “US Policy Changes Vol.40 (Foreign Policy Vol.6 – Israel-Palestine, Iran)”

US Policy Changes Vol.37 (Trade Vol.5 – metro areas, currency exchanges, globalization)

Here are @BrookingsInst’s articles on trade, metro areas, currency and globalization. Excerpts are on our own. Americans most affected by trade voted for Trump (12/14/2016) | @joeparilla and @MarkMuro1 @BrookingsMetro … Economic theory acknowledges that global trade offers benefits that should be celebrated and exacts costs that cannot be ignored. As the Council on Foreign … Continue reading “US Policy Changes Vol.37 (Trade Vol.5 – metro areas, currency exchanges, globalization)”

Ireland Vol.14 (A COMPARATIVE CRITIQUE OF THE PRACTICE OF IRISH NEUTRALITY IN THE ‘UNNEUTRAL’ DISCOURSE)

Here is a paper, A COMPARATIVE CRITIQUE OF THE PRACTICE OF IRISH NEUTRALITY IN THE ‘UNNEUTRAL’ DISCOURSE (PDF, 2008) | Dr @DevineDrKaren @LawGovDCU. Excerpts, underlines, italicization, et al. are on our own. ABSTRACT This article takes a comparative, empirical look at the practice of Irish neutrality during the World War II. It critiques a model of … Continue reading “Ireland Vol.14 (A COMPARATIVE CRITIQUE OF THE PRACTICE OF IRISH NEUTRALITY IN THE ‘UNNEUTRAL’ DISCOURSE)”

US Presidential Election 2016 Vol.1

Here are a part of articles concerning US Presidential Election 2016. Excerpts, et al. are on our own. Has The American Public Polarized? (w PDF) | Morris P. Fiorina @HooverInst PDF p16 Maybe We’re Not Polarized Yet … As social media, personalized search, and other technological “advances” proliferate, concerned observers have expressed the fear that Americans … Continue reading “US Presidential Election 2016 Vol.1”

Ireland Vol.12 (WHAT WENT WRONG IN IRELAND?)

  Here is a paper, WHAT WENT WRONG IN IRELAND? (PDF; May 1, 2009) | Patrick Honohan, Trinity College Dublin. Underlines, italicization, excerpts, et al. are on our own, not the author’s. Abstract With its fiscal, competitiveness and banking crisis, Ireland is among the most severely affected countries in the global crisis. Yet its sustained growth … Continue reading “Ireland Vol.12 (WHAT WENT WRONG IN IRELAND?)”

Ireland Vol.8 (Must be Mister Fix-It, not a master of disaster)

Here is an article, Cowen must be Mister Fix-It, not a master of disaster (28/12/2008) | RICHARD ALDOUS. Excerpts, underlines, italicization, et al. are on our own. The year ended with the death of Conor Cruise O’Brien, arguably Ireland’s greatest public intellectual and a political force more honoured abroad than in his own country. As the … Continue reading “Ireland Vol.8 (Must be Mister Fix-It, not a master of disaster)”

Ireland Vol.7 (How Ireland Became the Celtic Tiger)

Here is an article, How Ireland Became the Celtic Tiger (June 2006) | Sean Dorgan (@Heritage). Underlines, italicization, et al. are on our own. In just over a generation, Ireland has evolved from one of the poorest countries in Western Europe to one of the most successful. It has reversed the persistent emigration of its best … Continue reading “Ireland Vol.7 (How Ireland Became the Celtic Tiger)”

UK Vol.55 (The death of neoliberalism and the crisis in western politics)

Here is an article, The death of neoliberalism and the crisis in western politics: In the early 1980s the author was one of the first to herald the emerging dominance of neoliberalism in the west. Here he argues that this doctrine is now faltering. But what happens next? (21 August 2016) | @martjacques. Excerpts are … Continue reading “UK Vol.55 (The death of neoliberalism and the crisis in western politics)”

Ireland Vol.6 (Economic Crises and the Changing Influence of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions on Public Policy)

Here is a paper, Economic Crises and the Changing Influence of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions @irishcongress on Public Policy (PDF, 2010) | Dr John Hogan, Dublin Institute of Technology @ditofficial. Underlines, italicization, excerpts, et al. are on our own. Abstract This chapter examines the dramatic changes in the Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ (ICTU) influence over public policy during … Continue reading “Ireland Vol.6 (Economic Crises and the Changing Influence of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions on Public Policy)”

Ireland Vol.5 (FDI and Irish Economic Development over Four Stages of European Integration)

Here is also a paper, FDI and Irish Economic Development over Four Stages of European Integration (PDF, January 2006) | Frank Barry, University College Dublin. Underlines, italicization, excerpts, et al. are on our own. Introduction Ireland is the most FDI-intensive economy in Europe.  Foreign-owned firms account for almost 50 percent of Irish manufacturing employment.  This compares to an average … Continue reading “Ireland Vol.5 (FDI and Irish Economic Development over Four Stages of European Integration)”

Ireland Vol.4 (IRELAND’S ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION: Industrial Policy, European Integration and Social Partnership)

Here is a paper, IRELAND’S ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION: Industrial Policy, European Integration and Social Partnership (PDF) | Rory O’Donnell, Jean Monnet Associate Professor of European Business Studies at University College Dublin (University of Pittsburgh, CENTER FOR WEST EUROPEAN STUDIES, EUROPEAN UNION CENTER, Working Paper No.2, December 1998). Excerpts, underlines, italicization, et al. are on our own. p3   Introduction … Continue reading “Ireland Vol.4 (IRELAND’S ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION: Industrial Policy, European Integration and Social Partnership)”

Australia Vol.4 (Coalition – Liberal Party of Australia, Liberal National Party of Queensland, National Party of Australia, Country Liberal Party (NT) – 2016 Election Policies)

Here is the manifesto of the ruling coalition (@LiberalAus, @LNPQLD, @The_Nationals & Country Liberals) in July 2016. Excerpts are on our own. [More Jobs and Growth through Increased Trade and Investment] KEY COMMITMENTS … Up to 10,000 new jobs are expected to be created in the financial services sector alone by 2030. In the first … Continue reading “Australia Vol.4 (Coalition – Liberal Party of Australia, Liberal National Party of Queensland, National Party of Australia, Country Liberal Party (NT) – 2016 Election Policies)”

UK Vol.51 (Post-EUref tweets Vol.4)

Here is just a part of (analytical) tweets concerning the Brexit through AM 4 July (BST). Excerpts are on our own. The Political Economy of Brexit – new @UniofBathIPR blog from @IPR_NickP | @UniofBath …productivity gains in manufacturing steadily reduce employment in the sector, shifting workers into services… Workers are also exposed to globalisation in … Continue reading “UK Vol.51 (Post-EUref tweets Vol.4)”

UK Vol.50 (Post-EUref tweets Vol.3)

Here is just a part of (analytical) tweets concerning the Brexit through early AM 29 June (BST). Excerpts are on our own. 16 things you need to know about the process of leaving the EU | @ConUnit_UCL … 8. The process of withdrawal will involve three sets of negotiations: First will be the negotiation of … Continue reading “UK Vol.50 (Post-EUref tweets Vol.3)”