Australian Election: Labor victory could still be a failure for labour

There is a fine line to tread between navigating their first term with a narrow majority and failing to take advantage for the sake of the Australian working class.

Australian Election: Labor victory could still be a failure for labour

How Sleep Helps to Process Emotions

Source: University of Bern Researchers at the Department of Neurology of the University of Bern and University Hospital Bern identified how the brain triages emotions during dream sleep to consolidate the storage of positive emotions while dampening the consolidation of negative ones. The work expands the importance of sleep in mental health and offers the […]

How Sleep Helps to Process Emotions

US PROFITABILITY FALLS IN THE FIRST QUARTER,BUT CAN CHINESE STIMULI RESCUE ITS ECONOMY & THE WORLD ECONOMY?

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US PROFITABILITY FALLS IN THE FIRST QUARTER,BUT CAN CHINESE STIMULI RESCUE ITS ECONOMY & THE WORLD ECONOMY?

Colombia: a turn to the left?

Colombia has a presidential election today (29 May).  According to public opinion polls, in the lead is Gustavo Petro.  A former M-19 guerrilla member, Petro took part in peace talks that paved the way for the M-19 to disarm and form a left-wing political party in 1990.  He later served a term as mayor of […]

Colombia: a turn to the left?

Los números de Feigenbaum

El matemático y físico Mitchell Jay Feigenbaum (1944-2019) nació un 19 de diciembre. Sus estudios pioneros en teoría del caos le han llevado al descubrimiento de las llamadas constantes de Feigenbaum (1975), cocientes que aparecen en los diagramas de bifurcación de esta teoría. Los diagramas de bifurcación son los valores límite de sucesiones del tipo […]

Los números de Feigenbaum

Australia: turning for the worse

If you agree that there is an imperialist bloc of countries that dominates and controls the world, then Australia should be included.  It may be a new and smaller entrant to the bloc, and it may be just a satellite of US imperialism in the Asia-Pacific, but it still fits the bill as part of […]

Australia: turning for the worse

T-learners, S-learners and X-learners

T-learners, S-learners and X-learners are all meta-algorithms that one can use for estimating the conditional average treatment effect (CATE) in the causal inference setting. The information here is largely taken from Künzel et. al. (2019) (Reference 1). All 3 methods are implemented in Microsoft’s EconML python package. Set-up We index individuals by . Each individual […]

T-learners, S-learners and X-learners

US RETAIL SALES: WHEN THE INFLATING OF SALES PASSES OVER INTO FRAUD BUT IT NO LONGER MATTERS.

Esto, adicionalmente, puede verificarse, por ejemplo, en el estudio realizado por Gustavo Cardona sobre diversos fraudes contables realizados por diferentes y distintas empresas a lo largo de la historia más reciente del capitalismo. Destacan entre ellos los casos de Enron y Parmalat, estudiados de forma específica en otras investigaciones.

inflated-or-fraudulent-salesDownload us-quarterly-retail-sales-up-to-q1-2022Download Marx observed that all crises are preceded by fraud. It seems that the venerable US Department of Commerce is not immune from this. In the end of course fraudulent official data is without consequence when reality imposes itself as it did this week when major retailers reported weaker than expected sales and income […]

US RETAIL SALES: WHEN THE INFLATING OF SALES PASSES OVER INTO FRAUD BUT IT NO LONGER MATTERS.

II.XIII. Principio Monista de Complementariedad (o modo monista complementario de descripción) (BORRADOR)

ISADORE NABI

Esta sección de la obra en construcción trata sobre los fundamentos del Marxismo en el contexto de la interpretación filosófica de la Mecánica Cuántica y de la Cosmología, específicamente sobre la interpretación dialéctica-materialista del colapso de onda y sobre el principio y fin del Universo.

III. LA DEFINICIÓN SUBJETIVA DEL VALOR COMO PRINCIPIO PSEUDOCIENTÍFICO (BORRADOR)

ISADORE NABI

Este, y otros capítulos antes subidos, pertenecen a un libro en proceso de construcción titulado “EL SISTEMA DIALÉCTICO-MATERIALISTA COMO PROGRAMA DE DEMARCACIÓN DE LAS CIENCIAS. CASO DE APLICACIÓN: LA DEFINICIÓN SUBJETIVA DEL VALOR DE LAS MERCANCÍAS COMO PRINCIPIO PSEUDOCIENTÍFICO“.

La imagen del encabezado fue tomada de http://davidharvey.org/2018/03/marxs-refusal-of-the-labour-theory-of-value-by-david-harvey/.