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Some people have asked for our comment on the #Treasury #EconomicStrategy document
There are two major issues: process and content.
I deal with these in turn.Note: these are not the official views of the @IEJ_SA 👇
Firstly on *process*
National Treasury has gone rogue...again
They have unilaterally published a policy document without engaging
👉government structures
👉ANC structures or
👉civil society (unless you count financial sector economists present at their colloquia).
Given that we are in a deep economic crisis, this Treasury unilateralism is highly irresponsible, as broad engagement on the *nature of the problem* is critical to coming up with *appropriate solutions*. But it now emerges that such engagement was totally absent.
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"I really respect what she's done in terms of recognising the error of the approach that she set out and putting in place something to potentially rectify that." @ManduReid on @BBCNews discussing the diversity of @CarolineLucas's all-female #cabinet proposal
"We are facing a national emergency. We need different approaches, we need to break the deadlock, we need to change the perspectives that get in the room & get air time. & actually, bringing women around the table would be a completely different dynamic to the macho war cabinet."
"[Boris Johnson's war cabinet] have taken us to the precipice of no-deal, which will hurt women and that is reason enough alone for women to be involved in the decision making that actually helps us get through this as a country."
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#Brexit news for today:

Nigel Adams, Minister for Wales, and Governement whip has resigned the #Cabinet over #TheresaMay's way forward.

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You can hear #TheresaMay's reaction from here

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So the splitting of the #ToryParty continues. Where will it end? And can we expect resignations from #Labour if #Corbyn is seen as giving up too much to #TheresaMay during the discussions tonight.

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1/ On my feed I try to stay in my lane...focusing on

1st.) #volatility specific issues

2nd.) Economic and stock market observation

But this chart, which someone posted yesterday (forgive me I can't remember who posted it) is worth a deeper dive
#TrumpEnterprises
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First some qualifications. I am first and foremost a financial economist, and by nature and study, fiscally conservative. Most finance academics are.

I care deeply about fiscal and monetary policy, but not obtuse enough to believe my opinion is always right
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What makes the country great is our ability to disagree passionately about a wide array of subjects but find a working common ground.

I try to refrain from many political topics, especially on this platform, because, what can be accomplished debating on @Twitter
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#ALERT: Swearing-in ceremony of #Cabinet members at Istana Negara:
Syed Saddiq Abd Rahman has been appointed Youth and Sports Minister

Redzuan Yusof is the new Entrepreneur Development Minister

Dr A Xavier Jayakumar is the new Water, Land & Natural Resources Minister
Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has been appointed the Domestic Trade and Consumers Affairs Minister

Baru Bian is the new Works Minister

Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah has been appointed Foreign Minister

Teresa Kok is now Primary Industry Minister
Yeo Bee Yin has been appointed Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister

Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof is now a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religion)

Khalid Abdul Samad is the new Federal Territories Minister
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