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Death by committee

I have been posting excerpts from my latest draft “Guaranteed Income: Chronicle of a Political Death Foretold.” Here is an excerpt from Act III, the concluding act of my political morality tale, which also introduces the villain of my story–another … Continue reading

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An unlikely alliance

In previous posts, I shared excerpts from the Prologue and from Act I of my political morality tale “Guaranteed Income: Chronicle of a Political Death Foretold.” Here is an excerpt from Act II (footnotes below the fold), which describes how … Continue reading

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A beautiful idea

Yesterday, we posted a link to our most recent work-in-progress entitled “Guaranteed Income: Chronicle of a Political Death Foretold,” which  revisits the rise and fall of The Family Assistance Act of 1970. Had this historic bill been enacted into law, … Continue reading

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Rick Astley forever

Along with Earth, Wind, & Fire’s classic song “September,” Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” (released in 1987) was one of my favorite songs when I was growing up. Now, check out this “Oral History of Rickrolling” by Brian … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Income: Chronicle of a Political Death Foretold

That is the title of my latest scholarly essay, which will be published in a special issue of The Chapman Law Review this spring. Below is an excerpt from the prologue of my paper (footnotes are below the fold): “This … Continue reading

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Why is it wrong to steal signs in baseball?

Update (1/15): If it’s not wrong for players to steal signs (and not a single baseball player on the Houston Astros was punished by the Commissioner of Major League Baseball), why is it wrong for team managers or the front … Continue reading

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Top speed limits around the world

What is the level of speed limit compliance outside the United States? (In the U.S., very few drivers comply with posted speed limits.) Also,I wonder if there is any positive correlation between speed limits and the frequency of highway accidents?

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