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10 Feb 2016, 7:16 pm
This contradiction is especially discernible in recent efforts to legally institutionalize an architecture for the regulation of the economic, social, cultural, and human rights effects of economic activity.13 Public institutions and civil society invest substantial effort in the construction of an international legal framework for regulating multinational enterprises.14 Private governance and self-regulation are viewed as threats to the social and political order; at the same time, private… [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 4:37 pm by Mary Whisner
Join us to discuss how the global South has been leading current shifts in the politics of gender, sex and sexualities. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 2:46 pm by nspringer
by Patrick Parenteau, professor of law, Vermont Law School  In a move that stunned even the most seasoned court watchers, the conservative majority of the U.S. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 2:34 pm by The Federalist Society
 Although Heffernan disclaimed any political motives and said he was merely picking the sign up for his mother, his supervisor demoted him. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 1:57 pm by JD Hull
Much about the politics of men, women and real life gets covered in a compelling chat with a guy who does more to advance free speech/expression in one day than yours truly does in a year. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 1:25 pm by Katlin Newman, J.D.
After much debate, the Finance Committee agreed on a $5,000 annual limit from individuals and a $7,500 annual limit from political action committees giving to mayoral candidates. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 1:08 pm by Ed Driscoll
CARLY FIORINA SUSPENDS CAMPAIGN, Promises to ‘Not Sit Down and Be Quiet:’ “This campaign was always about citizenship—taking back our country from a political class that only serves the big, the powerful, the wealthy, and the well connected,” Fiorina posted minutes ago on her Facebook page. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 1:05 pm by Paul Caron
New York Times: Bernie Sanders’s Tax Plan Would Test an Economic Hypothesis, by Josh Barro: In the Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders is calling for a political revolution, saying his movement can sweep in policy changes that would seem impossible in traditional American politics. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 12:55 pm by George Ticoras, Esq.
Federal law requires authorized committees of federal candidates, leadership political action committees (PACs), and political party committees to disclose contributions bundled by lobbyists and lobbyists’ PACs. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 12:08 pm by Elina Saxena
The Institute for the Study of War writes that "battlefield realities rather than great power politics will determine the ultimate terms of a settlement to end the Syrian Civil War. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 11:48 am by Mitch Stoltz
And the domain name system only works so long as most Internet users trust it to direct them to the websites they ask for, not only those that politically connected companies and repressive governments want them to see. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 11:39 am by Laura Dean
Perhaps the most significant difference is that Turkey has robust economic and political structures, which paired with its size, provide an infrastructure that facilitates integration of more people. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 11:03 am by Steve Shiffrin
By players in the political process, Roberts does not mean that the Court’s decisions have no impact on the political process. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 10:49 am by Lyle Denniston
   State officials insist that this was done for political, not racial, reasons. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 10:10 am by Rick Hasen
Oped by Jodi Remke, chair of the FPPC, on efforts to update the Ca Political Reform Act. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 9:13 am by Ms. Sarah Jones
“For the past half-century, New Englanders have shunned faith-based politics, and New Hampshire evangelicals are no exception to the rule,” Silk wrote. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 9:00 am
You don’t have to be polite when you receive unsolicited phone calls. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 8:43 am by Rick Hasen
Listen to the scintillating conversation with Elie Mystal and Joe Patrice. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 8:30 am
It comes from interfaith and political leaders, and local business owners, who stand against anti-Muslim discrimination, like this initiative in Minneapolis. [read post]
10 Feb 2016, 8:25 am by Ilya Somin
Part I of this reply addresses criticisms of my analysis of the problem of political ignorance and its causes. [read post]