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29 Nov 2015, 5:38 am by Ingrid Mattson
Founding moments shape national law, influence surrounding countries, establish future power structures and legitimize certain political institutions within the country. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 5:09 am by SHG
I accept the premise that he is utterly sincere is his support of the cause, even if his politics makes him incapable of reasoned detachment. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 4:00 am by Glenn Reynolds
What it means is that the missing potential Republican voters are mostly people who have not been regular voters in the recent past, and many of them may not be politically engaged people who think of themselves as conservatives, whether or not their actual beliefs are. [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 3:54 am by Mark Summerfield
  DFAT describes the TPP as ‘a regional free trade agreement of unprecedented scope and ambition’ (which, I suspect, nobody would dispute) which has ‘great potential to drive job-creating growth across the Australian economy’ (which would seem to be a more politically-motivated and contentious claim, though time will tell).The full text of the TPP comprises some 6000 pages (or so I have read – not that I have made any attempt to count them all myself). [read post]
29 Nov 2015, 12:30 am by Emily Prifogle
Edling's A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State, 1783-1867 (University of Chicago Press).There's also a review of Edward O'Donnell's Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age (Columbia University Press).The New Books series adds two new interviews: one with Robert Stoker, who discusses his book Urban Neighborhoods in a New Era: Revitalization Politics in the Postindustrial City (University of… [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 9:21 pm by Mark Bennett
In contrast to the things that we share, the differences between us—”race and religion and politics and culture and smart phone preferences and a legion of lesser differences”—are superficial, artificial, and trivial. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 6:02 pm by Glenn Reynolds
“In 2008, Barack Obama won the presidency promising that he would heal our political divisions. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 4:07 pm by INFORRM
Freedom of Information An increasingly absurd freedom of information battle between local media and local politics is playing out in California. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 2:34 pm by Ed Driscoll
As a working mother herself, she naturally saw the need for certain pragmatic political demands, but she talked also of “the coarsening of moral imagination to which . . . social idealism so often leads. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 1:18 pm by Lawrence Solum
And from the reviews: "Can there be a satisfying theory of the complex and politically charged, body of laws that prohibit discrimination? [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 1:14 pm by Ed Driscoll
” Apparently Hillary thought all of that baggage was forgotten by 2007, when she decided that due to the L-word’s own accumulated history from 1933 to the present, she rebranded herself as “a proud modern American progressive, and I think that’s the kind of philosophy and practice that we need to bring back to American politics. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 9:25 am by Tom Smith
IN 2008, Barack Obama won the presidency promising that he would heal our political divisions. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 9:24 am by Tom Smith
These are the same themes, enemies, and swear lines that have run right at the water line of conservative politics for years. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 7:58 am by John Floyd
  Stench of Politics   But we suspect the delay was tied more to politics than a just and thorough investigation. [read post]
28 Nov 2015, 7:30 am by Glenn Reynolds
One reason in-state tuition doesn’t capture the subsidies is political pressure from residents. [read post]