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31 Jan 2014, 4:49 am by Walter Olson
Tweet Tags: Cato Institute, live in personWatch: Virginia Postrel’s author panel at Cato is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
9 Jan 2018, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” [AFP; France Culture interview with Sarah Chiche (in French); Le Monde open letter reprint (in French)] Tags: France, harassment law, hostile environment, workplace Virginia Postrel (and Catherine Deneuve) on harassment law is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
17 Feb 2009, 10:59 am
The newest entry in our Featured Column series is Virginia Postrel's must-read meditation from last week on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act and its high costs, the "glamor" of government regulation at the moment as the solve-all and cure-all... [read post]
29 Nov 2020, 6:12 pm by Eugene Volokh
Virginia Postrel has an encyclopedic knowledge of the subject but she imparts it with a touch as light as Penelope's at the loom. [read post]
20 Mar 2007, 12:01 am
Virginia Postrel writes: For decades . . . the empiricist tradition has achieved libertarian goals. [read post]
13 Sep 2009, 7:09 pm
Virginia Postrel remarks concerning the results of the Washington Post Company:... [read post]
31 Mar 2009, 11:01 pm
Clear Thinkers favorite Virginia Postrel (previous posts here) is well-known in health care finance circles for her authorship of a reasoned critique of one-payor, centralized health care plans back in the 1990's. [read post]
25 Nov 2006, 9:12 pm
Virginia Postrel (channeling author Simon Winder) explains the policy background of Casino Royale (Nov. 21) [read post]
12 Feb 2007, 9:15 pm
Virginia Postrel (Jan. 12) sheds more illumination on the lightbulb ban notion we discussed Feb. 1. [read post]
3 Aug 2012, 9:13 am
Virginia Postrel explains: “Bourgeois Dignity” is both the title of a recent book by the economic historian Deirdre N. [read post]
29 Dec 2006, 11:08 am
Virginia Postrel seems to approve of her colleague's attack on me. [read post]
3 May 2011, 9:57 am by Walter Olson
Because, really, there’s no detail too small for the government to regulate (via Virginia Postrel). [read post]
23 Jan 2008, 3:01 pm
Extra bonus: The current issue has Virginia Postrel's Substance-of-Style-ish piece on fonts, plus an interview with the director of the documentary... [read post]
12 Jan 2016, 5:07 am
"Even when print was profitable, TNR and magazines like it weren't," says Virginia Postrel, criticizing Chris Hughes. [read post]
16 Dec 2007, 10:05 pm
Sally Satel, the receipient of Virginia Postrel's kidney (see also here), authored this amazing NY Times Magazine article in which she describes the overwhelming emotions that donors and would-be recipients go through under the current system of donating organs: A week after my 49th birthday in January 2005, half a year after being given a diagnosis of renal failure, a friend and I were drinking coffee at a Starbucks when I wondered aloud if I would find a donor before I… [read post]
10 Jun 2014, 8:03 am
Travel is promoted by the industries that profit from it, including writers who romanticize it, and I question whether the consumers who hemorrhage money and submit to the ordeals of travel even know their own minds as they profess to love travel.Now, Virginia Postrel has this essay titled "The Glamour of Getting Away/No matter how unpleasant the real journeys, travel still has a way of seducing us," and I don't see why her observations don't lead her to the… [read post]
20 Mar 2007, 11:13 pm
The irony of this happening less than 48 hours after the great Virginia Postrel extensively quotes me ragging on video-blogging does not escape me. [read post]