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Thomas Piketty has power that heterodox economists never had

Long-time readers of this blog know that I am an apostate of the economics discipline. When I was 17, I wanted to study something that would be useful to help make the world a better place. I thought that economics would meet that requirement, and it ... [Published Crooked Timber - 6 hours ago]
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Workplace Freedom: A Primer for Alan Dershowitz

Alan Dershowitz expresses his opinion on academic freedom, the Salaita case, and why UIUC natural scientists appear to have been less likely than social scientists and humanities people to support him. Some, including Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard law ... [Published Crooked Timber - 11 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jim Henley needs your help

People who’ve been reading this blog for a long time won’t need to be told who Jim Henley is. He’s been blogging longer than we have (if we’re a product of the mid-Cretaceous, he’s been doing it since the early Jurassic). He’s also a wonderful guy. ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
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First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Expand your perspective

The very insightful Ethan Zuckerman recently gave a convocation speech at his alma mater, Williams College. While his specific angle was not about this, I read it as a nice call for the importance of international students on campus, and of studying ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sunday Photoblogging: On The Water

Motorboat! Sailboat and biplane! ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scottish Voter Turnout

So, Scotland remains part of the United Kingdom. This morning on the bus (I should run a series called “Idle Data Analysis on the Bus”) I looked at how the high turnout compared to other Scottish elections. Data on turnout is easily available back to ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Scotland Referendum Open Thread.

I’ll be open about my preference, only in order to tell a story. The issue came up last week in a class of mine which contains a student from the UK. I made an off-hand comment (overstating the case) that I was a bit shocked to find out that I am a hard ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Infinite Leisure Theory of Chattel Slavery

So, I was reading The Carolina Low-Country, published in 1931, which is a multi-author description of the physical beauty and lost culture of chivalric uh whatever of the Low Country, with a large section of Negro Spirituals in Gullah. (In practice this ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Freedom of the University

In January 1951, Robert Maynard Hutchins , President and later Chancellor at the University of Chicago, published a short paper in Ethics , called “The Freedom of the University”. Any academic who hasn’t read it, should read it. And if you are currently ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Night Will Fall and German Concentration Camps Factual Survey

André Singer (the documentarian who made The Act of Killing ) appeared on Radio 4’s Front Row yesterday to talk about his new documentary, Night Will Fall , a film about yet another documentary – this one the previously unreleased German Concentration ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ein Bundesrepublik Britannien?

There’s a day to go before the Scottish independence vote. The opinion polls are fairly even; the bookies are backing “no”. But it could go either way. I’ve swung both ways on the issue, but I’m now firmly hoping that “no” will win, though I think that ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Krautmas only comes once a year …

But here are two belated presents – take your choice as to which one you put beneath your poisonwood tree. George Scialabba tries to see (as George always does), the good side. For the tragic waste of Krauthammer’s considerable talents represented ... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 16 2014]

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Jim Henley needs your help [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
Expand your perspective [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
Sunday Photoblogging: On The Water [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
Scottish Voter Turnout [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 19 2014]
Scotland Referendum Open Thread. [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 19 2014]
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Scotland [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 13 2014]
Musical Purity and Odd Histories [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 10 2014]
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Rawls, Bentham and the Laffer Curve [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 08 2014]
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UI Trustee Breaks Ranks! Chancellow Distances H... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 05 2014]
Not to Mention, I Respect You With My Art [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 05 2014]
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Universities are highly responsive to very rich... [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 03 2014]
Reading the Salaita Papers [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 03 2014]
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Sunday Photoblogging: The Last Day of Summer [Published Crooked Timber - Aug 31 2014]
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Thomas Piketty has power that heterodox economi... [Published Crooked Timber - 6 hours ago]
Long-time readers of this blog know that I am an apostate of the economics discipline. When I was 17, I wanted to study something that would be useful to help make the world a better place. I thought that economics would meet that requirement, and it ...
Workplace Freedom: A Primer for Alan Dershowitz [Published Crooked Timber - 11 hours ago]
Alan Dershowitz expresses his opinion on academic freedom, the Salaita case, and why UIUC natural scientists appear to have been less likely than social scientists and humanities people to support him. Some, including Alan Dershowitz, a Harvard law ...
Jim Henley needs your help [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
People who’ve been reading this blog for a long time won’t need to be told who Jim Henley is. He’s been blogging longer than we have (if we’re a product of the mid-Cretaceous, he’s been doing it since the early Jurassic). He’s also a wonderful guy. ...
Expand your perspective [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
The very insightful Ethan Zuckerman recently gave a convocation speech at his alma mater, Williams College. While his specific angle was not about this, I read it as a nice call for the importance of international students on campus, and of studying ...
Sunday Photoblogging: On The Water [Published Crooked Timber - Sep 21 2014]
Motorboat! Sailboat and biplane! ...
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