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James M. Buchanan, Segregation, and Virginia’s Massive Resistance

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/11/2020 - 5:51pm in

Later "Nobel" prize winner James Buchanan took his first policy stance by supporting segregation in Virginia via proto charter schools.

The Language of Slavery

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/11/2020 - 1:55am in

A language directive via the New York Times! Will it take hold?

Victims of Nuclear Bomb Tests on U.S. Soil 75 Years Ago Continue to Seek Justice

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/11/2020 - 10:36pm in

The US conducted nuclear tests that damaged the health of generations of New Mexico residents—who remain uncompensated.

The Collateral Damage to Children’s Education During Lockdown

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 09/11/2020 - 6:35pm in

High-quality before and after tests in the Netherlands suggest at-home lockdown education was a complete bust for primary school kids.

Americans Didn’t Vote for Change. For Many, It Wasn’t on the Ballot

Yves here. There will be many articles trying to explain what happened to the Democrats’ blue wave. This one is close on the heels of the result, which means it reflects beliefs at or shortly after the vote, as opposed to later lines of thought. And the writers made an effort to speak to Trump […]

How Covid-19 Is Increasing Support for Social Spending

Quelle surprise! Americans want better social safety nets, particularly now with the Covid wolf at the door.

How Lack of Wealth Is a Wage Trap

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/11/2020 - 1:55am in

How wealth inequality influences income inequality, particularly at low wage levels.

Ending Regime Change – in Bolivia and the World

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 5:16pm in

How democracy triumphed in Bolivia...despite the best efforts of the US.

Revisiting the Rise of Italian Fascism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 29/10/2020 - 12:55am in

The example of Mussolini suggests that fear of socialist policies played a big role in the rise of fascism.

Residential Evictions Bearing Down on Many Tenants

Winter is coming, and unless something major changes, with it, evictions.

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