This week: Religion, Money, Education, Nature, and Comics!
This Week: Asia, Education, Health, Money, Work, and Progress!
Move around money, watch it fly…
Maybe it wasn’t the biggest surprise to come out of the Treasury Department since FDR approved 3.2% beer during Prohibition, but Burt Likko welcomes today’s news about the government’s decision to shift the granting of high honors from one historical figure to another anyway.
This week: Money, Crime, Government, Nature, Health, Brains!
Ice cream. It’s all that.
But Burt Likko can’t enjoy it because his wallet’s fat.
Profession predisposes peoples’ political preferences. Perhaps.
Goldbugs on the loose in Austin!
It’s not news that adjunct professors don’t get paid a lot. But it is at least remarkable when life imitates Breaking Bad.
I want money (that’s what I want).
It’s the last session of class. What runs through the adjunct professor’s mind?
A squib of a post about this morning’s Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. FEC. Very brief: aggregate campaign donation limits unconstitutional.
Noam Scheiber makes a radical suggestion. Eric Posner has lots of reasons why it’ll never work. Burt Likko says, “There’s a few things neither of you bright fellows have thought of.”
Burt Likko is no rail engineer. But he is a lawyer, and that means he can offer at least one suggestion to moderate the ongoing boondoggle that is the California High Speed Rail Project.
In my business, I go to considerable efforts to make it as easy as possible for my clients to give me their money. This seems to be an ethic that DirecTV does not share.
Will getting that J.D. really pay for itself?
In Burt’s recent FP post, he takes a hypothetical bankruptcy scenario posed by Randy Harris and teases out the personal and professional ethics of the fictional players. If you haven’t read it yet, you...
I know I often disagree with him. But then there’s stuff like this: “What’s stopping Warren Buffett from paying more taxes?” is a red herring. The fundamental question is: “Why is government’s share of...
…That on April 20, of all days, I should come across a post discussing the wording of an effort to enact a repeal of Citizens United by way of amending the United States Constitution....
My former colleague Will Wilkinson offers some insightful comments on our intuitions regarding taxes, subsidies, and fiscal policy. To wit: I think the assumption on the right is that first we work to make...