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Monday, March 25, 2013
Where the action is
Loyal readers will notice that I haven't posted much on these pages in a while. I'm devoting my blogging energies these days to Misc...
Monday, February 18, 2013
Raising barriers to voting, with predictable consequences
What happens to the electorate when you tighten up rules for voting? Does everyone have a harder tim...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Andrew Gelman is right: this graph is pretty bad. If you want to get a sense of what temperature t...
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Are (some) academic stresses self-imposed?
Dan Drezner makes some nice points in response to the Forbes article that lists academia as one of the least stressful occupations. Whil...
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Finally, a good film about the presidency
I saw "Lincoln" the other night. This is a very good and very rich film -- it contains ...
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Superman II: Kal-El is Horny
In my ongoing efforts to visit the sins of the father on my children, I recently watched "Sup...
Monday, November 26, 2012
Don't blame me; it was just my unrestrained id that tried to rape you
If you want to understand American gender relations in the 1960s, skip "Mad Men" and tun...
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