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September 16, 2012
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Documents that Changed the World podcasts: Mao’s ‘Little Red Book’

For the latest installment of his Documents that Changed the World podcast series, Joe Janes takes a look at a small book that had a huge impact. “Quotations from Chairman Mao Tsetung,” also known as Mao’s “Little Red Book,” was … Continue reading

May 16, 2012
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How Public Should Public Records Be? Increased Availability Sparks Privacy Concerns

Online technology has vastly increased citizens’ access to public records such as political campaign contributions and real estate transactions. But that explosion of information availability also sparks privacy concerns and may dampen some people’s willingness to engage in public activities, … Continue reading

February 15, 2012
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Decades-old Riddle in Economics — Solved?

You could say that the economic field of benefit-cost analysis has been stuck in a loop on a specific matter for 70 years — a kind of logical figure-eight that leads not forward, but back upon itself. And you could … Continue reading