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Finally, the Truth About the A.I.G. Bailout - NYTimes.com

Lincoln talked of government “for the people, of the people, and by the people.” He didn’t say anything about too-big-to-fail banks.

Starr contends that the government could have spent less money on A.I.G.

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Symposium on Universal Basic Income (UBI)

Appearing in the Boston Review, discussion took place back in 2000. Philippe Van Parijs makes the opening statement and then replies to comments on it. Here’s the first few paragraphs of that statement: 244 more words

Great Rebalancing

Devolution: the basics | DEVOLUTION MATTERS

Aka smaller is better.

In essence, devolution is a way of enabling Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to have forms of self-government within the United Kingdom.

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The World Is Squared: Episode 1 – “Switzerland, Country of Joyce” — Crooked Timber

The independence of this little country is assured by the fact that it has long been understood by all the great powers bordering on the Alps that it’s probably in everyone’s best interests in the long term to have the key trade routes owned by a gang of ornery peasants who don’t want to be bothered by outsiders rather than having to fight over them all the time. 12 more words

Great Redistribution