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Economics of Poor Governance

Ideas about “structural reforms” get copy-pasted from one development report to another, and for a good reason. These recommendations—basically about improving the economy’s fundamentals—indeed matters. But guess who’s supposed to implement them? 541 more words

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The Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

For those trying to understand why the grand jury in the Michael Brown case came to the decision not to indict Darren Wilson, this appears to be a very good accounting: 253 more words

Slavery or spirit

Paul’s letter to the believers in Rome (Part 2): Romans 5–8:17

Paul described his struggle with being righteous as a battle of his mind, which wanted to obey God, with his sinful nature: 144 more words

Jesus

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Released From Hospital

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was discharged and sent home from a hospital on Thanksgiving Day after undergoing a procedure to clear a blocked artery, a spokeswoman said. 102 more words

Quick Post: Haaretz, 'nation-state-bill', and comparisons to 1930s nationalist Europe

Polarisation of Israeli society over the ‘nation-state-bill’ is starting to pick up as current president Rivlin and former president Peres come out against the bill, among various MKs. 142 more words

Israel

Things you should know...

I’ve just finished reading through my law flashcards for the nth time in preparation for an upcoming NCTJ exam in essential law for journalists.

Here are a few interesting things you should know about media tricks of the trade and the law: 686 more words

Law

What Annoys Jeff this Week?

1. Grown adults. I’m totally on board with kids being excited to see the snow. I’ll even forgive students who are excited at getting the day off. 522 more words

What Annoys Jeff This Week?