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Efficiency and equality (3): The IMF and a look at some policies

In the preceding two posts I looked at two different reasons why the “Big Tradeoff” between equality and efficiency might not be so great after all. 1,101 more words

Economics

RESCUER AND UNRAVELER

It is the American Southeast and Congress (currently under control of the regressive Southeastern United States) which put those like the current Unraveler in power. It is up to the American public to become better educated and more intelligent, in order to forestall such fiascos and resume the nation’s social progress.

Education

#MeToo

I was going to write about my trip to Minnesota. I was going to write about feeling like a kid again with my big brother and sister. 601 more words

Books, Journaling, Wedding, Country

A Woman's Place is in the House

Kayla Ishkanian and Priscilla Mak

Now in the program’s fifth year, the University of Toronto Women in House program brings young women from undergraduate and graduate programs across the university to Parliament Hill. 1,047 more words

Public Policy

Keep National Parks Safe, Know Your Chocolate

The rise in artisanal cacao farming, as we have noted on occasion, can have important implications for conservation. Whether you are a chocoholic or just a casual dabbler in the sweet bi-product of cacao, this report deserves your attention (click on the image to go to the source): 437 more words

Conservation

Cornell University Assistant Professorship in Gender, Race, and Environmental Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Africana Studies & Research Center (ASRC) and Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program (FGSS) at Cornell University invite applicants for a joint tenure-track position for scholars working at the intersection of gender, race, and environmental studies at the rank of assistant professor. 82 more words

Tenure-track

Weekly Round-Up #4: Policy Failure and Challenges

Hello again! Welcome back for another round of student public policy posts. They are as good as ever, only more depressing than most weeks. I don’t… 555 more words

Weekly Round-Up