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Devolving Housing Benefit?

Yesterday, finally, we published a report that has been evolving (or devolving) for the last 7 or 8 months. The paper, written with Mark Stephens and Janice Blenkinsopp, was for Shelter Scotland and concerned itself with the devolution of Housing Benefit (HB) and the long term rebalancing of housing subsidy. 1,070 more words

Public Policy

Accounting commuting cost complexities

I confess it’s been overwhelming keeping up with all the debate over the Metro Vancouver public transportation plebiscite, but no matter where you come from, the… 189 more words

Public Interest

São Paulo, bikes, buses and prosecution

by Daniel Wagner*

“In the end, the agenda is the stupidity of the automobile. 500 new cars are sold in São Paulo every day. So a lot of things should be done in the direction of discouraging individual means of transportation and encouraging public transportation. 881 more words

Opinions

Another Governing Fiasco

“If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” —Thomas Jefferson…

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Arizona

How International Criminal Law has Neglected Gender-Related Crimes

Gender-related crimes rarely take the forefront when it comes to prosecuting states for violations of international criminal law. Some progress has been made since the creation of the International Criminal Court (ICC), but this progress has been slow and largely ineffective. 1,259 more words

Public Policy

An Insider's View

Post by Anthony Rodriguez, MPP candidate ’16

I begin my third quarter at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs with an invigorating new perspective on the world of International Development. 246 more words

Public Policy