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The Never-Ending Campaign

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Fran Moreland Johns

We have HOW long until the next presidential election? Some of us just want to say: Give it a rest... but there seems little chance. Recently I rode ...

When Crime Becomes Comedy... and Tragedy at the Same Time

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 06.03.2014 | San Francisco
Fran Moreland Johns

California State Senator Leland Yee is the centerpiece of an improbable media bonanza. Yee has been charged with seven federal felonies and continues to draw a salary despite having been suspended.

Shelby Steele: On Minority Communities' Evolution From The Civil Rights Movement To Today

92nd Street Y | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

As part of our ongoing partnership with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, we spoke with Senior Fellow Shelby Steele about the changes he ...

Why Doesn't SCOTUS Let Universities Run Themselves?

Defining Ideas | Posted 10.09.2012 | College

Rather than place restrictions on race-based preferences, the Supreme Court should let colleges run themselves. Should institutions of higher educa...

What's Next for the California Reform Industry?

Joe Rodota | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics
Joe Rodota

So what looks appetizing on the California reform menu, and what should be sent back to the kitchen?

Other Economists in the Room

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane Smiley

I don't disagree with Paul Krugman, but he is missing out on some big issues that also need to be discussed and understood before we actually know what is going on in our world.