Marginal Revolutions on Democracy: The Game Show

I asked Tyler Cowen what he thought of the public policy game show idea. He posted my request for comments, and there has been some helpful stuff from his readers: Sandeep notes that Scott Adams already thought of it: As president, I would solve all the world’s problems by creating a reality TV show where… Continue reading Marginal Revolutions on Democracy: The Game Show

Post-Communist Russia: “a Walpurgis Night in which all cats are gray”

I don’t know nearly as much about the years following the fall of Communism in the Soviet Union as I would like to. I know the basics: that Yeltsin won against Gorbachev and instituted free market reforms, and I know that most state industries came under the control of former Communist Party members, and it’s… Continue reading Post-Communist Russia: “a Walpurgis Night in which all cats are gray”

Saul Alinsky in 2008: Radicalism Revisited

To some conservatives, the fact that both Clinton and Obama have connections to Saul Alinsky (of Rules for Radicals and Reveille for Radicals fame) is the dirty Communist Party affiliation of this election. In truth, Clinton’s thesis (pdf) on Alinsky provoked more comment as a secret than it has as a public document, while Obama’s… Continue reading Saul Alinsky in 2008: Radicalism Revisited

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