Tag: governance

Ed Glaeser joins Brian Anderson to discuss how cities can overcome Covid, remote work, crime, and misgovernance. Glaeser’s new book, Survival of the City: Living and Thriving in an Age of Isolation, is out now.

Find the transcript of this conversation and more at City Journal.

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From Lebanon’s beginning as a separate entity, political power in Lebanon has been to some degree pre-allocated on the basis of sect, or religious community.  This tendency was expressed by the Ottoman Millet system, was expanded and codified by France during the mandate, and has formed the basis of Lebanese political life since independence when: […]

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MARIJUANA AND PLASTIC BAGS Most of us are old enough to remember when plastic grocery bags were legal but not marijuana. If envy really is the only deadly sin which does not provide even temporary pleasure, then it’s my unhappy lot to look on as Colorado, Alaska, Oregon and Washington (state and District) legalize recreational marijuana […]

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