Gift economies

by Henry Farrell on September 8, 2007

Christopher Caldwell is a columnist whom I usually find quite annoying, but his “attack today”: (unfortunately behind the paywall) on Bill Clinton’s forthcoming book on charitable giving gets to the crux of the issue. [click to continue…]


by Jon Mandle on September 8, 2007

So which Republican candidate will be first to match or beat bin Laden’s 2.5% flat tax proposal? I wonder what his plan for health care reform looks like.

The Invention of Tradition

by Kieran Healy on September 8, 2007

Compare and contrast this:

With this:

Looks like everything in rugby has gotten more professional over the past 25 years. Bonus haka (vs Ireland) below the fold.

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