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Latinos, Republicans and Government

In the wake of the thrashing the GOP got at the polls last month, the media has been filled with stories highlighting the demographic shifts deemed responsible for Obama’s win and, more importantly, Romney’s loss. A number of pundits, both … Continue reading

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A disappointing performance

I know he’s a Republican in disguise, but I nevertheless held out for the hope that Obama would at least give lip service to the notion that government has an extremely important role to play in the betterment of society, … Continue reading

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Economics as Ideology

One of the more interesting developments to emerge out of the current crisis is the growing recognition among prominent economists that the discipline has either failed to address the pressing issues of the day (by either not anticipating the crisis … Continue reading

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