Author Archives: Mike

Moved Over

I’ve been blogging away over at my new blog at Next New Deal, come join me over there!  Here’s the new rss feed. I might post here once in a great while, mostly to draw additional attention to recent non-blog … Continue reading

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Article on Mass Incarceration at Jacobin, Plus Some Additional Links

[I've moved blogs - check out the Next New Deal Rortybomb blog, here is the new rss feed, and here is this post over at the new site.] The Spring 2012 issue of Jacobin is now online.  It has a lot of great content … Continue reading

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What Should You Know About the Quebec Student Strikes and Occupations?

[I'm moving blogs - check out the Next New Deal Rortybomb blog, here is the new rss feed, and here is this post over at the new site. I move over entirely Wednesday, and will cross post until then.] One thing to remember … Continue reading

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Does Expansionary Monetary Policy Primarily Benefit Finance and Rentiers?

[I'm moving blogs - check out the Next New Deal Rortybomb blog, here is the new rss feed, and here is this post over at the new site. I move over entirely Wednesday, and will cross post until then.] Joe Weisenthal calls it … Continue reading

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What Does “Fair Value” Accounting Say About the Government?

[I'm moving blogs - check out the Next New Deal Rortybomb blog, here is the new rss feed, and here is this post over at the new site. I move over entirely Wednesday, and will cross post until then.] Charles Lane had an … Continue reading

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Some Links and a Quick Thought on Obamacare’s Economic Activity/Inactivity Distinction

[I'm moving blogs - check out the Next New Deal Rortybomb blog, here is the new rss feed, and here is this post over at the new site. I move over entirely Wednesday, and will cross post until then.] My vacation started off … Continue reading

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How Can Herbert Spencer’s 1892 Revisions to his Social Statics Help Us Understand Conservative Opposition to the Individual Mandate?

[I'm moving blogs - check out the Next New Deal Rortybomb blog, here is the new rss feed, and here is this post over at the new site. I move over entirely Wednesday, and will cross post until then.] What … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Move to the New Blog

Back from a lovely honeymoon (why doesn’t everyone move to Iceland?), and now it’s time to get back to the hustle. Exciting news: this blog is moving over to a new site: Next New Deal’s Rortybomb Blog. Next New Deal is … Continue reading

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Vacation is all I’ve ever wanted, until April 12th.

And with that, on vacation until April 12th.  Belated honeymoon.  Heading to Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik.  Anyone have any tips on things to do in those cities?  Can I approach them like how I approach cities in the United … Continue reading

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New Article and Paper on the State Public Workforce Losses in 2011

I have a new article at The Nation – For States That Went Red in 2010, Massive Public Sector Job Losses Came Next.  There’s also a very short research brief from Roosevelt Institute - The GOP’s State Project of Slashing the … Continue reading

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