If, as I’ve been arguing, Gary Johnson’s presence in the race slightly helps Hillary Clinton— because Johnson’s support, although drawing from both sides, draws slightly more potential Trump voters than potential Clinton voters, due to Trump’s fragile hold on parts of the Republican coalition– then the implication is that a decline in Johnson’s support […]
More of my “Clinton supporters should really stop complaining about Gary Johnson taking Millennial voters” blogging.
The 538 “snake” (here, scroll down, you’ll know it when you see it) currently identifies New Hampshire as the tipping point– it’s the state that gets Clinton across the 270 finish line, and it’s also the last state […]
(An earlier version of this post miscalculated and overstated the benefit to Clinton in the states model at 1%-2% rather than .3%-1.1%. The figures, accompanying spreadsheet, and lists of states have been corrected; the substantive conclusions do not change, except to more strongly emphasize that the benefit to Clinton is small. The figures from the […]
“We have work to do.”
In light of the renewed attention to questions of “safe spaces” and academic freedom, I’ll repost the link to my long post on the topic from last spring.
The university is an association for the discovery, transmission, and preservation of knowledge… originally defined in part by the literal walls […]
The invaluable site Bookforum offers a roundup of links on libertarianism, several to pieces by (or reviews of work by) BHL bloggers, and others of direct interest, such as Peter Boettke and Rosolino Candela’s Liberal Libertarianism: Why Libertarianism Is a Liberal View.
The Department of Justice report seems to provide enough evidence to justify ending federal contracting with private prison firms.
But the gaps it identifies between public and private prisons are very, very much smaller than the gaps between the American public carceral state and either a) normal conditions (including the prevalence of incarceration itself) in […]