Today, California governor Jerry Brown will sign a law raising the state’s the minimum wage (currently $10/hr – tied with Massachusetts for the highest of any state) to $15/hr by 2022. This is a big deal. Although a number of cities such as Los Angeles and Seattle have passed $15 minimum wage laws in the […]
Trump seems like a real asshole, though it’s possible he’s just saying stupid and vile things because doing so is a smart way to win office.
However, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect: As of right now, Donald Trump is morally superior to Hillary Clinton.
Consider two different people:
1. Hillie has held power […]
Our paper on adjuncts is making a big splash. So far, no one has really disputed the argument. Instead, they focus on our character, about what it says about us that we would write a paper like that. For example, see this post here, or this one here. The argument is that the fact that we focus […]
Some of his main points: US Department of Education data indicates that the full-time faculty to student ratio has remained almost constant over the past 40 years. (We published a graph showing this in our article at JBE.) So, it’s not true that full-time faculty are […]
Bobby is a brilliant scientist. So brilliant, in fact, that he builds a functional atomic bomb in his garage. Of course, Bobby strictly adheres to the non-aggression principle, so he has no plans to use his bomb to attack others. But he’s proud of his scientific accomplishment and hangs the bomb on his fireplace mantel […]
In honor of Open Borders Day, here is an excerpt from the current draft of Global Justice as Global Freedom, which Bas and I are writing for Oxford University Press. This excerpt comes from the end of chapter 5. In chapter 5, we make the preliminary case for open borders. In chapters 6 and 7, we respond to […]