By Mary Theroux | Friday December 4, 2009 at 4:35 PM PDT | 12 Comments
Remember that great Cold War movie, “WarGames“? It portrays a young computer nerd who makes his way into a government computer and sets it on a course convincing top government officials that the end of the world is imminent. Based on the computer simulation playing out on their screens, which they believe reflects reality,...
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Tags: Environment, Europe, Global Warming, Politics, Presidential Power, Propaganda, Science, Transparency, War
By Art Carden | at 9:25 AM PDT | 0 Comments
Carden, Art and Robert A. Lawson. 2009. Human Rights and Economic Liberalization, under review at Business and Politics. This paper has made the rounds at a handful of conferences and is finally available. Thanks to everyone who has offered comments and suggestions. The abstract: Using several case studies and data from the Economic Freedom...
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Tags: Business, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Criminal Justice, Economics, Fascism, Free Market, Military, Morality, Nationalization, Natural Law, Personal Liberty, Politics, Presidential Power, Privatization, Propaganda, Property Rights, Socialism, Surveillance, The State, Torture, Utilitarianism