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Constitution

The Constitution: Dead or Alive

, Malcolm A. Kline

It’s interesting that some of those who would make the “living Constitution” argument seem most anxious to put the old parchment to rest. “What’s coming will be painful, frustrating, and dangerous—and it will illustrate a…

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How Government Destroys Cities

, Malcolm A. Kline

Academics have long vexed over urban studies, putting the flight out of major cities down to everything from technology to racism. Yet and still, in the last half century, “some cities were not declining despite…

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Head in Hands

Academic Bias on Human Rights

, Malcolm A. Kline

Academics have made a cottage industry of their concern over human rights but their consciousness gets raised pretty selectively. “In August, Yale University announced a new undergraduate program in human rights,” Eric A. Posner wrote…

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