A Real National Energy Policy

President Obama has enunciated a national energy policy he labels "all of the above".  That is not a policy but an enabling statement.  The...

Moving Into a New Era on Gender Discrimination

Last year I described attending a talk with Justice Ginsburg and had the distinct honor to meet her and discuss the role of the...

FrackingSense Update March 19, 2012

Last night's FrackingSense at CU and the Center for the American West was less inspiring.  An engaging Colorado political scientist at Colorado State University,...

Lean Whatever – Professional Women’s Equality

Watching for months, threatening to become years, professional women debate equality of opportunity vs. equality has culminated in a rather obvious point. In America...

China On Track To Overtake US Military Spending

As we enter another round of defense cuts, the politicians and commentators comfort the world with the statement that the US spends more than...

Boomtown North Dakota: An Introduction

Monday morning I rolled out of the driveway at 4:30 am in the Suburban bound for North Dakota.  The dogs settled down into their...

Come on Mitt – Give Us A Real Alternative Based on Growth!

In 2010 the Conservatives or Tories won the election in Britain and formed a coalition government with the silly Liberal-Democratic party.  It is a...

Radical Restructuring of Law School

  I graduated from law school at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1987.   Thanks mostly to my parents and in-state tuition, but...

Slack In The Wrong Parts of the System

  A week on the road dependent on airlines is a roller-coaster of interesting meetings interspersed with Monty Python slapstick.   My theme for the...

Obama the Academic

The furor over the President's latest comments in Roanoke, Virginia are both an example of his misunderstanding of capitalism and the hyper-partisan desire of...

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