• Ecological crises ranging from climate change to biodiversity loss arise when self-interest outweighs the common good; for example, people aware of the catastrophic social costs of carbon emissions drive anyway because it is personally convenient. Markets, in theory, channel self-interested, competitive behavior towards the common good, …

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  • Reviewing The Public Professor by M.V. Lee Badgett, NYU Press, 2016 The United States has allowed very few Syrian refugees to enter the country. The Republicans argue that they all pose a security risk; and, the Democrats respond that several screening procedures—employed by the FBI, CIA, the State Department, and immigration authorities—are …

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