The travails of Gordon College continue: The Lynn public school district this week severed an 11-year partnership with Gordon College, citing the college’s opposition to federal hiring protection for gays and lesbians. The move ended a partnership that had sent dozens of Gordon student volunteers into the city’s public schools. The decision by the Lynn School Committee on Thursday…Read More »
If you are not familiar with the free rider problem, here is part of Wikipedia’s entry on it: A free rider, in economics, refers to someone who benefits from resources, goods, or services without paying for the cost of the benefit. The term “free rider” was first used in economic theory of public goods, but similar concepts have been…Read More »
Following soon after Howie Carr’s scathing column about Deval’s twin comes Jeff Jacoby, Baker’s friend at the Globe, instructing right-leaning unenrolled voters to skip the GOP primary.
http://www.bostonglobe.com/opi… Republican-leaning unenrolled voters have a compelling reason to vote in Democratic primaries: In this state, that’s where most of the action is. Now and then, the beleaguered Massachusetts GOP treats itself…
What an endorsement! I dare any Republican to question the soundness of the Globe’s reasoning. Always a supporter of abortion rights and gay marriage, Baker now takes pains to draw attention to his moderation on social issues. He’s not promising any big cuts, either to taxes or the budget. Times have changed, he says, and the state’s not bleeding…Read More »
Daniel Larison sets the record straight: Enthusiasm for a possible Warren run among some on the left stems mainly from her domestic policy views, and I suspect some people assume that these have to be paired with a less hawkish foreign policy. However, it is more likely that Warren will try to balance any populist positions she takes on domestic…Read More »