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2013年09月22日 16:19

IS AMERICAN ECONOMIC GROWTH OVER? HOW GROWTH SLOWED

IS AMERICAN ECONOMIC GROWTH OVER? HOW GROWTH SLOWED

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GUEST BLOGGER Robert J. Gordon

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In August 2012 the noted American economist Robert J. Gordon raised the deliberately provocative question “Is U.S. growth over?” After much debate among economists, Gordon has updated his argument in a recent paper, which this Series provides.

This Post shows how growth SLOWED between the periods 1891-1972 and 1972-2007. The second Post will analyze HEADWINDS facing attempts to revive growth. The third Pos......

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2013年09月16日 17:46

AMERICAN MORAL EDUCATION: INTRODUCTION

AMERICAN MORAL EDUCATION: INTRODUCTION

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GUEST  BLOGGER  Heidi  M. Ravven

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An important new book, The self beyond itself, critiques Western ethics. American Jewish philosopher Heidi Ravven argues that medieval Christianity “went wrong” by adopting the punitive notion of moral Behavior as DECISIONS based on the “free will” of autonomous individuals. Ravven returns to the more positive ancient Greek view of moral Character as th......

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2013年09月09日 17:54

AMERICAN CLIMATE POLITICS: “RESPONDING TO KILLER GAS”

AMERICAN CLIMATE POLITICS: “RESPONDING TO KILLER GAS”

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GUEST  BLOGGER Craig K. Comstock

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“It's much easier to kill people with missiles in a foreign country than to undertake any transition in the U.S. economy from fossil fuels to sustainable energy.”

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This Post is one in a Series on American Climate Politics by Guest Blogger Craig K. Comstock. This Post explores similarities between the chronic politics......

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2013年09月07日 15:14

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM: LONG-RUN DEVELOPMENT

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM: LONG-RUN DEVELOPMENT

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AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM: LONG-RUN DEVELOPMENT

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DIMENSIONS OF POLITICS                   DIMENSIONS OF POSTS

Sectors: All                                          &nbsp......

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2013年09月02日 17:38

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM: MID-RUN REGIMES

AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM: MID-RUN REGIMES

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AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONALISM: MID-RUN REGIMES

From New Deal toward Market State?

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DIMENSIONS OF POLITICS DIMENSIONS OF POSTS

Sectors: All Importance: ****

Level: National Scope: USA only

Period: Middle run Process: Elite politics.

MAIN TOPIC: CONSTITUTIONALISM Treatment: Background. Analysis.

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MID-RUN DYNAMICS 1

PROGRESSIVE RISE AND DEC......

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