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RIP Dennis Lane

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I knew Dennis Lane only slightly: I occasionally commented on his blog, he commented on mine once or twice, and I met and talked to him several times at Howa...

The long game in Columbia

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One political faction obtains a solid majority and uses it to push through a far-reaching initiative, only to have their dominance threatened in a subsequent...

Weekend reading: Wealth and politics

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Here’s another in an intermittent series of posts on articles I found interesting; this one focuses on issues related to wealth, politics, and how they inter...