Image via Wikipedia Meet the Tiger Elders, with lawyers on speed-dial. Citing the New York Times, the blog Overlawyered notes that a law has been proposed in China that would require adult children to visit their elderly parents… or face a law suit. China is facing an aging population that will increase pension and health care costs, Baby […]
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I must have driven past Michelangelo Ristorante hundreds of times during law school, and I still do regularly. I don’t know what took me so long to try it out. Not the only restaurant on the stretch of Highland Drive just south of the intersection of Highland Dr. and 1300 E , Michelangelo Ristorante is […]
Cover of Statecraft as Soulcraft I recently picked up an old book by one of the more articulate columnists and thinkers I enjoy reading, “Statecraft as Soulcraft: What Government Does” by George Will. In this circa 1983 book, Will writes in tight, literate sentences, unraveling the genealogy of conservatism, questioning what it is that conservatives really believe. […]
If I didn’t lose you with that wonk-ish sounding title, there’s a good possibility I’ll lose you a little later, so let me summarize: new research suggests that government spending doesn’t actually help the economy all that much. Bear with me as I explain. Some economists of the Keynesian persuasion believe that in a recession […]
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