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Capital control restrictions

February 1st, 2011 in Economics 0 comments

More than 250 economists have signed a letter urging the Obama administration to rethink capital-control restrictions. International relations professor Kevin Gallagher, one of the signers of the letter, writes in a Guardian commentary that “for better or worse, trade policy is back in style.” “The economists should be listened to: US trade treaties should not… MORE

The Joseph Vacher Trial: Forensic Science’s First OJ Case!

February 1st, 2011 in Crime, Media, Videos 0 comments

It might not be the drama of the OJ Simpson case that drew us in for weeks on end as we waited to see if the gloves fit. But if televisions were around in the 1890s, viewers might have tuned into watch the 1898 trial of serial killer Joseph Vacher, who had confessed to nearly… MORE