‘There Is a Different Set of Rules for Someone Like Donald Trump’ FAIR. On the tax story.
— there are irrational reasons for this, but also a rational one, writes James Harold (Mount Holyoke)
— one wonders whether such a project would be possible, eventually, for parts of philosophy
— Shane Wilkins on the Presidential Management Fellowship, a 2-year program to train recent graduate degree earners for positions in the US federal government
— and, says Fiona Woollard (Southampton), “this matters because in order to think properly about the ethics of abortion we need to know what being pregnant is like”
— what’s better: fewer kids created, each with a lower chance of injury in a car crash, or more kids created, each with a higher chance of such injury? (via Robert Long)
— Will Fleisher (Northeastern) responds to Alexandra Plakias (Hamilton)
— professors in some other disciplines can, too
Manipulative tactics are the norm in political emails (PDF) Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), Princeton. “Manipulative political discourse undermines voters’ autonomy and thus threatens democracy. Using a newly assembled corpus of more than 100,000 political emails from over 2,800 political campaigns and organizations sent during the 2020 U.S. election cycle, we find that manipulative tactics are the norm, not the exception.” Shocking but true!