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Bill de Blasio as a Snapshot of Contemporary Liberal Politics

John Cassidy of The New Yorker has a brief comment on Bill de Blasio, the presumptive next mayor of NYC. Cassidy sees in de Blasio potential signs of a new political orientation for liberals: Since the days of Bill Clinton … Continue reading

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Budget austerity and its (lack of) effects on (Irish) health

The British Medical Journal has an article up detailing the effects of Ireland’s post-2008 budget austerity program on the nation’s health, including its mental health. It doesn’t look like there’s been much of a negative effect: Ireland is – after … Continue reading

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