Monthly Archives: January 2013

By Clicking OK you permit the US Government to actively monitor your computer

I am not an especially paranoid type, so I am going to accept the following at face value and not castigate it as an intelligence operation by the US Government to begin monitoring academics who study military issues.  You can … Continue reading

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You cannot Forget What You do not Know: Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

Today in the United States we have a federal holiday not due to the Presidential Inauguration, but to honor Martin Luther King, who was struck down by gunfire outside of his hotel on 4 April 1968 in Memphis, TN.  He was … Continue reading

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Addendum: Best Papers I have Read of Late

Yesterday I posted about the best papers I have read lately.  Today morning it occurs to me that I sort of left one out: Thomas E. Flores & Irfan Nooruddin. 2012. “The Broken Link Between Elections and Democratization (and How … Continue reading

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The Best Papers I have Read of Late

Because we spend so much of our time reading dreck (helping our students develop their ideas in written form that is ready for consumption by human beings, and reviewing submitted “articles” that have not yet achieved that standard) I thought I’d … Continue reading

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