Monday, November 24, 2014
  1. The Drag on E-Cigarettes

    Jacques Le Houezec

    The Drag on E-Cigarettes


     wants governments and health authorities to recognize the lifesaving potential of e-cigarettes.

    E-cigarettes MomentiMedia/Flickr

    New nicotine-delivery systems like e-cigarettes are not just temporary aids for people attempting to quit smoking cigarettes; they could act as long-term alternatives to tobacco, making the virtual elimination of high-risk tobacco consumption a real possibility. So why are health authorities discouraging their use? READ MORE

  2. Philosopher Kings Versus Philosopher Presidents

    Robert Skidelsky
  3. The Economic Consequences of Sex

    Mukesh Eswaran

    The Economic Consequences of Sex


     finds compelling the post-modernist view that women are constrained by socially constructed ideas.

    Zambia Africa woman Georgina Smith/Flickr

    If assumptions about gender (such as innate differences in abilities) have become intellectually untenable, why do gender differences in economic outcomes persist? Economists have recently identified a fundamental reason in a phenomenon that remains pervasive: the gap in autonomy (or bargaining power) between women and men. READ MORE

  4. Rank Stupidity?

    Blaise Cronin
  5. Criminalizing Consent?

    Sarah Hawkes

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