Robert C. Hockett (Cornell): Ten Years On: What Have We Learned? What Have We Done? What Must We Do? Ross P. Buckley (UNSW), Emilios Avgouleas (Edinburgh), and Douglas W. Arner (Hong Kong): Three Major Financial Crises: What Have We Learned. Was the Great Recession more damaging than the Great Depression? The big con: Laurence Kotlikoff on reassessing the “Great” Recession and its “fix”. Edward Balleisen (Duke) and Melissa B. Jacoby (UNC): Consumer Protection After the Global Financial Crisis. Saule Omarova (Cornell): The “Too Big To Fail” Problem. Onur Ozgode (Northwestern): The Emergence of Systemic Risk: Federal Reserve, Bailouts, and Monetary Government at the Limits. This simple tool could help prevent the next financial crisis, yet the Fed refuses to use it.

Matthias Kranke and David Yarrow (Warwick): The Global Governance of Systemic Risk: How Measurement Practices Tame Macroprudential Politics. Alex Bryan (King’s): The Dominating Effects of Economic Crises. The populist revolt is not against the crash, or even its immediate aftermath, but against the nature of the recovery: Jonathan Levy reviews Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World by Adam Tooze (and more).


Julia Moses (Sheffield): Social Citizenship and Social Rights in an Age of Extremes: T. H. Marshall’s Social Philosophy in the Longue Duree. The major scandal engulfing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, explained (and more and more). Democrats don’t need any more presidential candidates — they need senators. Death to minimalism: Take away the unnecessary, untidy, and intricate and you take away a place’s soul. Weighing the case for progress in an age of anxiety: George Scialabba reviews It’s Better Than It Looks: Reasons for Optimism in an Age of Fear by Gregg Easterbrook; 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari; and America: The Farewell Tour by Chris Hedges. The first chapter from The Secular Enlightenment by Margaret C. Jacob.

From Congressional Research Service, a report on African American Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2018. Pentagon may tap military pay, pensions for border wall. Aurelian Craiutu reviews In Search of Isaiah Berlin: A Literary Adventure by Henry Hardy. Why we need H.R. 1: If Democrats fail to act, we run the real risk of backsliding into voting restrictions that resemble the Jim Crow era. Why North Korea’s restored rocket site isn’t cause for worry — yet. This could be the beginning of the end for Facebook’s social network. Candidate pledges to reject corporate PAC money don’t mean much. What we owe a rabbit: Thomas Nagel reviews Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals by Christine M. Korsgaard.

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