From the Cover


The Double Standard in Environmental Science

Can science abide political causes?



The Rise and Decline of Unions

Unions are a corporatist institution, and as such they cannot prosper in a competitive economy.

Health & Medicine

The Fairness of Malpractice Settlements

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the adjudication process appears to treat physicians well.

Telecommunications & Technology

Net Neutrality: A Radical Form of Non‐​Discrimination

Regulators should not interfere with the "coming exoflood."

Research & Development

The Pathologies of Institutional Review Boards

Are IRBs the "least worst" way to promote research ethics?


The Anti‐ Constitutional Culture of Class Action Law

An expected Supreme Court case involving Wal-Mart may radically alter the American legal landscape.

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