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COVID-19 and the Law

April 9, 2020 at 5:21 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

[MUSIC PLAYING] JOSH SHARFSTEIN: Welcome to Public Health On Call, a new podcast from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Our focus is the novel coronavirus. I’m Josh Sharfstein, a faculty member at Johns Hopkins and also a former Secretary of Maryland’s Health Department. Our goal with this podcast is to bring evidence

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Principles of Microecon 78 – Government Failures – Information Problems

April 8, 2020 at 12:21 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

In this video, we’ll look at a government failure. Government failures occur when the government intervenes in the economy in such a way that things get worse rather than better. Generally, economists believe that free, competitive markets are fairly efficient. However, most economists make exceptions for cases of market failures – which I cover in

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“Principles of Microecon 78 – Government Failures – Information Problems”

Government to Business #2: What must you focus on?

April 4, 2020 at 12:21 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Welcome to Government to Business, the go-to location for executives delivering digital services to business. And now here’s your host, Gavin Atkinson. Gavin: G’day folks and welcome to Government to Business. In this second episode I thought I’d actually address the primary issue, the first thing you should always be thinking about when it comes

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Coronavirus: People Will Die because this Government Wasted Time | Professor John Ashton

April 3, 2020 at 10:21 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

We’re in a really serious emergency situation now. It looks as though the virus at the moment is centred in London and in Hampshire, but it’s beginning to move up the country. And over the next few days we’re going to see a lot more hospital admissions, and sadly a quite a steady increase in

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Here’s What Martial Law In The US Would Actually Look Like

at 5:21 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s finally happened, a less-than-ethical bioresearch company accidentally released the T-virus. It all started with a cough, some difficulty breathing, and pretty soon Tyrants, zombie dogs, and those gross guys with the long tongues started running rampant. Now there’s only one way to enforce the quarantine that will save America- forget social distancing, it’s time

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The Future of Government in CEE

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As Central and Eastern Europe marks over 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, it’s worth pausing for a moment to celebrate the region’s impressive progress in improving life for ordinary citizens. The economic growth leaders, Poland and Slovakia, have increased their GDP by seven-fold; and many other countries in the region have

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90 second explainer: coalition government likely in Israel

April 2, 2020 at 5:21 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Australia has woken up to some truly remarkable political news coming out of Israel overnight. The head of the Blue and White Party Benny Gantz ,who actually holds the mandate to form government, made the fateful decision to take steps to join a unity government with Benjamin Netanyahu of the Likud Party and give Netanyahu

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Government Surveillance: Security v. Liberty? [Fourth Branch]

March 27, 2020 at 12:21 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

I’m a naval officer who had a top-secret clearance in the Bush administration working at the Department of Homeland Security and it happened to me, so it can happen to you. There are two broad categories of government surveillance. The first category relates to criminal surveillance and that’s the mechanism by which federal prosecutors obtain

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