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Goldsmith on Online Student Writing

Published October 28th, 2016 -

Jack has a great post up on Lawfare about online writing by law students.  The piece reflects Jack’s thinking on: why students should write for the public; which kinds of student writing tend to work (and which don’t); how to write well for an onli... More »


Andy Stern on Universal Basic Income

Published June 14th, 2016 -

Andy Stern, former president of SEIU, released a book today in which he argues for a universal basic income in the United States.  Raising the Floor focuses on the impact of new technologies on the labor market, a subject we’ve been covering here at OnLa... More »


Class Bias on Display at the D.C. Circuit

Published May 26th, 2016 -

When it comes to imposing remedies, the NLRB is as toothless as an infant.  When an employer issues threats to its workers, or when it refuses to bargain with a newly certified union, the standard remedy is an order to cease and desist, plus a requirement that... More »


New OECD Study Finds Lower Job Threat from Robots

Published May 19th, 2016 -

An important new paper published for the OECD predicts that robots and automation will impact far fewer jobs than the now-famous 47% number established by Frey & Osborne.  The OECD paper estimates that 9% of jobs in the United States are at risk of automat... More »


Economic Inequality

Published December 2nd, 2015 -

As Brian Mahoney reports this morning, the Institute for Policy Studies has a new report out on economic inequality.  Here’s one of the report’s staggering findings: America’s 20 wealthiest people — a group that could fit comfortably in one single ... More »