As part of his continuing series Making Sense of financial news, Paul Solman has a unique look at the legacy of economist John Maynard Keynes, who first introduced the concept of government intervention in the economy, and his countertenor Friedrich Hayek. . . .
Today’s idea: The priest sex scandals and the Roman Polanski case show a shift in American attitudes against pedophilia, an essay says — after a period in which “some enlightened folk took a considerably more relaxed view of the question of sex with youngsters.” . . .
There's little left to argue; Detroit is home to the nation's worst school system. Having recently uncovered loads of corruption and facing bankruptcy, the district just scored historic lows on a national test . . . .
David Brady, the McCoy Professor of Political Science and deputy director of the Hoover Institution, will kick off a continuing education course examining the challenges and accomplishments of Obama's first year as president. . . .