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Questions That Blur Political Party Lines

Fall 2008


Forum


The education people need; Prison policy reform; Thinking about energy; What is science policy?; Science and democracy


From the Hill


Progress on 2009 budget stalled; Consumer product safety changes approved; Higher Education Act reauthorized; EPA delays decision on regulating greenhouse gases; Yucca Mountain's future examined


Editor’s Journal: Questions That Blur Political Party Lines


Kevin Finneran


Perspective: Be Careful What You Wish For: A Cautionary Tale about Budget Doubling


Richard B. Freeman, John Van Reenen


Perspective: Reexamining the Patent System


Robert Hunt, Brian Kahin


Restructuring the Military