Aldo Musacchio (Harvard) and Sergio G. Lazzarini (IIER): Leviathan in Business: Varieties of State Capitalism and Their Implications for Economic Performance. From Essays in Philosophy, a special issue on Aesthetics and the Senses. The veil of opulence: As the selection of Paul Ryan shows, the schism between the Obama and Romney doctrines of fairness is wide — but only one of them offers the moral clarity needed to guide policy. From Too Much, in plutocracy, only moguls have megaphones. David Carr is wondering how far magazines must fall: Making a weekly newsmagazine has always been tough, but the root of Newsweek’s continued losses lies in a changing marketplace. For the first time in U.S. history, a major party will nominate Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates neither of whom are Protestants.

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