Work Life: new podcast experiment

The Bedrosian Center is experimenting …

An audio book club. We’ll gather 3-4 faculty to discuss a book that has some governance relevance to jaw about it.

This is a huge book, I asked them to keep it to 45 minutes … ha! Our team decided to split it into two segments.

Part 1 addresses Piketty’s grand scholarly undertaking, why a data driven economics book is a sudden “summer” bestseller, as well as some of the economic theory behind Piketty’s now famous equation R > G.



In part 2, our discussion turns to Piketty’s prediction of greater inequality.


two fates

if you live in Los Angeles, this might seem vaguely familiar … my dear (awesome) friend is adding some positive street art to the scene.

“I promise not to lose her again”

Obsessed. I bought this album last summer, amid a SoCal bands kick, strictly for the song “Airplanes.” Released in 2010, Gorilla Manor is one of my favorite albums, and yes, I’ve been obsessed with it for the last few months. I listenedd a few times last summer – but I was so focused on the perfection of “Airplanes” and was…

pleasure and pain

So I’ve been thinking about some things for a while and I’m not sure where I want to go with this post, but I have some thoughts and questions that need to get out. A few weeks (or months) ago a man I was corresponding with asked about my feelings about domination and submission. Quite honestly, my feelings are all…

Try Milkshake today

Alrighty folks, in the spirit of a new year … here’s a great site to check out and the new post today’s post is all about resolutions. Check it out.   Resolutions You Can Keep Jan 02 2012 Every new year people make resolutions to change aspects of themselves they believe are negative. A majority of people revert back to…

Cheers to another year

Not much to say lately, though I do hope that will change soon. Some things I hope for the coming year: more inspiration, more laughter, more time with friends, and a little more light. Happy New Year! Neil Gaiman put it better: Source: via Aubrey on Pinterest

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Democracy 101: 1st Amendment

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.”