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Potpourri

- September 8, 2013

* How to reduce polarization?  Better journalism.

* Alleged side effects of majoring in political science.

* Tim Harford on the Ostroms.

* Politics everywhere: many fewer fires, but the same number of firefighters.

* Reporting from the APSA panel on the NSF.   Rep. Lipinski noted that a more immediate concern than the reauthorization of the NSF is Rep. Lamar Smith’s proposed Higher Quality Research Act.  For more on that, see here.  One set of objections is here.