A Northwest Passage

Global warming? What global warming?

Looks as if Lord Franklin was merely ahead of his times.

As always, that’s a good way to wind up dead. Other than that, Lady Franklin, how did you like the trip? Fine Stan Rogers song, though.

And it seems to me that trading South Florida for slightly cheaper freight rates from Europe to China is an obviously sound move, unless you’re wunna them lunatic tree-huggin’ enviramentalists.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: Markarkleiman-at-gmail.com