Divide, et impera

The climate-change bill has split the energy industries into warring factions.

The climate-change bill has split the energy industries into warring factions.


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

6 thoughts on “Divide, et impera”

  1. No, this is excellent news.

    Mark, you may not be aware of the fact that when I follow the trail to the link, I get a huge number of oil company ads. I have the most intensive and newest popup and ad blockers available. Your site has become contaminated, that is the only way that ads can get through to me. You need to get someone to clean it up.

  2. When I follow the link, I get lots of oil company ads, too – on the NYT page. I'm afraid that cleaning up the NYT is beyond my capacity.

  3. Excellent. Realistically speaking, we need to play them off against each other, particularly the coal industry versus other forms of power.

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