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  • Egalitarianism Versus Inegalitarianism

    September 21, 2016

    David Burress

    I think you can understand a great deal about politics and government if you define the left-right spectrum in terms of degree of support for egalitarianism versus inegalitarianism. There are other definitions such as attitudes toward change, or possession of income and social status, or attitudes toward democracy versus authoritarianism, but all them can be ...

  • Progress in Lawrence Policing

    September 20, 2016

    David Burress

    About a week ago I <a href="http://kansasprogress see this here.org/impunity-for-police/”>complained about a Lawrence judge who saved a former cop from a brutality lawsuit by disallowing critical evidence. On September 16th the Police Department made up for it to a significant degree by charging the same ex-cop (Frank McClelland) with misdemeanor battery in a different case. ...

  • You’re Invited To Participate In an Upcoming Seminar

    September 12, 2016

    David Burress

    Prospectus: KPI is exploring the feasibility of supporting an ongoing Lawrence-based and/or web-based interdisciplinary research and education seminar. Topic: the state and local political influence of the Charles and David Koch in the State of Kansas. In the opinion of KPI, the very wealthy exert highly disproportionate political influence in the state of Kansas, and this situation impairs ...

  • Impunity For Police

    September 12, 2016

    David Burress

    A Lawrence cop crashed a man’s skull into a car and then broke a bystander firefighter’s arm when he tried to intervene zovirax pills. The firefighter sued. The judge held that crashing a skull casts no light on the immediate state of mind and self control of the cop, and therefore should be kept secret ...