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Links for 05/03/17


At USNews, the Governor of Puerto Rico today asked the federal control board to invoke Title 3, allowing the Commonwealth to enter bankruptcy proceedings. No idea why the governor did not do this over the weekend: Monday morning, a slew of lawsuits were filed against the island. But, better late than never. Let's hope this sets a precedent against forced austerity, of the kind forced on Greece, and in favor of letting the hedge funds take a large haircut.

Links for 05/02/17


At CNS a story and video with Professor Stephen Schneck as he steps down as director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at Catholic University. Schneck is truly one of the foremost Catholic thinkers in the country, and one of the nicest human beings you would ever want to meet. His loss to the university is a very, very large one. 


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