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+ Opinion PieceWhen hearing testimony on financial regulation, we like to know whether the expert has a vested interest. We like to know of commitments that affect interpretation and judgment. An individual’s ideological commitments are like vested interests,…read the full blog+ Opinion PieceIn The Chronicle there is a stunning interview regarding the Flint, Michigan lead-poisoning problem, with Virginia Tech professor Marc Edwards, who helped expose the government-academic complex.read the full blog
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