Articles Tagged “Mark Hager”

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    Jumbo Justice?

    Sri Lanka may well be the world capital for the human-elephant conflict (HEC). It boasts the highest elephant density in Asia, trailing only Zimbabwe and Botswana worldwide, and ranks comparably to those two African nations in elephant/human ratio.…

  • Hager-March-2015

    Gravity in Sri Lanka

    Did you know that gravity’s pull in Sri Lanka is weaker than it is almost anywhere else? No, not cocktail conversation, I mean literally: you weigh just a teensy bit less in Sri Lanka than you would…

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    Corporate Conscience?

    Can a corporation have a compromised conscience? That question lurks in the background of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores (Hobby Lobby), an intriguing case decided by the U.S. Supreme Court last summer. The U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment protects religious…

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    Blue Heaven

    The biggest creature ever to live abounds on Sri Lanka’s porches. The elusive blue whale, twice the weight of the hugest known dinosaur, seems to like Serendib just as much as you and I do.…

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    Impeaching Justice Chase

    By Mark Hager Samuel Chase was spoiling for a fight. Cantankerous, belligerent and doctrinaire, he was also highly talented and resourceful as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, which was barely a decade…

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    Green Hornet or Mickey Mouse?*

    By Hamiltonicus Are you obsessed with Ben Bernanke yet? Is the U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman an unsung superhero, single-handedly saving the world as well as America from disastrous renewed recession? Or is he a foolish…