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Hostages Strapped to the Tank: Coastal Commission Stories – Lesson 2

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | June 17, 2014

“Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.” — Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince For six and a half years I served as a public official on the California Coastal Commission. Since it’s been a year since I resigned, it’s time to tell a few stories about what I learned as a Coastal Commissioner. Each … Continue reading »

Rand Paul versus clean water

Dan Farber, professor of law | March 17, 2014

Rand Paul recently won a big victory in the straw poll held by CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference.  In the environmental area, his signature measure is the Defense of Environment and Property Act. On its surface, the goal of the law is to cut back on federal jurisdiction over wetlands. The bill would drastically cut back on … Continue reading »