Saturday, 13 September 2008

The power of language

I’ve always thought cooperative federalism was something of a misnomer, that whole “national drinking age” thing being just the tip of the coercive dimension of that state “cooperation”; now, via Jacob Levy, comes word of an SSRN article on uncooperative federalism.

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I like this phrase, although is it just another way of saying “unfunded mandates?” Guess I’ll just have to read the article.

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