Weekend Reading: Peter Temin: Land Tenure and Exploitation from the Roman Empire to Lord Peter Wimsey
Worthy Reads from February 13, 2019

Alix Gould-Worth: A Valentine’s Day love letter to the Unemployment Insurance program - Equitable Growth: "UI’s social insurance structure is part of its allure. Both means-tested and social insurance programs are vital to the health and well-being of the U.S. population. But research shows that claimants feel less stigma when applying for and receiving benefits from social insurance programs than means-tested programs. And typically, social insurance programs enjoy support that protects them from being dismantled by overeager budget cutters. But what makes UI different from all other social insurance programs? Why does it hold a special place in my heart? Let me count the reasons...