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Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Law professor, Glenn Reynolds decided to brew his own beer when he was unhappy with the major companies’ offerings. He applied that sense of individualism to journalism and started his own blog, Instapundit. Now he’s one of the most well-known "citizen journalists." He says this David versus Goliath model is having a lasting impact on society. Plus: the inventor of the flash mobs reveals his identity and the results of a pointless social experiment; new legislation to require employers to provide health insurance in New York; South Dakota tests the new balance on the Supreme Court by outlawing abortions; and should steroids and other "enhancements" for athletes be allowed?

Ensuring Insurance

Richard Gottfried, Assemblyman (D- District 64), and Health Committee chair,
- on the proposed "Fair Share for Health Care" legislation requiring employers to provide insurance for workers
» Dick Gottried's website
» WFP brochure about "Fair Share for Health Care"

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Stare (In)decisis

Emily Bazelon, senior editor of Slate,
- on the South Dakota lawsuit banning abortion to test the Supreme Court's support for the Roe v. Wade decision
» Slate.com

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Mob Mentality

Bill Wasik, senior editor for Harper's Magazine
-comes out as the inventor of the Flash Mob and assesses it as a social experiment

» Bill Wasik at Harpers Magazine

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When Big Is Bad

Glenn Reynolds, writes the blog, Instapundit and is a law professor at the University of Tennessee and author of the forthcoming book, An Army of Davids : How Markets and Technology Empower Ordinary People to Beat Big Media, Big Government, and Other Goliaths (Nelson Current March 7, 2006)
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Open Phones

Listeners call in with their views on legalizing steroids in sports
» Boston Globe op-ed in favor of bio-tech enhancements for athletes

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With great power...

... comes great responsibility? With blogger, author and law professor Glenn Reynolds

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In the Flash

Bill Wasik in the flash

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