Will Bunnett

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March 31, 2014
by Will Bunnett
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How Politics Disproves “Death of Brands” Sensationalism

Having information isn’t the same thing as processing it. That means there will always be a place for brands, both in politics and in commerce — because the power of brands comes from helping people simplify their decision making. Even … Continue reading

December 31, 2013
by Will Bunnett
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To Fight Poverty, Fight the Ultimate Attribution Error

Republicans in Congress forced the expiration of unemployment benefits for millions of Americans this weekend — an unprecedented move when long-term unemployment rates are this high. How could they be so cruel? Fighting poverty isn’t just a matter of making … Continue reading

June 5, 2013
by Will Bunnett
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Psychology Says We Should Have Prosecuted

One of the most beautiful miracles of humanity is the contradiction of reason. We’re blessed with the capacity to reason carefully — but we’re not disposed to most of the time. Nowhere is this principle more clear than in economics, … Continue reading

January 17, 2013
by Will Bunnett
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Why Gun Control Is Key to Democrats’ Future

Not all Democratic policy priorities are created equal.  Some have the potential to go beyond improving society and making a positive difference in people’s lives — by laying the structural or ideological foundations for a lasting Democratic majority. Gun control … Continue reading