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Cass Sunstein

Former White House Administrator

Cass R Sunstein, the former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, is the Robert Walmsley university professor at Harvard Law School and a Bloomberg View columnist.

Cass Sunstein
7 Jul 2016

Facebook polarises

The new policy of the world's largest news provider is to give news that your friends and family like, so you never will get a different point of view.

7 Jul 2016 1
Facebook polarises
6 May 2016

Clinton thinks, Trump feels

There are two types of politicians. Hillary, the reflective one, seemingly steady, is System 2. Trump, the quick thinking and charismatic one, is System 1.

6 May 2016 1
Clinton thinks, Trump feels
14 Oct 2015

Money won't make you happy, but it cuts stress risks

The US presidential candidates from both parties are focusing, as usual, on the middle class. But what's that? And why, exactly, does it deserve such attention?

14 Oct 2015
23 Sep 2015

Pope's messy climate change view

This week, Pope Francis is expected to implore both the US Congress and the UN General Assembly to take aggressive steps to curb greenhouse-gas emissions. His thinking on this issue is not simple alarm over climate change. It involves an extraordinary combination of passionate environmentalism, concern for the poor, scepticism about economics and apparent hostility to "profits". All this makes for an impressive but occasionally awkward argument. 

23 Sep 2015