Bernard Harcourt

Bernard E Harcourt is chair of the political science department, professor of political science and the Julius Kreeger professor of law at the University of Chicago. He has also taught at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Université Paris X-Nanterre, Harvard University and New York University. His most recent book is The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order (2011)

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Monday, May 21, 2012 - 8:32am
US War Veterans Tossing Medals Back at Nato Was a Heroic Act
"No amount of medals, ribbons, or flags can cover the amount of human suffering caused by this war." "I have only one word, and it is shame." "This is for the people of Iraq and Afghanistan."
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Friday, February 17, 2012 - 8:33am
The Occupy Chicago Arrests: Rahm Emanuel's 'Dry Run' for G8 and Nato?
The most interesting revelation from Wednesday's mass court hearing at the Daley Center in Chicago on the Occupy arrests – probably the single largest joined criminal case in the Chicago's history – was the suggestion that Rahm Emanuel may have personally ordered the arrests of the peaceful Occupy Chicago protesters back in Grant Pa
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