In March 2013, my wife and I spent a week in Cuba. I blogged some of my observations about the trip in a three-part series at Forbes: * Part 1: Havana, Cuba And The Dead Hand Of The Municipal Planner…

[UPDATE: Maybe the headline is throwing folks off, so let me reiterate my key question: has there been any noteworthy legal blog started since 2010 that isn't attached to a big law firm? Also, if you read to the end,...

My current travel and speaking plans for the rest of 2013. As usual, if I’m going to be in your neighborhood and you’d like to visit, let me know. * sometime in July. I’m headed to the Portland, Maine area….

In May 2013, I went to St. Petersburg, Russia for the second time in three years. In 2011, I spoke at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a business-oriented event that focused heavily on natural resource extraction in Siberia but…

St. Petersburg’s vegetarian scene has improved dramatically in the past 2 years. Russia is still not vegetarian-friendly, and Russian vegetarians have a lot of work remaining to overcome years of official anti-vegetarian socialization (see, e.g., this 2012 St. Petersburg Times…

[by guest blogger Lisa Goldman] [Eric’s note: in March 2013, Lisa and I visited Cuba. I have written several posts on the subject that I’ll be posting to my Tertium Quid blog and ultimately cross-posting here, probably in the next…

By guest blogger Lisa Goldman [Eric’s note: in March 2013, Lisa and I visited Cuba. I have written several posts on the subject that I’ll be posting to my Tertium Quid blog and ultimately cross-posting here, probably in the next…

In the early 2000s, the Internet was eclipsing other mass media like print publications and broadcasting.  Panicked by this development, some scholars projected a dystopian future where Internet users would create their own “Daily Me” (a term popularized in Nicholas…

I dread going to New Orleans because it’s not a city for vegetarians. But, on my most recent trip there earlier this month, I was shocked to discover that The Wandering Buddha, an all-vegan restaurant, had opened up…serving Korean food…

Before Plant-Based Pizza opened in the Willow Glen district of San Jose in November, the Bay Area’s leading vegan pizza spot was Pizza Plaza, inconveniently located in Oakland. Now, we have a hometown option! In fact, with the November openings…