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August 30, 2011
  
  
Greg Beato
Greg Beato is a contributing editor at Reason magazine.

Articles by Greg Beato

Politics-U.S.
GREG BEATO, 1529 WORDS
One South Carolina prison bans publications like Time, Newsweek, and even the Christian devotional Our Daily Bread, because the staples binding the magazines suposedly pose a security risk.
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ArtBooks
GREG BEATO, 1057 WORDS
Contemporary graffiti emerged not as an alternative to advertising but as an emulation of it.
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LifeEssays
GREG BEATO, 1119 WORDS
Should we mourn the death of cursive handwriting?
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EssaysBooks
GREG BEATO, 1309 WORDS
Many Americans still live in the wake left by Cold War civil defense hysteria.
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Politics-U.S.Technology
GREG BEATO, 1231 WORDS
How the Internet can free prisoners and reduce recidivism.
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LifePolitics-U.S.
GREG BEATO, 1293 WORDS
The changing status of the radar detector in a hyper-surveilled world.
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Politics-U.S.
GREG BEATO, 1317 WORDS
Imagine a world where meter maids provisioned with police dogs routinely check your car for cocaine, where postal carriers and their detective dogs give your front porch a good going-over on occasion.
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EssaysTechnology
GREG BEATO, 943 WORDS
The before and after photo has been ready for the current era of ruthlessly short attention spans and hyper-efficient communication strategies for well over 100 years.
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Politics-U.S.Essays
GREG BEATO, 1277 WORDS
The U.S. Postal Service struggles to stay self-sufficient.
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BooksEssays
GREG BEATO, 676 WORDS
In the early, heady days of its mid-1990s expansion, Borders was a bold, democratizing force, a noble attempt to liberate comprehensive, intellectually promiscuous bookstores from the insular, marginalized realm they occupied in college towns and a few big cities.
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Essays
GREG BEATO, 1319 WORDS
if our demand for station wagons has waned over time, our demand for the values that informed them has only grown.
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Politics-U.S.Books
GREG BEATO, 991 WORDS
"Smoking Typewriters" chronicles the emergence of the alternative press and the democratization of news.
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EssaysLife
GREG BEATO, 1331 WORDS
It's been a long time since the mall felt revolutionary. Today we're too busy updating our Facebook statuses to shop for jeans in one store, then electronic gadgets in another.
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Essays
GREG BEATO, 1342 WORDS
Barbie's perennial boy toy Ken turns 50. But this is no mid-life crisis for him.
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LifeEssays
GREG BEATO, 686 WORDS
Juiced up workers in industries of all kinds will grow even more productive and essentially perform themselves out of their jobs.
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BooksTechnologyEssays
GREG BEATO, 1237 WORDS
The book "Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World" is the rare pro-gaming manifesto.
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Film & TVLife
GREG BEATO, 978 WORDS
In the old days, of course, no one would dream of eating anything as tricky as a plate of spaghetti in a movie theater. No longer.
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LifeEssays
GREG BEATO, 920 WORDS
Are evangelists selling tiny houses short when they position them as antidotes to consumerism? After all, it's just as easy to position them as potent temples of consumerism.
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BooksEssays
GREG BEATO, 1160 WORDS
Has modern technology ruined our self-control?
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Books
GREG BEATO, 1010 WORDS
How joy buzzers, trick chairs, and other prank devices helped manufacture the post-industrial American male.
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