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Featured Commentary

Understanding the Stimulus Debate: It's Not 2001 Anymore

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Friday, September 23, 2011

As policy makers wrestle with our current multiple fiscal and economic challenges, we should avoid making false analogies between conditions in 2001 and those in evidence now...

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Palestinian Statehood and the Lessons of Oslo

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Friday, September 23, 2011

The U.N. deliberations are theater. There can be no avoiding direct negotiations...

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Palestinians eye a can of courtroom worms

by David Davenportvia Washington Times
Friday, September 23, 2011

Backdoor approach to statehood through ICC won’t work...

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How Ahmadinejad’s Regime Tried—and Failed—to Break One Protester's Spirit

by Abbas Milanivia New Republic
Thursday, September 22, 2011

As the world grants an audience to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, we would be better served to look upon Samiye Tohidlou...

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Europe’s Triple Threat

by Michael J. Boskinvia Project Syndicate
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Europeans, both debtors and creditors, must address the banking problem forthrightly, and simultaneously with the euro, sovereign-debt, and fiscal-adjustment issues...

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Will U.N. Chief Ban Ki-Moon Do the Right Thing and Protect Iranian Dissidents?

by Ruth Wedgwood, Michael B. Mukaseyvia FoxNews.com
Thursday, September 22, 2011

The question is whether [Ban Ki-moon] has the fortitude and simple decency to act boldly and to save the lives of these unarmed men, women and children of Ashraf...

Blogs
Blogs

For Boehner, allowing rebellion now fends off a revolution later

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, September 22, 2011

For now, Boehner’s best bet is to run the House in a way that gives members the opportunity to help themselves now and, by doing so, help him later...

Blogs

The Regulation Racket

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Behind the new regulatory state are millions of academics, lawyers, bureaucrats, organizers, and freelance consultants who first create a new need for the rules, and then magically step in armed with their rare expertise...

Blogs

Good CEOs plan ahead

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, September 22, 2011

The problem with the President’s argument is that good CEOs plan ahead...

Blogs

No Politician Left Behind

by Henry I. Millervia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Although [Rep. Michelle Bachmann’s (R-MN) stunning gaffes over Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s 2007 executive order] will become merely a footnote to history, it raises a critical, broader issue: the importance of politicians’ judgement and insight – or lack thereof...

Blogs

Debate Thoughts

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Debate winners: (1) Romney came prepared for Perry’s barbs; (2) Johnson, for best one-liner...Debate losers: Bachmann, for once again winding up as a debate wallflower; Google’s “time’s-up” sound-effect...

Other Media
Other Media

Libertarianism with Milton Friedman: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, September 23, 2011
Other Media

Federal Debt and U.S. Economy

with Allan H. Meltzervia C-SPAN
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Other Media

What is the Real Debt Limit?

by Allan H. Meltzervia U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Testimony Before the Joint Economic Committee...

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Beyond the School District

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Affairs
Monday, September 19, 2011

Round after round of education reform has failed in recent decades, and one major reason is our anachronistic and deeply flawed system for organizing and operating public schools...

Interviews
Interviews

Markets On Their Own?

with Michael J. Boskinvia Strategy Session (CNBC)
Thursday, September 22, 2011

The potential to help the economy with "Operation Twist" is quite small, says Dr. Michael Boskin, professor of economics at Stanford University...

Interviews

U.S. fiscal policy key to recovery, says Nobel economist

with Michael Spencevia Reuters
Thursday, September 22, 2011

NYU Professor and Nobel Laureate Michael Spence says the speed and composition of a U.S. recovery will be determined by Washington and the delicate balance between investment and spending cuts...