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Featured Commentary
Featured Commentary

Four Shocks That Could Change China

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, April 29, 2012

In the past four months, the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) has experienced four shocks that could materially affect, if not eventually end, its “leading role” in Chinese society...

Featured Commentary

Sitting Out Obama

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, April 27, 2012

The president has investors scared stiff...

Featured Commentary

Who Is 'Racist'?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, April 27, 2012

Whatever the ultimate outcome of the case against George Zimmerman for his shooting of Trayvon Martin, what has happened already is enough to turn the stomach of anyone who believes in either truth or justice...

Featured Commentary

Who Is 'Racist'?: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Friday, April 27, 2012

There is no subject on which lies and half-truths have become so much the norm on ivy-covered campuses than is the subject of race...

Blogs
Blogs

Are the Incentives of Colleges Aligned With Social Welfare?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, April 29, 2012

American universities are pretty successful in producing higher education that contributes effectively to social welfare, given the public policies that impinge on their behavior...

Blogs

Consumers Pay for Excess Regulation

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Sunday, April 29, 2012

Do repeal the ill-considered regulation of both credit and debit card services, and while removing the endless red tape that makes financing a home so costly today...

Blogs

The New Reactionaries

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, April 29, 2012

But twenty-first century progressivism is not aimed at political reform...Instead, progressivism has become a reactionary return to the 1960s—or even well before...

Blogs

Thoughts on Latif #6—The Decision (Partially) Unmasked

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, April 29, 2012

The less-redacted version of the [D.C. Circuit’s Latif decision] that came out Friday partially pulls off the mask and thus allows a revisiting of the case...

Blogs

Jack Goldsmith’s Op-Ed, Counterterrorism, & Campaign Politics

by Matthew Waxmanvia Lawfare
Friday, April 27, 2012

I’d draw readers’ attention to Jack’s Washington Post op-ed, in which he discusses how candidate Romney might to try to differentiate himself from President Obama on counterterrorism policy...

Other Media
Other Media

Telling Strength From Weakness

with Kevin M. Warshvia New York Times
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Interviews
Interviews

Taylor on Rules, Discretion, and First Principles

by Russell Robertswith John B. Taylorvia EconLog
Monday, April 30, 2012

John Taylor of Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his new book, First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity...

Interviews

Hoover Institution Debate on the John Batchelor Show - Part I

with Michael J. Boskin, Russell Roberts, John B. Taylorvia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, April 28, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Hoover Institution debate, Keynes and Hayek, with attention to Milton Friedman's conversation on Keynes and Hayek. Nicholas Wapshott, John Taylor, Michael Boskin, Russ Roberts...

Interviews

Hoover Institution Debate on the John Batchelor Show - Part II

with Michael J. Boskin, Russell Roberts, John B. Taylorvia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, April 28, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Hoover Institution debate, Keynes and Hayek, with attention to Milton Friedman's conversation on Keynes and Hayek. Nicholas Wapshott, John Taylor, Michael Boskin, Russ Roberts...

Interviews

Terry Anderson, Peter Berkowitz, and Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with Terry Anderson, Peter Berkowitz, Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Friday, April 27, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Terry Anderson, PERC; Susan Berfield, Bloomberg; Henry Miller, Hoover; Peter Berkowitz, Hoover...

Interviews

Paul Gregory and Henry Nau on the John Batchelor Show

with Paul R. Gregory, Henry R. Nauvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, April 27, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Henry Nau, Hoover; Gordon Chang, Forbes; Paul Gregory, Hoover; David Livingston, The Space Show...

Interviews

David Davenport and Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show

with David Davenport, Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Friday, April 27, 2012

Guests: Co-Host Mary Kissel, WSJ; Stuart Goldman, author; Henry Miller, Hoover; David Davenport, Hoover...