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Republicans Get One Last Chance On ObamaCare Reform

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Graham-Cassidy is not perfect, but it creates a competition of ideas and gives power back to states.

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Area 45: A House Divided – Can The Conservatives Come Together?

interview with Tevi Troyvia Area 45
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Right: A Whole Divided Into Three Parts.

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The GOP after DACA: No one Left to Lie To

by Jeremy Carlvia National Review Online
Friday, September 15, 2017
If they pass an amnesty, party elites will have no one left to lie to.
Analysis and Commentary

Happy Birthday, Dr. Johnson

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, September 18, 2017

Google today highlights the birthday of Sam Johnson, the famous British intellectual in the 18th century. He is thought of as the father of the modern dictionary.

Analysis and Commentary

Gabriel Zucman On Inequality, Growth, And Distributional National Accounts

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, September 18, 2017

Gabriel Zucman of the University of California, Berkeley talks with Hoover Institution fellow and EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his research on inequality and the distribution of income in the United States over the last 35 years. Zucman finds that there has been no change in income for the bottom half of the income...

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How To Keep Calm When All Around Are Shouting ‘Fascist’?

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Asia Times
Monday, September 18, 2017

In Niall Ferguson’s new book, The Square and the Tower: Networks, Hierarchies and the Struggle for Global Power, he addresses a dawning recognition that the utopia of free speech and tolerance we were promised the internet would bring about hasn’t quite materialized.

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The Michigan Model: A New Approach To Financial Aid

featuring Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Harvard Political Review
Sunday, September 17, 2017

HAIL and the Go Blue Guarantee owe much of their marketing design to a 2013 reportfrom economists Caroline Hoxby and Sarah TurnerThe report shows how much progress can be achieved through strategic marketing. Several components of HAIL and the Go Blue Guarantee borrow directly from that report, providing evidence of those theories for other schools to consider.

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California Tears Into Trump

quoting Bill Whalenvia Politico
Sunday, September 17, 2017

The finale of the state's legislative session was a primal scream aimed at the president.

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What’s The Point Of A Liberal Education? Don’t Ask The Ivy League

by Peter Berkowitzvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, September 15, 2017

Few top colleges explain their purpose to students. They want to talk gender and inequality instead.

Analysis and Commentary

Insecticides, Raw Milk, Coal — Sometimes Good Intentions Turn Bad

by Henry I. Millervia San Jose Mercury News
Friday, September 15, 2017

With phrases like “better safe than sorry” and “look before you leap,” it’s clear that concerns about risk are a part of our psyche. Unfortunately, when we take those clichés to heart, we often end up plagued by another: “Out of the frying pan and into the fire.”

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