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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Saving the Schools

by Eric Hanushekvia New York Post
Friday, April 1, 2011

Why more money is not the answer...

Analysis and Commentary

The Worst Study Ever?

by Scott W. Atlasvia Commentary
Friday, April 1, 2011

Exposing the scandalous methods behind an extraordinarily influential ‘World Heath Report’...

Analysis and Commentary

What Would Al Shanker Do?

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Thursday, March 31, 2011

I strongly encourage you to read Richard Kahlenberg‘s brilliant 2007 biography of Albert Shanker, Tough Liberal...What struck me most about the book was the status of the teaching profession before Shanker and his colleagues won the right to collectively bargain in 1960...

Analysis and Commentary

The Mission is Creeping

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Reuters and the New York Times have both discovered that even though the President claims his administration is still debating the issue, weeks ago he signed a classified intelligence finding authorizing arming the Libyan rebels...

Analysis and Commentary

Susan Rice, Visionary Behind Obama Doctrine, Thinks Poverty Causes Terrorism

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Why on earth would the United States arm the Libyan opposition if it includes members of Al Qaeda? Part of the reason is because President Obama and his aides have a myopic view of what causes terrorism...

Analysis and Commentary

Investment and Unemployment: A Reply

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Paul Krugman wrote a post yesterday afternoon and another one last evening on a January 14 post of mine. In the Janaury post I pointed out the strong correlation between total fixed investment as a share of GDP and the unemployment rate during the past two decades...

Analysis and Commentary

Investment and Unemployment over Longer Periods of Time

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Like Paul Krugman, Justin Wolfers also wrote yesterday about my blog post of January 14 on the correlation between investment and unemployment...

Analysis and Commentary

One Trump, One Bid?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, March 31, 2011

If Donald Trump is serious about the presidency, there’s a simple way to prove it: invest $50 million of his personal fortune in a real nuts-and-bolts campaign, as opposed to this current for-media-consumption fabrication...

Analysis and Commentary

One Drought Ends, Another Continues

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Thursday, March 31, 2011

[While] California Gov. Jerry Brown declared an end to California’s drought, the state’s political press corps was fast writing the early obituary for the governor’s efforts to rig a special election to let voters sign off on state budget cuts and tax extensions...

Analysis and Commentary

Should Iowa and N.H. lose first-state status?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Thursday, March 31, 2011

What would America be without this quadrennial horror show? Probably much better...

Interviews
Interviews

Abbas Milani on the John Batchelor Show

with Abbas Milanivia John Batchelor Show
Thursday, March 31, 2011

GUESTS: John Loftus, author of "America's Nazi Secrets"; Abbas Milani, Hoover; Aaron Klein, 77 WABC...

In the News
In the News

Cyber-Attacks and the Use of Force: Back to the Future of Article 2(4)

by Matthew Waxmanvia Yale Journal of International Law
Friday, April 1, 2011

Suppose that the United States, in opposing Iran's suspected development of nuclear weapons, decides that the best way to halt or slow Iran's program is to undermine the Iranian banking system...

In the News

A Democratic Middle East?

by Stephen Haber, Victor Menaldovia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Thursday, March 31, 2011

Look to the region’s economic—and even geographic—history for a hint of its political future...