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Washington Is Quietly Repudiating Its Debts

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, August 22, 2008

Will the U.S. Treasury repudiate its obligations to its creditors, be they citizens or investors around the world?...

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Some Fodder for the Doves on Inflation

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, August 22, 2008

If inflation is "always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon," as Milton Friedman famously suggested and as Fed critics often note, there may be even less reason to fear inflation...

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When Learning Has a Limit

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Eric Hanushekvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, August 22, 2008

In the early 1980s, my mother taught at an Oakland, Calif., community college...

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Bush education law: shift ahead?

with Education Nextvia Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, August 21, 2008

This could be the last back-to-school season for No Child Left Behind...

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The Economic Consequences of a More Diverse America

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, August 21, 2008

On August 14, 2008, the U.S. Census Bureau released its projections for the ethnic composition of the population in 2050...

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Humanitarian Crisis Looming in Iraq

with Daniel Pipesvia Fox News
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Since 2003, the ayatollahs’ regime has been relentless in sowing terror and mayhem in Iraq...

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Study: Cash incentives help testing scores

with Hoover Institutionvia United Press International
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Offering teachers and students cash incentives for positive test performances can boost ensuing testing scores, a New York researcher's study says...

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Answers About Charter Schools, Part 2

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Times
Thursday, August 21, 2008

James D. Merriman IV, the chief executive of the New York City Center for Charter School Excellence, is answering City Room readers’ questions this week about charter schools in New York City...

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Gasoline Prices

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, August 21, 2008

The price of regular unleaded is falling about a penny a day...

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U.S. Sees Much to Fear in a Hostile Russia

with Michael McFaulvia New York Times
Thursday, August 21, 2008

The president of Syria spent two days this week in Russia with a shopping list of sophisticated weapons he wanted to buy...

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The Cold War, reheated

with Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, August 21, 2008

So you haven't liked the last couple of decades?...

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Obama vows "best and brightest" foreign policy team

with William J. Perryvia Reuters
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Presidential candidate Barack Obama said on Thursday he would assemble a foreign policy team of the "best and the brightest" and mentioned some people who may be considered for jobs if he wins the White House...

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FACTS ON POLICY: Homeownership Rates

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Did you know? . . . Homeownership rates in the United States peaked in 2004, hitting 69.2 percent...