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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Letters: Another Test, This Time for the School Lunch

by Henry I. Millervia New York Times
Friday, February 27, 2009

To the Editor: Alice Waters and Katrina Heron’s suggestions for improvements in the National School Lunch Program include a healthy helping of wishful thinking and inconsistency...

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Overreacting to Perceived Risks

by Henry I. Millervia Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News (NY)
Sunday, February 15, 2009

From rubber duckies and plastic bottles to pesticides used in agriculture, the world often seems full of lethal hazards...

In the News
In the News

Crisis to trigger global political turmoil: historian

with Niall Fergusonvia ABC Online (Australia)
Friday, February 27, 2009

A financial expert from Harvard Business School believes the global economic downturn will trigger major political upheaval in many countries...

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Currency crisis

with Niall Fergusonvia BBC News
Friday, February 27, 2009

Every day we hear more grim stories about currencies in crisis - from eastern Europe to south east Asia...

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When is a trillion dollars not a lot of money?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, February 26, 2009

So starting in 2011, Obama is proposing a trillion dollars in new taxes...

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More on the deficits that are coming

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, February 26, 2009

Obama has promised that the bottom 98% of taxpayers will not pay a dime in higher taxes for the new spending he has planned...

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Fed unconventional policy may be 'counterproductive:' expert

with John B. Taylorvia MarketWatch
Thursday, February 26, 2009

It is not clear that the Federal Reserve's new policy to try to revive specific frozen credit markets is working and may indeed be counterproductive, said John Taylor, an economics professor at Stanford University and a top expert on Fed policy...

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TV Station Owner's Alleged Honor Killing

with Daniel Pipesvia CBN News
Thursday, February 26, 2009

The U.S. Muslim TV station founder charged last week with beheading his wife may have committed the murder because of rules in Islamic law, well-known blogger and Middle East expert Daniel Pipes claims...

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Obama initiatives create 'uncertainty'

with John F. Coganvia Washington Times
Thursday, February 26, 2009

President Obama's financial-recovery initiatives are getting bad reviews from the constituencies that matter most in his attempts to pull the nation's sputtering economy out of its nose dive - consumers and the stock markets...

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Red and blue nation? Prominent authors discuss future of political parties in U.S.

with David Bradyvia UCLA Newsroom
Thursday, February 26, 2009

What is the lasting significance for partisan politics of the Republican Party's loss of the White House in 2008?...

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Obama's Remarks on Education Get Mixed Reviews

with Michael J. Petrilli, Diane Ravitchvia US News and World Report
Thursday, February 26, 2009

In his speech to Congress this week, President Barack Obama said he wants the United States to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020 and asked every American to complete a year or more of college or career training...

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From Hoover Press: Toward a Diplomatic Action Plan on Nuclear Issues, by Chester A. Crocker

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Thursday, February 26, 2009

How can the United States develop a diplomatic strategy to reduce the role of nuclear weapons and prevent their spread beyond today’s nuclear weapons states?...

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Sponsoring Geert

with Daniel Pipesvia Jewish Telegraphic Agency (NY)
Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Daniel Pipes doesn't agree with Dutch politician Geert Wilders' view that the Koran should be banned...

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Aerospace Notebook: Harvard professor may be key to tankers

with William J. Perryvia Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Whether the Boeing Co. or the team of Northrop Grumman-EADS wins a do-over of the controversial and long-running competition to supply billions of dollars worth of air-refueling tankers to the Air Force may come down to what a Harvard professor thinks...