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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

On College Campuses, a Presumption of Guilt

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, February 28, 2014

SWARTHMORE, Pa. -- On Feb. 22, in celebration of its sesquicentennial, Swarthmore College proudly hosted “The Liberal Arts in Action: A Symposium on the Future of Liberal Arts.”

Analysis and Commentary

Class Warfare, An American Tradition

by Bruce Thorntonvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, February 28, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

David Friedman on the 97% Consensus on Global Warming

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, February 27, 2014

As David Friedman points out, it is hard for us who are not climate scientists to know what is true or false about global warming. But one thing we can sometimes do is check what various writers on climate science...

Analysis and Commentary

Cost-Benefit Analysis for Financial Regulation

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

'Tailpipe Johnny' Dingell Leaves Ugly Legacy

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Don't mourn the departure of John Dingell from Congress after 59 years. His career was marked by irresponsibility, dishonesty, tyranny and bullying.

In the News
In the News

How Do We Choose Proper Performance Measures for Prisons?

with John E. Chubb, Terry M. Moevia The Volokh Conspiracy (Washington Post)
Thursday, February 27, 2014

And what disadvantages might performance measures have?

In the News

Jerry Brown Announces Campaign for Fourth Term as California Governor

with Bill Whalenvia Los Angeles Times
Thursday, February 27, 2014

SACRAMENTO — Jerry Brown finally made it official Thursday: He's running for an unprecedented fourth and final term as governor.

In the News

Jerry Brown to Seek Unprecedented Fourth Term as California Governor

with Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, February 27, 2014

It was the safest of political pronouncements – and a reprise of his campaign four years ago – when Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday he will run for re-election.

In the News

In Politics, 'Majority' Is a Complicated Idea

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Bloomberg View
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

There’s really no “majority” on most issues.