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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Keynes can't help us now

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Friday, February 6, 2009

It began as a subprime surprise, became a credit crunch and then a global financial crisis...

Analysis and Commentary

The New Drug War

by Henry I. Millervia New York Post
Thursday, February 5, 2009

HERE'S some more bad news for the New York-New Jersey area: The once-invulnerable pharmaceutical industry is facing tough times of its own...

In the News
In the News

Immigration with Mark Krikorian: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, February 6, 2009

How do we solve our immigration problem?...

In the News

Campaign promises: nuclear arms control

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia GlobalPost.com
Friday, February 6, 2009

It's been more than 20 years since Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan stunned the planet by proposing that the U.S. and the Soviet Union embark on a quest to free the world of nuclear weapons...

In the News

We're in denial: afraid to face up to the real causes of recession

with Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph (UK)
Friday, February 6, 2009

Much has been written about the animosity and interdependence between press and politicians...

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Rudd's pudding much too sweet

with Robert J. Barrovia Sydney Morning Herald
Friday, February 6, 2009

The Federal Opposition has, rightly in my view, refused to endorse Kevin Rudd's helicopter dump of an additional $42 billion of cash on the Australian economy...

In the News

Iran's unlikely embrace of Bolivia builds influence in U.S. backyard

with Abbas Milanivia McClatchy Newspapers
Thursday, February 5, 2009

The government of Iran is following the lead of new ally Venezuela by taking its anti-American message to Bolivia, an impoverished but strategically positioned country in the heart of South America...

In the News

Regulation of Financial Markets

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, February 5, 2009

Michael Smith comments over at EconTalk on a comment by one Mark K:...

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CPSIA chronicles, February 5

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Overlawyered.com (Blog)
Thursday, February 5, 2009

Five days until the law’s effective date, and far more to round up than space allows:...

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Wall St. Pay Is Cyclical. Guess Where We Are Now.

with Robert E. Hallvia New York Times
Wednesday, February 4, 2009

To most people, a salary cap of $500,000 would be anything but punishment...

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FACTS ON POLICY: Consumer debt.

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Did you know? . . . Household debt fell for the first time in fifty-six years...