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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

California Keeps On Dreaming

by Peter M. Robinson with Michael J. Boskin, John F. Coganvia Forbes
Friday, July 31, 2009

Reporting on the agreement last week to close the state budget gap here in California, The New York Times adopted a tone of gloom and despair...

Analysis and Commentary

Let The Markets Manage Search

by F. Scott Kieffvia Forbes
Thursday, July 30, 2009

Microsoft and Yahoo! just announced a partnership in the business for online search that some see as raising serious legal issues for antitrust regulators and serious business issues for Google...

Analysis and Commentary

Individualism root of revolution

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Thursday, July 30, 2009

The idea that sound revolutions rest on the past may appear to be an oxymoron, but it isn’t...

Analysis and Commentary

Will the Supreme Court stem the antipatent tide?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Financial Times
Thursday, July 30, 2009

For the past several years, the United States Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit have crafted many patent doctrines that have weakened the scope of patent protection...

In the News
In the News

Sotomayor, Gates And Race

with Thomas Sowellvia National Journal
Saturday, August 1, 2009

Soon-to-be-Justice Sonia Sotomayor has called herself "a product of affirmative action" who was "accepted rather readily into Princeton" despite test scores that were lower than those of more privileged classmates due to "cultural biases built into testing."...

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Business Is Brisk for Teacher Training Alternatives

with Michael J. Petrillivia Washington Post
Friday, July 31, 2009

The high unemployment rate has provided an unexpected boon for the nation's public schools: legions of career-switchers eager to become teachers...

In the News

Exiled Iranian Baha'i members pay tribute to executed friends

with Abbas Milanivia Sacramento Bee
Friday, July 31, 2009

Hesam Sabetian and dozens of other Baha'i immigrants from Iran took a tearful trip down memory lane at the Arcade Learning Library in Carmichael this week...

In the News

Out of Iraq by Next Year?

with Kori Schakevia New York Times
Thursday, July 30, 2009

In a memo that has been made public by The Times, Col. Timothy Reese, a senior American military adviser in Baghdad, calls “for the U.S. to declare victory and go home.”...

In the News

The Race Is on for School Reform

with Michael J. Petrillivia US News and World Report
Thursday, July 30, 2009

President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently held a conference with some of the country's leading education stakeholders and decision makers to announce a new federally subsidized school grant competition for all 50 states and the District of Columbia...

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Awkward story for Barney Frank

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, July 30, 2009

This is an awkward story for Barney Frank...

In the News

Mediterranean Reflections on What Went Wrong

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, July 30, 2009

Italy…I have been traveling as a lecturer on a Hillsdale College Byzantium Cruise (from Venice to Athens, with several stops in the Adriatic, Mediterranean, and Aegean) for the last few days, and here are some eccentric reflections on civilizations of the past...

In the News

Signs of Life in the Housing Market

with Thomas Sowellvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, July 30, 2009

The economic crisis began with a housing downturn that spread to housing finance, and then to the entire economy in the form of a deep recession...

In the News

Nuclear Weapons and Moral Questions: The Path to Zero

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Catholic Review (MD)
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

It is an honor and pleasure for me to offer some modest reflections on “Nuclear Weapons and Moral Questions: The Path to Zero.”...