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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

When Free Speech Feels Wrong: Keeping the Haters at Bay

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Room for Debate (New York Times)
Thursday, March 3, 2011

Ordinary people have a right to be deeply uneasy with the outcome in Snyder v. Phelps...That said, I think that the majority of the court is correct, but on narrower grounds than might be commonly supposed...

Analysis and Commentary

Police and Regime Change in Egypt

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, March 3, 2011

It would be folly to view recent events in Egypt as merely a failure of police crowd control. It is equally foolhardy to believe pundits and public officials across the political spectrum when they describe the eighteen-day overthrow of the Egyptian government as peaceful...

Analysis and Commentary

Aristotle Liveblogging the Arab Street, March 3, 2011

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, March 3, 2011

A wave of democratic euphoria is washing over North Africa and the Middle East. Tyrants are being overthrown and corrupt governments are being replaced. What does the long run hold...?

Analysis and Commentary

Un-American Revolutions

by Niall Fergusonvia Newsweek
Sunday, February 27, 2011

Most rebellions end in carnage and tyranny. So why are Americans cheering on the Arab revolutionary wave...?

Interviews
Interviews

Appeasement with Bruce Thornton: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Bruce Thorntonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, March 4, 2011

Bruce Thornton outlines how appeasement continues to make us weak in the eyes of our terrorist enemies...

Interviews

Oil could reach $200

with Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph (UK)
Thursday, March 3, 2011

Niall Ferguson, historian and author of Civilization, tells Robert Miller that the Middle East political unrest could push the price of oil to $200 a barrel...

In the News
In the News

Throttled by Compliance

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Feckless regulations will kill America’s innovative spirit...