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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

When Environmental 'Catastrophes' Really Aren't

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, May 1, 2009

This year we mark the anniversaries of two environmental catastrophes...

Analysis and Commentary

Will Bad Science Policy Sink Recovery?

by Henry I. Millervia Investor's Business Daily
Thursday, April 30, 2009

President Obama tried recently to reassure a nation jittery about the economy: "(W)ith every test, each generation has found the capacity to not only endure, but to prosper — to discover great opportunity in the midst of great crisis."...

In the News
In the News

The Aussie Way with John Howard: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, May 1, 2009

John Howard explains why he is optimistic about the future of economic liberalism and political freedom in Australia and across the globe...

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Will Quantitative Easing Work?

with John B. Taylorvia Seeking Alpha
Friday, May 1, 2009

Long-term bond yields around the world have been rising recently...

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Your education road map to state and federal politics

with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Week
Friday, May 1, 2009

So now Eduland has had almost more than 12 whole hours to digest the news that Tony Miller will be deputy education secretary...

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Stanford faces significant financial challenges, president says in 'State of the University'

with John Shoven, John B. Taylorvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, April 30, 2009

Stanford University will need to significantly restructure its budget to weather an unprecedented dip in the school endowment, college President John Hennessy said in his State of the University address Thursday...

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And Along Those Lines …

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Show-Me Institute (MO)
Thursday, April 30, 2009

On the heels of my post about the excellent lecture series going on in Kansas City, I would be remiss not to mention the upcoming fourth installment of the Show-Me Institute’s Lecture Series on Economic Policy, which is co-hosted by Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business...

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Don't Just Do Something…

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Thursday, April 30, 2009

I have a book for Washington politicians to read...

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Survival Tactic

with William J. Perryvia Time Magazine
Thursday, April 30, 2009

North Korea's rocket launch of April 5, the U.N. Security Council vote to condemn the launch and strengthen sanctions, and the North's decision of April 14 to pull out of the six-party talks have thrown a monkey wrench into prospects for a negotiated resolution of Pyongyang's nuclear-weapon and missile programs...

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Delaware, California new prime targets for asbestos plaintiffs

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Madison County Record (IL)
Thursday, April 30, 2009

During a recent interview with a reporter, Lester Brickman recalled an old television western from days gone by called "Have Gun-Will Travel."...

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Poll Finds AP Teachers Torn Over Expansion

with Michael J. Petrillivia Education Week
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Teachers of Advanced Placement courses almost uniformly praise the program’s continued adherence to a rigorous, high-quality curriculum and assessments, even as it expands to more schools and students...

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Many Teachers in Advanced Placement Voice Concern at Its Rapid Growth

with Michael J. Petrillivia New York Times
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

A survey of more than 1,000 teachers of Advanced Placement courses in American high schools has found that more than half are concerned that the program’s effectiveness is being threatened as districts loosen restrictions on who can take such rigorous courses and as students flock to them to polish their résumés...