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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Capitalists never liked capitalism

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, May 20, 2011

Capitalists tend not to like capitalism...

Analysis and Commentary

Hope and Change in the Middle East

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Thursday, May 19, 2011

This was the sort of split-the-difference address that the president is now famous for — long on Icarus-like soaring phraseology, very short on down-to-earth realities...

Analysis and Commentary

Secretary Geithner’s budget speech, part 2

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Yesterday I praised Treasury Secretary Geithner for three elements of the fiscal policy speech he gave at the Harvard Club of New York this past Tuesday...

Analysis and Commentary

What we must do

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Thursday, May 19, 2011

One striking characteristic of the President’s middle east speech was the prevalence of flat declarative statements of what “must” be done...

Analysis and Commentary

Nikita Khrushchev on War

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, May 19, 2011

I've been reading John Mueller's excellent book, Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda...

Analysis and Commentary

Israel, Part 2

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, May 19, 2011

My recent post on Israel generated over 225 comments...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's latest Middle East speech: Much ado about nothing

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Thursday, May 19, 2011

President Obama had three significant challenges for his "major address" on the Middle East...

Analysis and Commentary

The Upside of Class Size Reduction

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Next
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Class size is again in the media across the country, this time because of increases in class size related to fiscal cutbacks...

Analysis and Commentary

Why President Obama is Likely to Win Reelection

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, May 19, 2011

President Bill Clinton, in my opinion, was the greatest talker in Western civilization since Pericles...

Analysis and Commentary

A Reply to Daphne Eviatar

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, May 19, 2011

I have a fair bit to say in response to Daphne Eviatar’s comments from earlier today concerning my post about yesterday’s New York Times editorial...

Interviews
Interviews

Facts and Fallacies with Thomas Sowell: Chapter 5 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, May 20, 2011

Thomas Sowell cheerfully explains why he remains perennially pessimistic...

In the News
In the News

Stop the War Against Standardized Tests

by Herbert J. Walbergvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Friday, May 20, 2011

They hold teachers accountable and benefit students. What's not to like...