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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

What Would Milton Friedman Say?

by Peter M. Robinson with Milton Friedman, Thomas E. MaCurdyvia Forbes
Friday, October 17, 2008

The day after Milton Friedman died in November 2006, The Wall Street Journal published an article about monetary policy that Friedman had written...

Analysis and Commentary

We Shouldn't Pay Kids To Learn

by Diane Ravitchvia Forbes
Friday, October 17, 2008

In India, students compete for admission into cram schools, where they study intensively in order to compete for admission into India's highly regarded technology colleges...

Analysis and Commentary

Wall Street-Main Street Power Game

by Jonathan Maceyvia Washington Independent
Friday, October 17, 2008

Three sound-bites led to the passage of the biggest bailout in world history...

In the News
In the News

Obama Questioned On Vouchers

with Paul E. Petersonvia National Journal
Saturday, October 18, 2008

Minority voters have long favored the Democratic Party's push for increased federal funding for public schools...

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Scholar: U.S. must strengthen its democracy

with Larry Diamondvia Bennington Banner (VT)
Friday, October 17, 2008

To facilitate a democratic progression abroad, the United States must strengthen its own democracy, according to Larry Diamond, a scholar who focuses on the subject...

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Congressional conduct

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Washington Times
Thursday, October 16, 2008

As a crisis of confidence cascades through the financial world, a gnawing angst churns in everyone's stomach - are our leaders and political institutions capable of managing the complicated events rushing around us? ...

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As Presidential Debate Highlights Need for Competition in U.S. Public Education, First-Ever Multi-National Study Shows Competition from Private Schools Improves Achievement for Both Public and Private School Students

with Education Nextvia MarketWatch
Thursday, October 16, 2008

With both presidential candidates highlighting the critical need for competition in U.S. public education in their final national debate, a new multi-national study released today by Education Next shows that competition from private schools improves achievement for both public and private school students and decreases the amount spent per pupil...

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Putting Barack Obama’s Candidacy In Historical Perspective

with Shelby Steelevia Diverse
Thursday, October 16, 2008

A host of pre-eminent Black scholars sound off on the historical and sociological significance of Sen. Barack Obama’s candidacy and its aftereffects on Black America...

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Uncommon Ground

with Milton Friedman, Richard A. Epsteinvia Washington Post
Thursday, October 16, 2008

No American president has been elected from a place quite like Hyde Park, the home of Sen. Barack Obama...

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History may wink at Palin

with George P. Shultzvia Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, October 16, 2008

A few days ago, I was doing an interview with National Public Radio...

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Bracing For A Long Winter

with Michael J. Boskinvia Forbes
Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The word from Silicon Valley: Brace yourself for more bad news...

In the News

Focus On Issues: Market Meltdown

with Robert E. Hall, Michael J. Boskin, Niall Ferguson, George P. Shultz, Gary S. Beckervia Hoover Institution
Tuesday, October 14, 2008

United States experiences biggest financial crisis since Great Depression...

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War and Peace

with Philip Bobbittvia Richmond Times-Dispatch (VA)
Sunday, October 12, 2008

This space long has argued that national security defines the federal government's principal obligation...