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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Degrees of Acceptance at Notre Dame

by Richard V. Allenvia New York Times
Saturday, April 11, 2009

THERE is turmoil in South Bend, Ind. — and around the country...

Analysis and Commentary

American labor not docile - it's actually sensible

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, April 10, 2009

Some are comparing American workers to European ones quite unfavorably because in the face of the economic downturn many workers in Europe are throwing major fits, while American workers, on the whole, remain calm and try to solve their problems like adults...

Analysis and Commentary

Should healthcare be nationalized?

by Scott W. Atlasvia Fox News
Friday, April 10, 2009

Health care reform is a targeted priority of the Administration and the Congress, and there are big problems to solve...

In the News
In the News

Don Boudreaux on Macroeconomics and Austrian Business Cycle Theory

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, April 13, 2009

Don Boudreaux, of George Mason University, talks with Hoover research fellow and EconTalk host Russ Roberts about...

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At War with Gen. Jack Keane: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, April 13, 2009

Retired Gen. Jack Keane outlines the origins of the surge in Iraq — the successful military strategy he helped design...

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Piratical Thoughts

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, April 12, 2009

Pirates (the word peiraô is Greek for ‘to try’ or ‘make the attempt’) were common in the ancient world...

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Is Geithner a Financial Genius? (No, Seriously)

with Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Sunday, April 12, 2009

Not long ago the press and politicians alike were singing the praises of the eminently qualified, uniquely equipped Treasury Secretary...

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Risks of straying from the prudent path

with John B. Taylorvia Financial Times
Sunday, April 12, 2009

The literature on the causes of the economic breakdown will soon be vast...

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Obama aiming for a nuclear-weapons-free world

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Physics Today
Friday, April 10, 2009

In a speech held in Prague, US President Barack Obama became the first president in more than 20 years to publicly state that the US should aim for a world free of nuclear weapons...

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New Book on School Choice Examines Charter Schools, Homeschooling, Vouchers and More

with Herbert J. Walbergvia Vanderbilt University News
Friday, April 10, 2009

As parents and policymakers increasingly worry about the quality of public schools, alternatives such as charter schools, magnet schools and vouchers appear more attractive...

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A parting question, before the holidays

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Friday, April 10, 2009

It is the Easter break in Britain, and I am about to go on holiday...

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Inadequate Journalism: Will Money Buy Happiness in Arizona?

by Williamson M. Eversvia Ed Policy
Friday, April 10, 2009

The Apr. 8 issue of Education Week has a story about Flores v. State of Arizona, a lawsuit that claims that school programs for English-language learners (ELLs) in the border town of Nogales receive inadequate funding from the state of Arizona...

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Remainders: Batman

with Diane Ravitchvia Politico
Friday, April 10, 2009

And how complicated school policy is: two critiques of New York's much praised reforms from Larry Littlefield and Diane Ravitch...

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How Obama can start closing the growing partisan chasm

with George P. Shultzvia Daily News (NY)
Thursday, April 9, 2009

A recently released Pew Poll suggests that Barack Obama is experiencing the widest partisan divide in approval of any President in the last four decades...