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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Against National Standards

via Weekly Standard
Monday, August 10, 2009

America's system of K-12 educational standards is confused and bothersome...

Analysis and Commentary

The World Recession is Ending: What Next?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, August 9, 2009

The latest output and unemployment figures for the United States indicate that the recession in this country is very probably finally over, given the usual definitions of the turning points of recessions...

Analysis and Commentary

It's time California got over itself

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, August 9, 2009

Way to go, California...

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Analysis and Commentary

SOLUTIONS: Revitalizing American entrepreneurship

by Jeffrey M. Jones with Hoover Institutionvia Washington Times
Sunday, August 9, 2009

Every day we're reminded of just how bad this recession is...

Analysis and Commentary

Fed does not need more powers

by John B. Taylor with George P. Shultzvia Financial Times
Sunday, August 9, 2009

The Obama administration’s financial reform proposals would grant the Federal Reserve significant new powers...

Analysis and Commentary

Sailing to Byzantium

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Saturday, August 8, 2009

Millions of Euros have transformed Rhodes into a sort of Frankish and Venetian Disneyland...

Analysis and Commentary

The future

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, August 7, 2009

I find it fascinating that everyone assumes the economy is on its way to recovering...

Analysis and Commentary

Economic history shows government desire for control

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, August 7, 2009

Usually I am surrounded by writings and broadcasts that fawn over President Obama's policies and the philosophical and economic ideas surrounding them, but recently I spend an entire week at a Cato University conference during which extremely knowledgeable people presented carefully reasoned analyses about some other periods of American history during which the American and indeed the world economy was going through various gyrations and people were, as usual, blaming it all on "greed" and freedom just as many mainstream, Obama-supporting commentators do today...

Analysis and Commentary

Call it G.W.O.T. or J.I.H.A.D., Obama is waging Bush's war

by Kori Schakevia Foreign Policy
Friday, August 7, 2009

Assistant to the President John Brennan gave a speech yesterday, ostensibly a landmark address...

Analysis and Commentary

Ninety Six Billion (and counting)

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, August 7, 2009

From Yahoo news (HT: Drudge): The mounting price tag for the rescue of Fannie and its goverment-sponsored sibling, Freddie Mac, is surpassed only by insurer American International Group Inc., which has received $182.5 billion in financial support from the government so far...

Interviews
Interviews

Hanushek on Test-based Accountability, Federal Funding, and School Finance

by Russell Roberts with Eric Hanushekvia EconTalk
Monday, August 10, 2009

Eric Hanushek of Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the current state of education and education policy...

In the News
In the News

Vote could signal start of new-look GOP

with Morris P. Fiorinavia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, August 10, 2009

Despite California's sorry status as an economic basket case, some GOP voices are suggesting, ever so hopefully, that the Golden State could be poised for a new profile - as the birthplace of a potential renaissance for the Republican Party...

In the News

China gets to rescue capitalism

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Philippine Daily Inquirer
Sunday, August 9, 2009

THE financial crisis has been around for over a year...

In the News

San Francisco: Evening in Support of Human Rights

with Abbas Milanivia Iranian.com
Sunday, August 9, 2009

The Bay Area event will take place on Wednesday, August 12, at 8 PM, at the Herbst Theater (http://www.sfwmpac.org/herbst/ht_index.html) in San Francisco...

In the News

The Weekend Web

with Victor Davis Hanson, Daniel Pipesvia Trumpet Magazine
Sunday, August 9, 2009

United States Vice President Joseph Biden dangled the red cape before Russia recently, practically daring the Kremlin to charge...

In the News

Letter: Racial Victimization Is a Dead End

with Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, August 9, 2009

Regarding Shelby Steele’s “From Emmitt Till to Skip Gates” (op-ed, Aug. 1): Harvard University can have Prof. Henry Louis Gates and its entire Afro-American Research Institute work to explain racism in America—clearly important and unfortunately necessary...

In the News

Hoover Institution Marks 90th Year

with Hoover Institution, Herbert Hoover, Nicholas Siekierskivia KCBS (CA)
Saturday, August 8, 2009

Former President Herbert Hoover wanted to preserve a history of World War I...

In the News

Changing conditions may force fresh look at Japan-U.S. nuclear strategy

with William J. Perryvia Mainichi Daily News (Japan)
Saturday, August 8, 2009

While there is excitement over President Barack Obama's new nuclear policy, it has serious implications for the Japan-U.S. security relationship...

In the News

Video: Voices from The Economist to Amnesty International

with Peter Berkowitzvia Human Rights Foundation
Friday, August 7, 2009

The Oslo Freedom Forum brought together some of the world’s leading minds to honor heroic survivors of political oppression and persecution this May 18-20 in Norway...