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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

TI Liveblogging from Zhongnanhai: August 2, 2020

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Monday, August 2, 2010

The last summer meeting of the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China in Zhongnanhai before the August break concluded at 3:00 PM on August 2, 2020. The members then departed to meet with people from all walks of life throughout China...

Analysis and Commentary

Unions and the Obama Administration

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, August 1, 2010

Are the Democratic-controlled Congress and President Obama very much pro union? Unquestionably...

Analysis and Commentary

In Praise of Don Boudreaux

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, August 1, 2010

Don, an economics professor at George Mason University, has mastered the art of writing letters to the editor...The unifying theme in virtually everything he writes is why markets and freedom generally work so well, why government generally destroys things, and how people have such a double standard...

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What needs to change to defend America

by William J. Perryvia Washington Post
Sunday, August 1, 2010

America remains a nation at war. Our military is rightly focused on winning those wars. Yet beyond the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the future holds opportunities and challenges unique to this century. We must help prepare the military for the long-term threats facing America and strengthen the capabilities necessary to meet those threats...

Analysis and Commentary

The Truths We Dare Not Speak About Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Friday, July 30, 2010

In the last 48 hours almost everything that can be said about illegal immigration has been said. But I am more interested in a few truths that are never quite spoken...

Analysis and Commentary

“Measuring” the impact of the stimulus

by Russell Roberts with John B. Taylorvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, July 30, 2010

[W]e don’t have a reliable model of the economy in its current state. The CBO concludes that we should instead look at previously estimated relationships in the economy (holding everything else constant) and that’s the best we can do...

Interviews
Interviews

American Politics with Michael Barone: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Michael Baronevia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, August 2, 2010

Michael Barone, the principal author and editor of The Almanac of American Politics (est. 1971), discusses the genesis and evolution of that indispensible volume...

Interviews

Brady on the State of the Electorate

by Russell Roberts with David Bradyvia EconTalk
Monday, August 2, 2010

David Brady of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the state of the electorate and what current and past political science have to say about the upcoming midterm elections...

Interviews

The John Batchelor Show

with Thomas H. Henriksenvia John Batchelor Show
Saturday, July 31, 2010

GUESTS: Wesley Smith, Discovery Institute; Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle; Tom Henriksen, Hoover Institution; Dan Caldwell, Pepperdine University...

Interviews

Common Core Calamity in California: An interview with the Hoover Institution's Bill Evers

with Williamson M. Eversvia School Reform News
Thursday, July 29, 2010

School Reform News Managing Editor Ben Boychuk discusses the deficiencies of the Common Core State Standards' math frameworks with Hoover Institution fellow Bill Evers...

In the News
In the News

George Shultz challenges California to lead

with George P. Shultzvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, August 2, 2010
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Veterans of the math wars

with Williamson M. Eversvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, August 1, 2010
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Ratify the Treaty

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Sunday, August 1, 2010
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Discoveries

with Paul E. Petersonvia Los Angeles Times
Sunday, August 1, 2010
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Yesterday’s Banker

with Niall Fergusonvia New York Times
Friday, July 30, 2010
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The crisis of middle-class America

with Michael Spencevia Financial Times
Friday, July 30, 2010