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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

What if the Heathrow Bombers Succeeded?

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, August 28, 2006

Maybe it's because I know I have to catch a transatlantic flight on Sept. 11…

Analysis and Commentary

Raul, China, and Post-Fidel Cuba

by William Ratliffvia Latin Business Chronicle
Monday, August 28, 2006

At the beginning of August, Cuba got a new “Maximum Leader” for the first time in almost a half century...

Analysis and Commentary

You're more than your ethnicity

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Monday, August 28, 2006

Another way of titling this column could be "Hazards of Determinism…

Analysis and Commentary

Obesity and Choice

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Monday, August 28, 2006

A letter by Professor of Public Health David L. Katz in The New York Times Magazine (August 27, 2006) suggests that instead of genetic or other inborn factors (nature), we should look more to environmental ones (nurture) when it comes to trying to understand obesity…

Analysis and Commentary

Hurray for Frank Quattrone; Rotten Tomatoes for the Media

by David R. Hendersonvia TCS Daily
Monday, August 28, 2006

Hurray for Frank Quattrone…

Analysis and Commentary

Skewed views of crime

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Sunday, August 27, 2006

Do higher rates of imprisonment reduce crime…

Analysis and Commentary

Relearning terror lessons

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Sunday, August 27, 2006

From the recent Israel-Hezbollah war in southern Lebanon to the jihadists in Iraq’s Sunni Triangle to the repeated efforts by Islamists across the globe to trump Sept. 11, what old lessons about terrorism are we in the West finding ourselves having to relearn…

Analysis and Commentary

Beware of hazards of falling back on person's ethnicity

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom News Networks
Friday, August 25, 2006

One favorite way of attempting to understand people is by reference to their ethnicity: "Oh, well, now I understand — she comes from Italy (or India, Kentucky, New York or Romania, you name the place)…

In the News
In the News

Michael McMahon: To attack poverty in R.I, improve public schools

with Terry M. Moevia Providence Journal
Monday, August 28, 2006

Marcia B. Reback, president of the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers and Health Professionals, has it backwards in her Aug. 12 Commentary piece, "To fix schools, attack poverty…