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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Mr. Dingell's Bullying Pulpit

by Henry I. Millervia TCS Daily
Monday, December 1, 2008

Most of the coverage of the departure of Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) from the powerful chairmanship of the House Energy and Commerce Committee has focused on his anti-environmentalism and his staunch defense of the interests of dysfunctional Detroit automobile manufacturers...

Analysis and Commentary

Larry Summers' Judgment

by David R. Hendersonvia Forbes
Monday, December 1, 2008

President-elect Obama has appointed Lawrence Summers, former President Clinton's last Treasury secretary, to head his National Economic Council...

Analysis and Commentary

Five Lessons From Mumbai

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Forbes
Monday, December 1, 2008

The terrorist assault on Mumbai has only just ended, and India has entered a period of urgent self-examination, bitter soul-searching--and increasingly acrid recrimination...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Gets 'H' For Hypocrisy

by Clint Bolickvia Forbes
Monday, December 1, 2008

The president-elect and school choice...

Analysis and Commentary

Baby boomers' hysterical style

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Sunday, November 30, 2008

Politicians now predict the implosion of the U.S. auto industry...

Analysis and Commentary

Bursting the Bubble

by Michael J. Boskinvia New York Times
Saturday, November 29, 2008

I remember taking a group of business leaders to see President George H. W. Bush in early 1991 to impress upon him the severity of the economic downturn...

Analysis and Commentary

Giving Thanks

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Forbes
Friday, November 28, 2008

This week I found myself offering up the same prayer of thanks that I have offered up every Thanksgiving for many years...

Analysis and Commentary

China's Latin American Tango

by William Ratliffvia Wall Street Journal Asia
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Last week Chinese President Hu Jintao pledged that China will make a "concerted effort" to "establish a comprehensive cooperative partnership of equality, mutual benefit and common development" with Latin America, according to China's Xinhua news agency...

In the News
In the News

The U.S. Economy with Peter Thiel: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, December 1, 2008

Hedge-fund manager Peter Thiel discusses why the U.S. has failed to rise to the heights predicted in The American Challenge, a landmark 1967 book by J. J. Servan-Schreiber...

In the News

Cato reminder

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, December 1, 2008

Just a reminder that I'm speaking today (Monday), at noon at the Cato Institute, followed by lunch and a book signing...

In the News

Markets Don't Make Bubbles, People Do

with Niall Fergusonvia Washington Post
Sunday, November 30, 2008

Big money is intoxicating...

In the News

Will Obama and Clinton work as a team?

with George P. Shultzvia Christian Science Monitor
Sunday, November 30, 2008

They’ve had differences, but Obama is expected to name her as secretary of State...

In the News

Governor's legacy still open question

with Bill Whalenvia San Diego Union-Tribune
Sunday, November 30, 2008

Five years ago, Arnold Schwarzenegger took over a state drowning in red ink, brimming with confidence that he and the Legislature would forge a bipartisan solution that would put California back on sound financial footing...

In the News

Golden State offers Obama a dream team

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Contra Costa Times
Sunday, November 30, 2008

Speculation is practically an Olympic sport in politics and few events on the political calendar draw more buzz than the post-presidential election appointments scramble...

In the News

China Will Keep Buying U.S. Government Debt

with Niall Fergusonvia Wall Street Journal Asia
Sunday, November 30, 2008

Worries about China's finances are once again resurfacing in America...

In the News

The Future of Free Market Conservatism

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, November 30, 2008

I agree with Posner that the future of free market policies in the United States has been damaged by the financial crisis, and by the continuing rise in unemployment and slowdown of the American (and world) economy...

In the News

Pros and cons of globalization discussed

with Gary S. Beckervia Daily Yomiuri
Saturday, November 29, 2008

In trying to imagine how the 21st century will evolve and what problems we may face in the future, we can learn a lot by listening to experts from various fields...

In the News

Critic talks school reform

with Eric Hanushekvia Grand Forks Herald (ND)
Saturday, November 29, 2008

Q. You’re a prominent critic of Picus and Associates, the consulting firm that produced a report for the North Dakota Commission on Education Improvement this year...

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History

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Saturday, November 29, 2008

From cowrie shells to collateralised debt obligations, a timely and readable survey of what Ferguson – a contributing editor to the FT – calls the “crystallised relationship between debtor and creditor”...

In the News

Iran Shaping Up As Key Foreign Policy Challenge For Obama

with Abbas Milanivia Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty
Saturday, November 29, 2008

For nearly three decades, Iran and the United States have traded accusations and threats...

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Thanksgiving Cheer From Obama

with Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, November 28, 2008

When President-elect Barack Obama's economic transition team met this month, everyone was there -- inflation fighters, business leaders, union firebrands and leftist economists -- creating confusion about where the new administration was headed...

In the News

Abolishing nuclear arms would enhance global security

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Salt Lake Tribune
Friday, November 28, 2008

After a tragedy we often ask...

In the News

History: Global tales of deals and steals from Columbus to the credit crunch

with Niall Fergusonvia Independent (UK)
Friday, November 28, 2008

Globalisation is a word so used and abused that many people, for good reasons, retreat with a shudder from its very mention...

In the News

Some Random Politically-incorrect Reasons to Be Optimistic on Thanksgiving Day

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Thursday, November 27, 2008

Tempered not melted...

In the News

Obama transition teams draw on Stanford scholars

with Michael McFaulvia Stanford Report
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

As president-elect Barack Obama prepares to take office, his transition teams are drawing on several Stanford scholars to help shape the policies and ideas of his administration...

In the News

Three more from Stanford join Obama transition

with Michael McFaulvia Palo Alto Online
Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Two more Stanford University faculty members and a senior researcher have been named as advisors to the transition team of President-elect Barack Obama, the university has announced...

In the News

Berkeley professor chosen for Obama's team

with Michael J. Boskinvia ABC 7 News (CA)
Monday, November 24, 2008

On Monday, President-elect Obama promised his administration will hit the ground running, when he takes office...