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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

In Praise of 'Enviropreneurs'

by Terry Andersonvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 13, 2012

Texas ranchers are saving exotic wildlife. Anti-hunting groups want to put them out of business...

Analysis and Commentary

Turning Point

by Harvey C. Mansfieldvia Weekly Standard
Monday, February 13, 2012

Is Lucretius the gateway to the modern world?...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Capitalism in Crisis?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, February 12, 2012

...[W]hile certain aspects of the economic organization of capitalist countries like the United States should be changed to reduce the chances of future severe recessions, it remains true that economies which are competitive and capitalistic have the best prospects for sizable long-run economic growth...

Analysis and Commentary

Free to Choose Means Less Freedom: Obama on Birth Control

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Sunday, February 12, 2012

Most of us interpret “free to choose” in Milton Friedman’s sense...Obama, apparently, understands “free to choose” differently...

Analysis and Commentary

Europe in the Rearview Mirror

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, February 12, 2012

The European Union was always a paradox...But all that said, the EU is not quite Europe; the parts are far better than the sum...

Analysis and Commentary

Romney Must Convince Conservatives He's Not A David Brooks Republican

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, February 12, 2012

Rick Santorum’s sweep of three nominating contests in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri on February 6 shows that Mitt Romney has not convinced the base that he is conservative...

Analysis and Commentary

One More Reason Not To Want This Iranian Government In Possession of Nuclear Weapons…and to Have Hope For Iran’s Future

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, February 10, 2012

In the midst of all that discouragement, Iranian civil society shows us flashes of all that might be in an Iran whose government was not a threat to its own people and to us...

Analysis and Commentary

Romney, CPAC and Republican White Meat

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Friday, February 10, 2012

The question is: is Romney ready to say what the right is thinking, or does he continue to lope along as the “white meat” on the GOP menu?...

Analysis and Commentary

HASC Reengagement Report–A Few Thoughts

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, February 10, 2012

It is a remarkably uninteresting document, whose major “findings” could not possibly have required a year-long investigation to state...

Interviews
Interviews

Green tech may not be giants job creator

with James L. Sweeneyvia KGO-TV (San Francisco)
Friday, February 10, 2012

Tech leaders in the Silicon Valley are warning that green tech may not be the giant job creator it was predicted to be...

Interviews

Tunku Varadarajan on the John Batchelor Show

with Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, February 10, 2012

Guests: David Drucker, Roll Call; David Weidner, WSJ; Matt Richtel, NYT; Tunku Varadarajan, Newsweek International...

Interviews

States Hope For Relief With 'No Child' Waivers

with Michael J. Petrillivia All Things Considered (NPR)
Thursday, February 9, 2012

Six months ago, President Obama directed his secretary of education to give waivers to states seeking much-needed relief from the federal education mandates prescribed under No Child Left Behind. On Thursday, they granted them to ten...

Interviews

10 states freed from ‘No Child Left Behind’

with Michael J. Petrillivia NBC Nightly News
Thursday, February 9, 2012

The new No Child Left Behind waiver may give schools the freedom they need to teach and measure students’ progress. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports...

In the News
In the News

The States Are Leading a Pro-Growth Rebellion

with Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, February 11, 2012
In the News

10 states to get "No Child Left Behind" waivers

with Michael J. Petrillivia Associated Press
Thursday, February 9, 2012
In the News

Obama: 10 states to receive No Child Left Behind waivers

with Michael J. Petrillivia Washington Post
Thursday, February 9, 2012