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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Why our enemies -- and friends -- hate us

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, February 26, 2007

Provoking dislike throughout the world is part of being an empire...

Analysis and Commentary

Science shouldn't rely on taxes

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, February 26, 2007

By now it has become predictable that each time a new president is elected, the letters sections of major newspapers, such as the New York Times and the Washington Post, publish pleas from various professionals who believe that their services must not be left to the uncertain, volatile forces of the marketplace and, instead, must be assured of funding by the government...

In the News
In the News

Castro persecutes librarians

with Arnold Beichmanvia Washington Times
Monday, February 26, 2007

Among Fidel Castro's brutal legacies are the imprisoned independent librarians among the authors, labor organizers, journalists and other "prisoners of conscience" (designated as such by Amnesty International) who will remain in cages as long as the dictatorship continues, even without Castro...

In the News

Policy Makers At Fed Rethink Inflation's Roots

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 26, 2007

For decades, a simple rule has governed how the Federal Reserve views the nation's economy: When unemployment falls too low, inflation goes up, and vice versa...

In the News

Half-page books: 'Land of Liberty'

with Milton Friedmanvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Monday, February 26, 2007

Individual freedom, property rights, free trade and limited government are not exactly core values of either major party today, but they were the philosophical and political stuff America was founded on...

In the News

Iraq Without War

with Larry Diamondvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, February 26, 2007

Would things be better, or worse, in Baghdad four years later if the United States had not invaded?

In the News

Nuke strike would be the costliest catastrophe

with Policy Reviewvia Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Sunday, February 25, 2007

Have any idea what it would cost -- just in dollars and cents -- if a nuclear bomb brought by ballistic missile exploded over a major U.S. city?

In the News

Global warming or cooling—or both or neither?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Saturday, February 24, 2007

Until the recent storm, there was not much more than a few inches of snow, even at 6,000 feet in the Sierra...