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Analysis and Commentary

It's Time to Rethink Health Insurance

by George P. Shultz, Scott W. Atlas, John F. Coganvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, January 6, 2014

As the acute problems of the Affordable Care Act become increasingly apparent, it also has become clear that we need new ways of ensuring access to healthcare for all Americans. We should begin with an examination of health insurance.

Analysis and Commentary

The Inequality Smokescreen

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Monday, January 6, 2014

How progressivism continues to discard the philosophical foundations of the Constitution.

Analysis and Commentary

Will the Real “Secular Stagnation Thesis” Please Stand Up

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Sunday, January 5, 2014

Last Thursday I published an oped in the Wall Street Journal criticizing the new “secular stagnation” view as put forth by Larry Summers in a talk at an IMF conference in November. The topic was al...

Analysis and Commentary

Recent Mexican Reforms and the Impact on the United States

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Assessing the Review Group Recommendations: Part IV

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Sunday, January 5, 2014

Closing out our discussion of the Review Group recommendations in Chapter IV, let's consider the latter two recommendations of the chapter: Recommendations #14 and #15. Recommendation #14 is, to me anyway, one of the real mysteries of the entire report.

Analysis and Commentary

If Gov. Jerry Brown Wins in 2014, Could 2016 Bring a Rerun of Brown vs. Clinton?

by Carson Brunovia FoxNews.com
Sunday, January 5, 2014

American public, beware: we are about to be bombarded with campaign ads on TV and social media.

Analysis and Commentary

What is the True Mission of the NSA in a Free Society?

by Mark Harrisonvia Mark Harrison's Blog
Friday, January 3, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

What Hillary Will and Won't Be Doing in 2014

by Bill Whalenvia FoxNews.com
Friday, January 3, 2014

Hillary Clinton’s approach to 2014 midterm vote may serve as tip-off for how she’ll run for president should she decide to seek the prize that eluded her in 2008.

Analysis and Commentary

Exposing The World's Great Lie About ObamaCare and Socialized Medicine

by Scott W. Atlasvia FoxNews.com
Friday, January 3, 2014

The true harm of the ObamaCare law is still to come as new government authority over U.S. health care dramatically increases.

Analysis and Commentary

An Election Year Quiz

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Friday, January 3, 2014

While you wait for the political fun to begin in earnest, take this quiz to consider the issues in what could be an intriguing election year in the Golden State and nationally.

Analysis and Commentary

The GMO Stigma

by Henry I. Millervia Project Syndicate
Friday, January 3, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Assessing the Review Group Recommendations: Part V

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Friday, January 3, 2014

Chapter V of the Review Group report turns to what we might call the problem of Angela Merkel. It's not about what the legal authorities to spy should look like. It's about what policy structures should govern "Determining What Intelligence Should Be Colle

Analysis and Commentary

2014: The Year of Universal Proficiency

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Thursday, January 2, 2014

No, we did not achieve universal proficiency by 2014. But that doesn’t mean that students haven’t benefited from the law and its associated reforms.

Analysis and Commentary

Letter: 'Peer Review' Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, January 2, 2014

The EPA's tendency to distort science to fit policy has long been criticized not only by outside scientific groups but also by its own extramural advisers.

Interviews
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show

with Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 3, 2014

Guests: Peter Berkowitz, Real Clear Politics. :  Henry I Miller, M.D., Hoover & Forbes.com. Gregory Copley, author, UnCivilization.

Interviews

Henry Miller on the John Batchelor Show (10:57)

with Henry I. Millervia John Batchelor Show
Friday, January 3, 2014

Guests: Peter Berkowitz, Real Clear Politics. :  Henry I Miller, M.D., Hoover & Forbes.com. Gregory Copley, author, UnCivilization.

In the News
In the News

A Mission Gone Wrong

with George P. Shultz, Edwin Meese IIIvia New Yorker
Monday, January 6, 2014

Overseas, the U.S. approach to drugs still looks a lot like war. The D.E.A., assisted by the U.S. military, acts as an international police force, coordinating with foreign militaries through a network of offshore bases. Operation Anvil, like many of its predecessors, combined the legal framework of a police action with the hardware and the rhetoric of war. Honduras is often referred to as “downrange”; drug traffickers are “the enemy”; the Mosquito Coast is a “battlespace.”

In the News

A Bit of History Repeating

with David Davenportvia Pepperdine Magazine
Monday, January 6, 2014

Two scholars and a student explore why looking back helps move public policy forward.

In the News

Anthony Gill on Religion

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 6, 2014

Anthony Gill of the University of Washington and host of the podcast Research on Religion talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of religion. The conversation focuses on the relationship between religion and the State--how does religion...

In the News

Administration Faces Tough Fight on Contraception Cases

with Michael McConnellvia Politico
Monday, January 6, 2014

As a new round of religion-based challenges to President Barack Obama’s health care law head to the Supreme Court, advocates on both sides of the issue say the administration’s arguments are likely facing a chilly reception. On Friday, the Obama administration urged the court to reject a plea from an order of nuns who say a provision of...

In the News

Study Suggests Recovery in U.S. Is Relatively Vital

with John B. Taylorvia New York Times
Sunday, January 5, 2014
In the News

Nafta at 20: A Model for Trade Policy

with Hoover Institutionvia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, January 5, 2014

It's easy to take for granted the North American Free Trade Agreement, which turned 20 years old last week. Those who predicted that Nafta would lead to joblessness and poverty have been proven definitively wrong.