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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The G-8 aren't the only ones

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, June 11, 2007

What good are the Group of Eight's promises without rapidly developing countries like China and Brazil?

Analysis and Commentary

On Education - Homeschooling is a viable alternative to public schools

by Richard Sousa with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia San Francisco Chronicle
Monday, June 11, 2007

Let's hear it for the home team -- they have done it again...

Analysis and Commentary

Libertarianism basis of freedom but elusive goal

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, June 8, 2007

Libertarianism is the basis of a truly free society, yet it is not always well understood...

Analysis and Commentary

Linkage between Nazis, philosopher a fascinating study

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, June 1, 2007

Recently, I had the good fortune to watch a fascinating, informative and very disturbing DVD, produced and written by professor of philosophy Stephen Hicks of Rockford College in Illinois, titled "Nietzsche and the Nazis..."

In the News
In the News

An Unconventional Candidate

with Michael J. Boskinvia Weekly Standard
Monday, June 18, 2007

The schedule for June 7 said Rudy Giuliani would address the 38th annual meeting of the Airport and Seaport Police at 8 P.M. at a Marriott hotel here in downtown Washington...

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The faith that dare not speak its name

with Larry Diamondvia Asia Times
Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Amid the apologetics and invective over Islam, Paul Berman's portrait of the Muslim academic Tariq Ramadan in the June 4 New Republic stands out as a thoughtful critique...

In the News

The Chinese work ethic and other news

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Monday, June 11, 2007

I hope you had a wonderful trip to China and that you are not too wiped out...

In the News

Star Economics Prof To Leave for Stanford

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Harvard Crimson
Monday, June 11, 2007

Caroline M. Hoxby '88, one of the foremost researchers of the economics of education and one of the Harvard Economics Department's most popular undergraduate teachers, will depart for Stanford this year, according to an e-mail obtained by The Crimson...

In the News

2008: Romney Thrills, Worries Mormons

with Hoover Institutionvia New York Times
Monday, June 11, 2007

Could the first woman or African American president be in the country’s future in 2008?

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R.I.P.

with Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Monday, June 11, 2007

Immigration-bill autopsy...

In the News

A win-win degree

with Kevin M. Murphy, Gary S. Beckervia Florida Times-Union
Monday, June 11, 2007

What's the best investment you can make?

In the News

New technology enables big changes in news consumption

with Hoover Institutionvia Honolulu Star-Bulletin
Monday, June 11, 2007

Thanks to the growth of bandwidth capacity, telecommunications companies now have the means to transmit data into applications like Internet radio, TV, telephone and movies, as well as the traditional applications such as e-mail...

In the News

Put Out by Putin

with David Sattervia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Monday, June 11, 2007

This week on "The Journal Editorial Report," President Bush meets with Vladimir Putin in Germany, amid talk of a new cold war, as Bush chastises Russia for its crackdown on democracy and Putin threatens the U.S. over its missile shield plans...

In the News

Dual careers worry academia

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Boston Globe
Monday, June 11, 2007

Scholarly couples are lured away...

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The Musharraf Dilemma

with George P. Shultzvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 11, 2007

Pakistan may be reaching a crisis point...

In the News

Rapid growth to sustain 20 years

with Michael Spencevia China Daily
Monday, June 11, 2007

China has been in a high growth mode since it started economic reforms in the late 70s...

In the News

Think tank in global perspective

with Hoover Institutionvia Vanguard (Nigeria)
Sunday, June 10, 2007

A think tank can be defined as a public policy research organisation or institution...

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Thompson Heads West

with Hoover Institution, George P. Shultzvia New York Times
Sunday, June 10, 2007

As he prepares to announce his candidacy for president, probably sometime next month, former Senator Fred Thompson is on a persuasion tour this week, not a listening tour...

In the News

Terror’s weakness exposed

with Policy Reviewvia Boston Herald
Sunday, June 10, 2007

The Basque terrorist organization ETA has ended a 15-month cease-fire...

In the News

Women's Role in the Economy

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, June 10, 2007

With Hillary Clinton a very serious candidate for the U.S. Presidency, Angela Merkel as Chancellor of Germany, and Segolene Royal who almost became president of France, women have clearly arrived as political leaders in Europe and the United States...

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Robert Mundell and the Yuan Riddle

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, June 9, 2007

As the audience at the Asia Society's May gala dinner here sips their coffee, the moderator allows one more question from the audience for Nobel economics laureate Robert Mundell...

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Immigration bill's demise suggests many are OK with status quo

with Peter J. Duignanvia San Francisco Chronicle
Saturday, June 9, 2007

The collapse of the giant immigration overhaul in the Senate might demonstrate that the dreaded status quo -- 12 million people living in the country illegally and more arriving each day -- is not really so dreadful after all...

In the News

Chinese Vice Premier Huang Ju Dies

with George P. Shultzvia Asian Week
Friday, June 8, 2007

China’s Executive Vice Premier, Huang Ju died on June 2 in Beijing after a 17-month-long battle with cancer...

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Life After Kelo

with Clint Bolickvia American
Friday, June 8, 2007

Since June 2005, America has been in the throes of a populist crusade against eminent domain abuse, touched off by the Supreme Court ruling in Kelo v. City of New London...