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Analysis and Commentary

A Subtle Danger

by Timothy Kanevia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, March 24, 2014

The new Federal Reserve chair just had a stellar inaugural news conference, and kudos to her.

Analysis and Commentary

You Can’t Connect the [Fed’s] Dots Looking Forward

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Many commentators view last week’s Fed meeting (including the FOMC statement, the Chair’s press conference, commentary from FOMC members) as another move toward more discretion and away from rules-...

Analysis and Commentary

Of Pre- and Postmodern Poseurs

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Vladimir Putin thinks he has a winning formula to restore the global clout of the old Soviet Union. Contemporary Russia is a chaotic, shrinking, and petrodollar-fed kleptocracy. It certainly lacks the

Analysis and Commentary

Endogeneity and the Drug War

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Why the things that happened during the drug war are not a good argument FOR the drug war. And the things that happened BECAUSE of the drug war are a fortiori not an argument for the drug war. Last fall,...

Analysis and Commentary

Confronting Putin’s Russia

by Michael McFaulvia New York Times
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Like Father, Like Son…Like Brother?

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Mr. Putin's Very Bad Day: The Noose Tightens On His Inner Circle And The Russian People

by Paul R. Gregory with Michael McFaulvia Forbes.com
Friday, March 21, 2014

After a week of indecision, Europe and the United States have decided to impose steep costs on Putin, even though its means economic hardship at home. They will not let Putin’s reckless use of raw power, bullying and lying go unpunished. As the Russian people wake up to the Big Lie of Russian mass media and pay a personal price for Putin’s adventurism, the warm glow of pride will fade. They will ask: Why did this guy, who has been around for fourteen long years, get us into this mess? Isn’t it time for him to go? If only we, or those high up in government, could figure a way.

Interviews
Interviews

John Taylor on The Santelli Exchange

with John B. Taylorvia CNBC
Saturday, March 22, 2014

Discussing the fed funds rate and the influence of Fed policy on the financial system, with John Taylor, Stanford University professor of economics.

Interviews

John Taylor on The Larry Kudlow Show (86:34)

with John B. Taylorvia Larry Kudlow Show
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Interviews

Lanhee Chen on Political Capital with Al Hunt (18:17)

with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg Television
Saturday, March 22, 2014

March 21 (Bloomberg) –- On this week’s “Political Capital,” Brookings Institution's Strobe Talbott on what's next for Russia. Also, Council of Economic Advisers' Jason Furman on the economy, Julianna Goldman on the Keystone Pipeline and Margaret Carlson and Lanhee Chen debate Mitt Romney's strong words and Scott Brown. (Source: Bloomberg)

Interviews

Michael Petrilli on America Weekend

with Michael J. Petrillivia KTRS Radio (St. Louis)
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Interviews

Russell Berman on the John Batchelor Show ( 9:17)

with Russell A. Bermanvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 21, 2014

 Harry Siegel, New York Daily News. Russell A. Berman, Hoover and Los Angeles Review of Books. Toshio Nishi, Hoover. Elizabeth Economy, Bloomberg.

Interviews

Toshio Nishi on the John Batchelor Show (20:03)

with Toshio Nishivia John Batchelor Show
Friday, March 21, 2014

 Harry Siegel, New York Daily News. Russell A. Berman, Hoover and Los Angeles Review of Books. Toshio Nishi, Hoover. Elizabeth Economy, Bloomberg.

In the News
In the News

Obama's Overtime Gambit

with Timothy Kanevia Chicago Tribune
Monday, March 24, 2014

For politicians, meddling in markets means never having to say you're sorry.

In the News

Common Core Spawns Widespread Political Fights

with Williamson M. Eversvia Washington Post
Monday, March 24, 2014

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

In the News

John Christy and Kerry Emanuel on Climate Change

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, March 24, 2014

John Christy of the University of Alabama in Huntsville and Kerry Emanuel of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about climate change. Topics discussed include what we know and don't know about global warming,...

In the News

‘Fragile by Design’, by Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber

with Stephen Haber, Charles Calomirisvia Financial Times
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Enjoy the latest award-winning global business, finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis from the Financial Times.

In the News

Book Review: 'The Classical Liberal Constitution,' by Richard A. Epstein

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Wall Street Journal
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Over the past three decades, Richard A. Epstein has repeatedly argued—with analytical rigor and astonishing erudition—that governments govern best when they limit their actions to protecting liberty and property.

In the News

Dianne Feinstein-CIA Feud Enters Uncharted Territory

with Amy Zegartvia Politico
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s battle with the CIA has entered dangerous, uncharted territory. Caught in the crossfire of the powerful California Democrat’s fight with the nation’s most recognized intelligence agency: America’s ability to manage multiple geopolitical hotspots, top national security nominations and senior Senate and...

In the News

Another Obama Reset: Europe

with Kori Schakevia Politico
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Memories are fading of the teeming European crowds who heaped adulation on Barack Obama in 2008 and the anticipatory frenzy which led to him receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. As president, Obama’s official dealings with Europe have been surprisingly rocky. Economic policy fights, spying allegations and an overall U.S. foreign policy pivot towards...

In the News

Defense Incoherence

with Kori Schakevia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Friday, March 21, 2014

President Obama has no coherent defense strategy.