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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Is Opportunity Declining?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Analysis and Commentary

The Democratic Disasters to Come

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, October 20, 2013

The defunding wars are over. The accusations are fading. We are back to reality. Of course, America’s long-term prospects, at least in comparison with other countries’ futures -- whether in terms

Analysis and Commentary

There's a New Political Story Line—and it's Good for Republicans

by Tod Lindbergvia New Republic
Sunday, October 20, 2013

The GOP used to be viewed as a right-wing monolith. Now it's thought of as a party split between radicals and non-radicals. This is actually good news for Republicans.

Analysis and Commentary

Reviewing the “Too Low For Too Long” Evidence

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, October 19, 2013

In her  article “Alan Greenspan: What Went Wrong” in the Wall Street Journal Alexandra Wolfe considers whether monetary policy played a role in exacerbating the housing boom going into the financia...

Analysis and Commentary

Let’s Fight Obamacare by Getting Out of the Way

by Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg View
Friday, October 18, 2013

Now that we’ve ended the two-week-old government shutdown and avoided the calamity of a default on our sovereign debt obligations, political pundits are

Analysis and Commentary

America the Reckless

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Interviews
Interviews

Lanhee Chen on Political Capital with Al Hunt (15:44)

with Lanhee J. Chenvia Bloomberg Television
Sunday, October 20, 2013

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about the outlook for changes to the tax code and efforts to eliminate problems with the rollout of U.S. health-insurance exchanges. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, discusses the government shutdown's impact on the economy, budget negotiations and health-care exchange enrollments. Commentators Margaret Carlson, Clive Crook and Lanhee Chen discuss the implications of the government shutdown and budget negotiations. (Source: Bloomberg)

Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show

with Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, October 18, 2013

Peter Berkowitz, Hoover. Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack. Matt Viser, Boston Globe. Paul Floyd, Stratfor.  

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (1:43)

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, October 18, 2013

Guests: Richard A Epstein, Hoover Institution. Gregory Copley, author. Lorraine Woellert, Bloomberg.

Interviews

Mvemba Phezo Dizolele on Ask the Expert

with Mvemba Phezo Dizolelevia Africa Center for Strategic Studies
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Writer, foreign policy analyst, and independent journalist Mvemba Phezo Dizolele discusses the drivers of conflict in Africa's Great Lakes region.

In the News
In the News

Guillermo Calvo on the Crisis, Money, and Macro

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, October 21, 2013

Guillermo Calvo of Columbia University and the National Bureau of Economic Research talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the nature of macroeconomic crises and what we have learned or should have learned in the aftermath of the most...

In the News

Mayor Chuck Reed Explains Pension Reform Initiative

with Hoover Institutionvia PublicCEO.com
Monday, October 21, 2013

Chuck Reed is soon to become a household name. San Jose’s Democratic mayor announced yesterday that he and a coalition of local leaders across the state will pursue qualifying a statewide pension reform initiative for the November 2014 election. The proposed initiative, entitled Pension Reform Act of 2014, will allow cities to curb pension obligations going ...

In the News

Senior Officer, NCIS Agent are Among Those Arrested in Navy Bribery Scandal

with Admiral Gary Rougheadvia Washington Post
Saturday, October 19, 2013

Senior officer, NCIS agent are among those arrested in fraud case involving overseas defense contractor.

In the News

Native Americans Are Among Chief Victims of Big Green's War on Coal

with Terry Andersonvia Washington Examiner
Friday, October 18, 2013

Global government policies to reduce carbon emissions will not prevent a hydrocarbon world. That’s what the World Energy Congress heard this week from energy research experts Wood Mackenzie. The firm's president of global markets, William Durbin, said that coal will surpass oil as the dominant fuel later this decade because of aggressive economic expansion in China and India using the cheapest and most plentiful energy resource. As King Coal rises in Asia - with little or no emissions control - President Obama's Environmental Protection Agency is creating a fool's paradise by destroying the world's cleanest, most controlled coal industry with fatal regulations. That does not play well on America's Indian reservations where the “Great White Father in Washington” virtually prohibits development of its vast coal reserves, much of it the cleaner, low-sulfur anthracite.