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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Schools’ eco-propaganda doesn’t teach kids to think

by Laura E. Hugginsvia Buffalo News
Monday, September 28, 2009

It’s back to school—the time of year when the cool autumn air rolls in, crisp apples fall from the trees and my 5-year-old daughter comes home from school asking...

Analysis and Commentary

Union Power in the Obama Administration

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, September 27, 2009

The major American trade unions, including the United Automobile Workers, the United Steelworkers, and the Service Employees International Union, went all out in their support of Barack Obama during the past presidential election...

Analysis and Commentary

The Real Anniversary

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One (blog)
Saturday, September 26, 2009

Two weekends ago the big news was the one-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy and the ensuing panic...

Analysis and Commentary

It Would Have Been Easier Just to Tell the Truth

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Saturday, September 26, 2009

Given the recent arrests of several jihadist plotters, we can be thankful that Obama did not, as once promised in various early manifestations, end renditions, wiretaps, intercepts, and the Patriot Act ("shoddy and dangerous")...

Analysis and Commentary

Weird Economics at G-20 Summit

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, September 25, 2009

From the September 22 Wall Street Journal: Those countries running current account deficits, most notably the U.S., would have to define ways to boost savings...

Analysis and Commentary

Pope's plea for love to replace trade is a dream

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, September 25, 2009

With everyone confused about how much free-market capitalism has to do with the economic mess, now is the time for enemies of economic liberty to rise up and seize the day!...

Interviews
Interviews

Sacramento Insider: Schwarzenegger to Speak at GOP Convention

with Bill Whalenvia KSRO 1350 (Sonoma)
Friday, September 25, 2009

The California GOP convention takes place in scorching hot Indian Wells this weekend...

In the News
In the News

The Law & More with Laurence Silberman: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, September 28, 2009

Judge Laurence H. Silberman discusses saving the Second Amendment...

In the News

Cohan on the Life and Death of Bear Stearns

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, September 28, 2009

William Cohan, author of House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Steet, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the life and death of Bear Stearns...

In the News

Charter-School Clincher

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia New York Post
Monday, September 28, 2009

A new study has just blown away any remaining doubts about the remark able success of charter schools...

In the News

Prof. shows charter school efficacy

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Stanford Daily
Monday, September 28, 2009

Supporters of charter schools – schools that are privately managed but supported by public funds – have gained scientific credibility from a report released by Stanford economics Prof. Caroline Hoxby...

In the News

Charter Success

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Washington Post
Sunday, September 27, 2009

OPPONENTS OF charter schools are going to have to come up with a new excuse: They can't claim any longer that these non-traditional public schools don't succeed...

In the News

Worldview: Obama faces a huge task in rallying global power

with George P. Shultzvia Philadelphia Inquirer
Sunday, September 27, 2009

It was a week of stunning contradictions for Barack Obama...

In the News

Scholar: Afghan rebuilding not going well

with Kori Schakevia United Press International
Friday, September 25, 2009

Washington lacks a comprehensive non-military strategy to supplement the combat effort under consideration for Afghanistan, an analyst says...

In the News

Broker Talk: The Recovery Will Surprise You

with Robert E. Hallvia Smartmoney
Friday, September 25, 2009

Investors are still jittery about the market recovery...

In the News

World leaders vow to seek nuclear-free world

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Agence France-Presse
Friday, September 25, 2009

World leaders Thursday vowed to work to stop the spread of atomic weapons and rid the planet of nuclear arms at an unprecedented Security Council summit hosted by US President Barack Obama...

In the News

Ahead of German election, nostalgia for communist East grows

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Christian Science Monitor
Friday, September 25, 2009

At a market in an east Berlin suburb, Barber Neubert sells health food – and talks about his family on the eve of German elections...

In the News

An instructive contrast

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Friday, September 25, 2009

"Watching the UN watch Ahmadinejad," writes Victor Davis Hanson, "I was reminded of Europe circa July 1941."...