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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

We are getting less foreign news at the very moment we need more

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, April 16, 2009

One complaint I heard during a recent stay in China is that western media give a distorted picture of what's happening there...

In the News
In the News

At War with Gen. Jack Keane: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, April 16, 2009

Can the U.S. military win in Afghanistan, just as it is winning in Iraq?...

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New Knock Against Earmarking

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Inside Higher Education
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

For all the hand wringing about the perceived decline of American scientific research, the U.S. is still the envy of much of the rest of the world -- notably Europe, which has been beating itself up about its "innovation gap" compared with its cross-Atlantic competitor, especially when it comes to "frontier," or path breaking, research...

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Rise & Shine: Since last week edition, dropping in from San Diego

with Diane Ravitchvia Gotham Schools
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

From New York City:...

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Global Scorecard for the Economic Slowdown

with Niall Fergusonvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Former World Bank chief James D. Wolfensohn and historian Niall Ferguson gave a gloomy assessment of the world economy and said that while the outlook for the U.S. is dim, that for Europe is far worse...

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You Can't Spell "Tea" Without a "D" and a "C"

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Let me see if I have this right...

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Klein on The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Episode 2--A Discussion of Part I

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

This is the second podcast in the EconTalk Book Club discussion of The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith...

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The Texas School Board on the Defensive

with Diane Ravitchvia Chronicle of Higher Education
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Here’s an article in the Wall Street Journal this week with the headline “Education Board in Texas Faces Curbs.”...

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The limits of realism

with George P. Shultzvia Foreign Policy
Wednesday, April 15, 2009

A decade ago I attended a talk that Suzanne Massie gave at Yale, in which she described her curious relationship with President Reagan as a regular informal advisor and back-channel interlocutor on Soviet affairs...

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Lockheed Martin and Angeles Composite Technologies, Inc. Celebrate Department of Defense Nunn-Perry Award

with William J. Perryvia PR Newswire
Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Angeles Composite Technologies (ACTI) celebrated their Nunn-Perry Award for mentoring and supplier excellence today during an event at the ACTI facility in Port Angeles, Wash...

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Supreme Court Preview: Horne v. Flores

with Eric Hanushek, Paul T. Hillvia Education Week
Monday, April 13, 2009

This is the first in a series of previews in the School Law Blog on the three education cases being argued in the U.S. Supreme Court this month...

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Will Stimulus Money Lead to Actual Education Reform?

with Michael J. Petrillivia US News and World Report
Thursday, April 9, 2009

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has said repeatedly that he wants to use the economic stimulus aid for education to accelerate improvement in schools...

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The Governance and Performance of Research Universities: Evidence from Europe and the U.S.

by Caroline M. Hoxbyvia National Bureau of Economic Research
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

We investigate how university governance affects research output, measured by patenting and international university research rankings...