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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

U.S. and China: Which way?

by Alvin Rabushkavia Washington Times
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Current U.S. headlines about China trumpet dubious dog food and lead paint in toys...

Analysis and Commentary

Back to School Blues

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Last week I went shopping in our small rural hometown, where my family has attended the same public schools since 1896...

In the News
In the News

Budget impasse likely to recur next year given projected deficit

with Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Thursday, August 23, 2007

The nearly two-month standoff over the state budget this summer certainly took a toll: It delayed millions of dollars owed to nursing homes and community colleges, and strained relations between Senate Democrats and Republicans so badly that one legislative leader openly doubted whether they'll be able to accomplish much of anything in the coming weeks and months...

In the News

First: Romney's Health Care Policy Advisory List

with John F. Coganvia Atlantic Monthly
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Here's a first look at Mitt Romney's health care policy advisory council...

In the News

Mitt Romney: Governor Mitt Romney Announces Health Care Policy Advisory Group

with John F. Coganvia All American Patriots
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Today, Governor Mitt Romney announced that several leading health care advisers will serve on the Romney for President Health Care Policy Advisory Group...

In the News

No Child Should Assess Individuals As Well

with Paul E. Peterson, Education Nextvia Post Chronicle
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

The No Child Left Behind Act measuring stick needs tinkering to better assess and identify failing schools, a new study reported...

In the News

Education Next: NCLB Uses a Flawed Measuring Stick to Judge School Performance

with Education Next, Paul E. Petersonvia Business Wire
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

The federal law No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is using the wrong measuring stick to identify failing schools, says Harvard University's Paul E. Peterson in the new issue of Education Next...

In the News

Argonne Institute Addresses Computational Challenges Posed By Economic Models

with Kenneth L. Juddvia All American Patriots
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Computer scientists from the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory joined with economists from the University of Chicago earlier this month for a conference designed to bridge the existing gulf between these two fields and teach young economists how to use state-of-the-art software and computational methods...

In the News

Cambridge v. Chicago: An Answer To Dr. Arnold Relman's New Republic Review of Overdose

by Richard A. Epstein with Milton Friedmanvia Point of Law
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

In a recent issue of the New Republic, Arnold Relman, a former Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, offered a most unflattering review of my recent book, Overdose: How Excessive Government Regulation Stifles Pharmaceutical Innovation (Yale University Press, 2006)...

In the News

A Response to ever more from Andrew Sullivan

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

The last time I had a run-in with the frenetic Andrew Sullivan was in front of an audience at Columbia University...

In the News

The West in the 21st Century — Developed or Developing Nations?

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Global Politician
Tuesday, August 21, 2007

In the debate regarding how the relationship between the Old West, Europe, and the New West, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, will be in the 21st century, many observers seem to take for granted that much of Europe will fall to Islam, and that native Europeans will flee and resettle in the New West...

In the News

Giuliani's Presents Comprehensive Foreign Policy Approach

with George P. Shultz, Charles Hillvia Jewish Press
Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Rudolph Giuliani's foreign policy is neither a blueprint nor a prescription, his top adviser on the matter says...