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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Europe's Central Bank is out of step with the rest of the world

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia Project Syndicate
Thursday, December 20, 2007

The European Central Bank (ECB) remains seriously out of step with other key central banks in the industrial world despite recently announced coordinated efforts to increase short-term liquidity in the banking system...

Analysis and Commentary

Britain's national security strategy must emphasise prevention abroad

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, December 20, 2007

Is flooding the new terrorism?

Analysis and Commentary

The Clinton Albatross

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, December 20, 2007

If polls are accurate, Sen. Hillary Clinton’s once-sure bid for the Democratic presidential nomination is now not so sure...

In the News
In the News

Don't Count on a Stimulus Plan

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, December 20, 2007

With the Federal Reserve struggling to find the right medicine for a sickly economy that may be resistant to traditional remedies, talk of using fiscal stimulus -- spending increases or tax cuts -- is growing louder...

In the News

The Greenspan years

with Milton Friedmanvia Times Online
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

How did a self-described “lifelong libertarian Republican”, son of Jewish immigrants and follower of the controversial 1950s philosopher and author Ayn Rand, become the most powerful force in the American economy for most of the past two decades – including the entire duration of the Clinton administration?

In the News

The Constitution Doesn’t Need an Extreme Makeover

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

For the second year in a row, a new book by a constitutional scholar seeks to redo our nation’s founding document...

In the News

Putin, Part 2

with Michael McFaulvia KQED
Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Vladimir Putin said on Monday that he plans to take over as prime minister after stepping down as president next year...