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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

This dependent independence is the least worst solution for Kosovo

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, February 21, 2008

When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands that have connected them with another ...

Analysis and Commentary

Populism of the Privileged

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, February 21, 2008

The rhetoric of Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton about the sad state of America is reminiscent of the suspect populism of John Edwards, the millionaire lawyer who recently dropped out of the Democratic presidential race...

In the News
In the News

Cancer Cure Coalition Proposes Major Changes at the FDA

with Henry I. Millervia PR Newswire
Thursday, February 21, 2008

Flawed policies and bad decisions at the FDA have contributed to an escalation of the cost of clinical trials which now take an average of one billion dollars and require 10 years for approval...

In the News

Vermeer's Hat

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, February 21, 2008

The latest EconTalk is a conversation with Timothy Brook, author of Vermeer's Hat, a lovely book that looks at the dawn of globalization in the 17th century by examining Vermeer's paintings and other bits of Dutch culture...

In the News

Men of stature

with Shelby Steelevia Washington Times
Thursday, February 21, 2008

The perception that Sen. Barack Obama is the messenger of hope and America's first post-racial candidate has contributed enormously to his success to date as a presidential candidate...

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Prosperity and making stuff

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, February 21, 2008

Harold Meyerson thinks we've become a nation of shoppers rather than a nation of producers...

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GOP lobbyist had no work permit

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, February 21, 2008

A former California Republican Party official who resigned last year in a controversy over his immigration status had no valid visa or work permit during his high-profile career as a Washington lobbyist for conservative icon Grover Norquist, newly filed court records show...

In the News

Barack Obama's Place In History

with Shelby Steelevia CBS News
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Barack Obama says he stands for a new kind of politics, and many Americans clearly approve of that message...

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Victor Davis Hanson

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Hugh Hewitt Blog
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

I spent an hour on the program today with Victor Davis Hanson on the presidential campaign generally and Obama's unpreparedness for the job of Commander-in-Chief specifically, the situations in Iraq, Kosovo and Pakistan and the rising tensions between Iran, Hezbollah and Israel...

In the News

Brook on Vermeer's Hat and the Dawn of Global Trade

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Timothy Brook, professor of history at the University of British Columbia and author of Vermeer's Hat: The Seventeenth Century and the Dawn of the Global World, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the expansion of global trade between Europe and the rest of the world, and in particular, North American and China...