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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Moral Economy

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, January 24, 2008

In this heated campaign season, housing prices are plummeting...

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One practical way to improve the state of the world: turn G8 into G14

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Wherever you turn in Davos, you see the World Economic Forum's modest motto: "Committed to improving the state of the world..."

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Untested Savior

with Shelby Steelevia American Conservative
Monday, January 28, 2008

The nation’s Obama swoon has eased, arrested by Hillary’s swell of tears...

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The point about minimum wages

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Some people seem to have misunderstood the point about this post on minimum wages...

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From Hoover Press: Anti-Americanism in Europe: A Cultural Problem, by Russell A. Berman

with Russell A. Bermanvia Business Wire
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Anti-Americanism in Europe: A Cultural Problem (Hoover Press, 2008) is being released by the Hoover Institution as part of its new Hoover Classics series...

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Assumption College’s Ecumenical Institute presents “Defending Liberal Education"

with Peter Berkowitzvia Worcester Telegram (MA)
Thursday, January 24, 2008

A lecture by law, ethics and political scholar Peter Berkowitz, at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Salon of La Maison Francaise, 500 Salisbury St...

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Stimulie, II

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Here is federal tax revenue collected from the income tax on individuals from 2000-2006, reported by the CBO (Tab #3), measured in billions of dollars...

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Beyond housing, credit crunch threatens economy

with Milton Friedmanvia Miami Herald
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Five months ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke shrugged aside the global financial turbulence caused by risky subprime loans and pronounced himself more concerned with inflation than credit markets...

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Short-term bad for long-term good

with John B. Taylorvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Economist Kevin Hassett, an adviser to Republican presidential candidate John McCain, described the proposed $145 billion economic stimulus package being negotiated by President Bush and the Democrat-led Congress as I write this column, this way...

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Retired general outlines what awaits next president

with John Abizaidvia Florida Times-Union
Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Whoever wins the White House and becomes the nation's commander in chief next January will have to deal with four big strategic issues in the Middle East, according to a retired four-star general who once commanded all U.S. troops in Iraq...

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Econ 101: What does 'Recession' Mean?

with Robert J. Barrovia Business and Media Institute
Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Amy Robach, a daytime anchor at MSNBC, recently reported on the “Today” show that “everyone’s talking about a recession..."

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Defence research: Still in the lead?

with William J. Perryvia Nature.com
Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Last year's DARPATech conference could not have been held at a more fitting place than a Disneyland hotel in California...

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The Elusive Immigration Vote

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Council on Foreign Relations
Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Immigration has been one of the hottest topics in U.S. politics in recent years...

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The economics of evolution

with Milton Friedmanvia Telegraph
Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Marx declared in The Communist Manifesto that 'the bourgeoisie cannot exist without constantly revolutionising the instruments of production.."

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The History and Economics of the Family: A Guest Post

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Times
Tuesday, January 22, 2008

When I tell my non-economist friends that I do research on the “economics of the family,” they often look puzzled...

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Status update: Stanford is politically engaged

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Politics and poking?

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The Koret Task Force on the No Child Left Behind Act

with Koret Task Forcevia ForaTv
Thursday, January 17, 2008

During a conference on education hosted by the Hoover Institution, members of the Koret Task Force held a Q & A session about the pros and cons of the No Child Left Behind Act and whether or not congress should reauthorize it after it runs out...

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Swords into Plowshares?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American
Thursday, January 3, 2008

Militaries may begin wars confident in their existing weapons and technol­ogy, but they generally win only by radically changing designs or finding entirely new ones...