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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Flipping Out: Controlled Choice Restricts Options

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

“Controlled choice”restricts families’ education options and imposes a top-down, government-run, social-engineering scheme based on somebody’s view of the value of racial and socioeconomic integration.

Analysis and Commentary

Real Prosperity

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

This week’s EconTalk is one of my favorite episodes in a long time–Nina Munk talking about her book, The Idealist, the story of Jeffrey Sachs’s attempts to end poverty. There is much to learn from Munk’s story of the six

Analysis and Commentary

The Poison of Postmodern Lying

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Washington's Version of the Awards Ceremony (Registration Required)

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

It's like the Academy Awards without awards or celebrities or high style. It's like the Grammys without music or celebrities or outré style. It's like Sundance without screenings or deals or celebrities or coolness. The State of the Union is Washington's version of the president's awards ceremony. It's an endless acceptance speech. And on foreign and defense policy, it's especially boring five years into a presidency defined by defining down expectations of America in the world.

Analysis and Commentary

Eureka: California’s 20th-Century “Voting Experience”

by Pete Petersonvia Advancing a Free Society
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Interviews
Interviews

David Henderson on Here and Now (1:18)

with David R. Hendersonvia NPR
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In his State of the Union address, President Obama said Washington's job is to reverse income inequality trends. Two economists with opposing views join us.

Interviews

Richard Epstein on the John Batchelor Show (19:46)

with Richard A. Epsteinvia John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Steve Cohen, NYU. Richard Epstein, Hoover.  

Interviews

Victor Hanson Davis on Garrison Radio

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Garrison (WIBC)
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Attorney Greg Garrison hosts The Garrison Show, weekdays from 9am-12pm on 93.1 WIBC in Indianapolis.

In the News
In the News

Only Time Will Define Bernanke's Crisis-Era Legacy at Fed

with Allan H. Meltzervia Reuters
Thursday, January 30, 2014

(Reuters) - Ben Bernanke did not hesitate when asked whether he was confident that his signature response to the Great Recession would work.Well, the problem with QE is that it works in practice but it

In the News

Gov. Jerry Brown's Approval Rating Hits New High in Election Year

with Bill Whalenvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

A new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California shows broad and deep support for how California Gov. Jerry Brown is doing his job, and for his budget proposal -- not great news for the GOP.