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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Does the Government Really Need More Help than the Private Sector?

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Thursday, June 14, 2012

In short, should elected officials treat the government sector or the private sector as their principal client interest?...

Analysis and Commentary

Whose Fault Is Today's Bad Economy?

by Edward Paul Lazearvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, June 14, 2012

What we're experiencing is a new wave of slowdowns, not a continuation of past problems...

Analysis and Commentary

Confessions of a Former Luddite

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Next
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Not so long ago, I doubted that computers, cell phones, and the internet would make any more difference in American education than television had...Well, I was wrong...

Analysis and Commentary

Reviews of “Power and Constraint”

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The motivation for the book was to rebut widespread claims that the post-9/11 Terror Presidency is legally unconstrained by showing that the presidency is embedded in a novel web of consequential internal and external legal and related constraints...

Analysis and Commentary

Add 400,000 More to the Unemployment Count

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Now we have another category: People who take early social security (and sacrifice higher pensions from later retirement) due to the fact that they cannot find jobs...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's Disdain For The Private Sector

by Henry I. Millervia Forbes.com
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

How could the president possibly be so misguided? By his own admission, Obama has neither affinity nor respect for the private sector...

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In the News

Why We Can't All Just Get Along

by William Damonvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, June 14, 2012

A review of Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.

In the News

When Enough Is Enough

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Opinionator (New York Times)
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
In the News

Save the Whales

by Gary D. Libecapvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

How the free market and property rights can help preserve a great natural resource...

In the News

A Cure for What Ails Us

with Allan H. Meltzervia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, June 9, 2012