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Need credit? Ask your community

with Stephen Habervia Marketplace
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Working around unavailable credit, Mexican communities developed a system called tanda to borrow money from their community...

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The Cyber Way to Knowledge

with John E. Chubb, Terry M. Moevia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Every three years, the Program for International Student Assessment ranks the education levels of 15-year-olds around the world...

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Pipes sees regime power play in Iranian '(S)election'

with Daniel Pipesvia American Thinker
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Mideast analyst Daniel Pipes finds much unexpected good news in the outcome of the Iranian "(s)election," as he refers to it, with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the declared winner...

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Iran’s Internet battle hits new heights

with Abbas Milanivia MSNBC
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

As international media outlets are being pushed off the streets of Tehran, the burden of reporting on Iran's post-election crisis is falling increasingly on online channels ranging from blogs and video sites to Twitter and Facebook...

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Clerics May Be Key to Outcome of Unrest

with Abbas Milanivia New York Times
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

With Iran’s political establishment at war with itself, a central question lurking behind the postelection tumult is which side the country’s highly influential clerics will back...

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'Mom, dad better than certified teachers'

with Eric Hanushekvia WND - World Net Daily
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Not only do a long list of studies show that mom and dad can teach their own children as effectively as any "certified" teacher, there are indications that for some subjects, those "qualified" instructors actually deliver a negative impact to the performance of their students, according to a new assessment assembled by the Home School Legal Defense Association...

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Experts: Iranian Revolution Unlikely

with Abbas Milanivia Atlantic Monthly
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The political turmoil in Iran has been referred to casually by American observers as a revolution, and there's a hope among some that it will result in dramatic regime change in Iran...

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Where is the world's smallest violin?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Diane Feinstein and Susan Collins are disappointed in the political process...

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Poland: A Wise Fool's Paradise?

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Krakow Post
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

"Hundreds of years ago, Polish kings were honoured here at Wawel," the prime minister began...

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ECONOMIC SCENE: Will Fed’s stimulus send inflation soaring?

with Robert E. Hallvia Christian Science Monitor
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

How much money can the Fed create without stirring up rapid inflation and sharply devaluing the US dollar?...

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Bay Area Iranians protest against the disputed presidential election

with Abbas Milanivia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

As tens of thousands of demonstrators marched through the Iranian capital Wednesday to protest the results of last week's presidential election, Iranian-Americans in the Bay Area ensured that they, too, had their voices heard...

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Rational rationing?

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

David Leonhardt writes (HT: Elizabeth Terrell): Milton Friedman’s beloved line is a good way to frame the issue: There is no such thing as a free lunch...

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Editorial: State should consider suspending K-3 class-size reduction

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Contra Costa Times
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

THERE IS NO viable way to close the state's $20 billion-plus budget gap without painful spending cuts...

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Assessing the Iranian Election

by Daniel Pipesvia Danielpipes.org (blog)
Saturday, June 13, 2009

Better put, the Iranian "selection," as the exercise yesterday appears to have been window dressing for Supreme Leader Ali Khamene'i, the real power in Iran, to re-appoint Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president...