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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Seamus Heaney has raised the debate on the Lisbon treaty. A yes vote would be good for Ireland and the EU – and Iran, too

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

“It was the bard wot won it.”...

Analysis and Commentary

Don't Blame Hedge Funds

by Melvyn B. Kraussvia New York Times
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

When President Obama unveiled his financial regulation plan last week, a collective sigh of relief was heard throughout the U.S. financial community...

Analysis and Commentary

A Realistic Postmortem on China’s Tiananmen

by William Ratliffvia Independent Institute
Monday, June 22, 2009

Some pundits have taken to calling the violent military repression of post-election protesters in Iran a “Tehran Tiananmen.”...

In the News
In the News

Homeschooling goes from fringe to mainstream in US

with Paul E. Petersonvia Agence France-Presse
Thursday, June 25, 2009

When Elizabeth Dean was four, her mother took her out of kindergarten to teach her at home because she could already read the children's classic "Charlotte's Web" while the other kids were just learning how to write the letter "C"...

In the News

Africa with Dambisa Moyo: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Dambisa Moyo responds to her critics...

In the News

Hoover Institution Library and Archives Exhibition - A Revolutionary Idea: Hoover Making History since 1919

with Herbert Hoover, Hoover Institution, Nicholas Siekierski, Richard Sousavia Business Wire
Thursday, June 25, 2009

The Hoover Institution is marking the ninetieth anniversary of its founding with an exhibit titled A Revolutionary Idea: Hoover Making History since 1919...

In the News

Rates akimbo

with John B. Taylorvia Business Spectator (Australia)
Thursday, June 25, 2009

The major change in this morning’s statement from the Federal Reserve is that the threat of disaster has been removed...

In the News

Looking for competition in all the wrong places

with John F. Coganvia American Thinker
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Competition could work to improve quality and lower costs in health care, if the right mix of policies were part of health care reform...

In the News

Lisbon 'needed for stormy seas' of fiscal crisis

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Irish Times
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

THE LISBON Treaty would make for better regulation of the European Union in these days of economic difficulty, author and commentator Timothy Garton Ash has said...

In the News

Tough to intercept missiles

with William J. Perryvia Japan Times
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Due to the severe economic slump, the United States recently announced that it would make substantial cuts to its costly and controversial missile defense program...

In the News

Bruce Bueno De Mesquita on Iran

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Associated Content (blog)
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Back in February, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, a professor of political science at New York University and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, made some interesting predictions about Iran that, in the light of recent events, bear examining...

In the News

China v. US: My empire is bigger than yours

with Niall Fergusonvia GlobalPost.com
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

What happens when a rising power lends money to the world's biggest power?...

In the News

Is More Education Necessarily a Good Thing?

with Thomas Sowellvia National Review Online
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Thomas Sowell's column today takes dead aim at the recent Wall Street Journal piece Jane and I attacked earlier in the week...

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More Bruce BDM on Iran

by Russell Roberts with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

His TED talk is here...

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Iran's Clenched Fist Election: What's Next for U.S. Policy (Transcript)

with Abbas Milanivia Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC)
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Three weeks ago when Iranians were just preparing to go to the polls, Karim Sadjadpour, one of our speakers today, wrote that they would surely be unfree, unfair and unpredictable...

In the News

Iran’s Clenched Fist Election: What Next for U.S. Policy? (Video)

with Abbas Milanivia Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (DC)
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Three weeks ago when Iranians were just preparing to go to the polls, Karim Sadjadpour, one of our speakers today, wrote that they would surely be unfree, unfair and unpredictable...