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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Twenty years after a victory and a defeat, time for a progress report

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Someone should institute an annual 4 June review of the Chinese, European and American models...

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Tianamen's legacy of boldness

with Larry Diamondvia Christian Science Monitor
Sunday, June 7, 2009

On the evening of May 14, Jiang Qisheng, widely seen as one of China's most courageous dissidents, drafted and e-mailed to a friend a public statement commemorating the victims of the Army crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square 20 years ago...

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The long arm of the long census form

with Richard A. Epsteinvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, June 4, 2009

If you see the federal government as a benign force that seeks only to make your life better, then the questions in the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey may not bother you...

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Multiculturalism Trumps Freedom?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

In a recent interview President Obama, I think, was logically trying to say that practical hurdles and costs in the real world mean that we cannot simply force other countries to chose a wiser form of consensual government than their own...

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What's working

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

There are signs that the economy might be recovering...

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Econquotes: By Shlaes, Becker, Barro, Forbes, Wen Jiabao, etc.

with Robert J. Barro, Gary S. Beckervia KFSM 5 News (AR)
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Further quotations on the economy...

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Libertarians and Conservatives: Still Not Sitting in a Tree; Sotomayor Edition

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Reason
Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Distinguished legal scholar Richard Epstein (read his Reason archive here), who has been making various libertarian critiques of Barack Obama's first nomination to the Supreme Court, has a Forbes column out about "the serious intellectual weakness in the conservative case against her confirmation." ...

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UP

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Tuesday, June 2, 2009

New York state’s test scores in math were released yesterday, and not surprisingly they were up, up, up...