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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Independence for Scotland would not be good for England

by Timothy Garton Ash with Niall Fergusonvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, May 3, 2007

As an Englishman, I've been trying to work out what I think about Scottish independence...

Analysis and Commentary

When civil war spreads

by Niall Fergusonvia BBC News
Thursday, May 3, 2007

As a consequence of a botched Anglo-American occupation, Iraq is now in the midst of a civil war - already one of the biggest in the world since 1945 - with the kind of escalating cycle of tit-for-tat killing and ethnic cleansing that can last for years, even decades...

Analysis and Commentary

Hooked On Trivia While Threats Fester

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Americans for weeks woke up and went to bed to news updates about Anna Nicole Smith's death and the fate of her daughter...

In the News
In the News

Don't Abolish the AMT

with David R. Hendersonvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Thursday, May 3, 2007

We should not abolish the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT), but instead, reform it in such a way that it encourages economic growth...

In the News

The men who would be Reagan

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Thursday, May 3, 2007

It has been nearly 20 years since the late President Ronald Reagan had a direct role in American politics, but the 40th president of the United States will be a dominant image Thursday as ten GOP presidential hopefuls jostle to seize the Reagan mantle in time for the 2008 election...

In the News

Inquiry or Indoctrination?

with Milton Friedmanvia Inside Higher Education
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Let’s face it: Comp 101 doesn’t tend to be the most controversial of courses...

In the News

Republican Candidates to Debate Tonight

with Hoover Institutionvia Associated Press
Thursday, May 3, 2007

The Republicans get their chance tonight...

In the News

The American Century

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, May 3, 2007

If one had to pinpoint the birth of globalization, a good bet would be Aug. 15, 1971, when President Richard Nixon dropped the U.S. dollar's convertibility to gold...

In the News

Satel's Kidney

by Russell Roberts with Richard A. Epsteinvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Last year, Sally Satel received a kidney from Virginia Postrel...

In the News

Education Next: Education Secretary Margaret Spellings Faces Tough Test in NCLB Reauthorization Fight

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Education Secretary Margaret Spellings is likely to be facing the fight of her career when the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) takes center stage in the coming months...

In the News

A New U.S. Government Could Be the Bright Light in a Bleak Nuclear Arms Future

with George P. Shultz, William J. Perryvia Embassy (Canada)
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

A new moment has arrived in the long struggle to rid the world of nuclear weapons...

In the News

The Crazy Middle East

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

All the pros and cons on the war have been aired...

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Draft or no draft?

with Milton Friedmanvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Should the United States institute mass military conscription? All this week, Phillip Carter and Austin Bay debate American military preparedness...

In the News

AAUW's Fuzzy Math an Insult to Women

with Diane Ravitchvia Conservative Voice
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Equal Pay Day has become one of our annual rites of Spring...

In the News

How To Fix the Public Schools

by Diane Ravitchvia Huffington Post
Tuesday, May 1, 2007

It is really truly hard to keep track of all the studies and reports that appear on what seems to be a daily basis about how to fix the public schools...