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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Swine-Flu Hysteria: Who Dunnit

by Henry I. Millervia New York Post
Thursday, May 7, 2009

NOW that the H1N1 swine-flu outbreak appears to be waning, it's time to draw important lessons from what happened...

Analysis and Commentary

This epochal crisis requires us to resolve the paradox of capitalism

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

At work, we're told to be diligent and disciplined; elsewhere, hedonistic and self-indulgent...

Analysis and Commentary

Americans want it all, provided somebody else pays for it

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Today's Americans inherited the wealthiest nation in history — but only because earlier generations learned how to feed, fuel, finance and defend themselves in ways unrivaled elsewhere...

In the News
In the News

Civil-Rights Gains Test New Memorials' Relevance

with Shelby Steelevia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Does the America of 2009, led by an African-American president, need any more museums or monuments to the struggle for civil rights?...

In the News

Speaking truth to power

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Deep truths from Clifford Asness, manager of AQR Capital Management, a $20 billion hedge fund, responds to President Obama's complaint that the hedge funds ruined the rescue of Chrysler for refusing to "sacrifice." (HT: Alan Schram)...

In the News

Bada Bing!

by Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

The news out of Detroit: NBA legend Dave Bing was the surprise winner in last night's special mayoral election...

In the News

Commission Recommends Renewed US Leadership on Nuclear Arms Reduction

with William J. Perryvia Voice of America
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

A report released in Washington on Wednesday recommends strengthened U.S. leadership in global efforts to prevent further nuclear weapons proliferation...

In the News

How Job-Findings, Not Job-Loss, Explain Unemployment

with Robert E. Hallvia New Republic
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Steven Greenhouse at the Times does a nice job putting a sunny spin on the job situation: Since November, the nation has lost more than three million jobs...

In the News

Speaking in Utah

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

I will be speaking on trade and globalization in Salt Lake City, May 20, in the morning...