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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Here, you can feel the power shift. But we all wrestle with the same problems

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Kangaroos, I read in the South China Morning Post, originally came from China...

Analysis and Commentary

In America, failure is not an option

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, November 20, 2008

We all remember the advice about failure we received from our parents and teachers...

Analysis and Commentary

How To Move The Economy Forward?

by Russell Robertsvia Forbes
Thursday, November 20, 2008

President-elect Obama announced the other day that the government would do "whatever it takes" to revive the economy...

Analysis and Commentary

Hoping for Change in Education?

via National Review Online
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

New York Times columnist David Brooks began his June 13th piece with a question...

In the News
In the News

The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World, by Niall Ferguson

with Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph (UK)
Thursday, November 20, 2008

'Money is the root of most progress,' says Niall Ferguson...

In the News

SNB Cuts Benchmark Rate by a Record 100 Basis Points (Update3)

with Robert E. Hallvia Bloomberg
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Switzerland's central bank lowered its benchmark interest rate by an unprecedented percentage point after the economic growth outlook worsened...

In the News

The Guantanamo Dilemma

with Peter Schweizervia FrontPage Magazine
Thursday, November 20, 2008

When Barack Obama campaigned for the presidency he repeatedly promised to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center, where hundreds of terrorist suspects have been held since the beginning of the War on Terror...

In the News

Shelby Steele on President-Elect Obama: Chapter 4 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Shelby Steelevia Uncommon Knowledge
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Shelby Steele says no white candidate could have won the 2008 presidential election armed with Barack Obama’s policies...

In the News

CBC icon: Still happening after 40 years

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The concept was simplicity itself...

In the News

North Korean Nuclear Sampling to be Delayed

with George P. Shultzvia Nuclear Threat Initiative
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

The United States has reportedly agreed to delay a key component of the program to verify the scope of North Korea's nuclear operations, Kyodo News reported today...

In the News

Outside View: Russia's new start -- Part 2

with Michael McFaulvia Middle East Times
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Russia sees new threats from NATO and the United States, and they see new threats from Russia...

In the News

Ferguson Faults Fed in Failure

with Niall Fergusonvia Harvard Crimson
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Professor Niall Ferguson argued that the current economic crisis developed largely as a result of widespread ignorance of financial history, while speaking to a packed house at the Harvard Book Store last night to promote his new book, “The Ascent of Money.”...

In the News

Home schooling on the rise in U.S.

with Hoover Institution, Education Nextvia United Press International
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

A California think tank says there has been a sharp increase in the number of children being home schooled in the United States...

In the News

Finances put applicants in a tough spot

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Brown Daily Herald (RI)
Wednesday, November 19, 2008

When Elizabeth Mucha was an infant, her parents invested in bonds that they planned to cash in when it came time to pay for her college education...