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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Global Warming -- RIP?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Not long ago, candidate Obama promised to cool the planet and lower the rising seas...But despite a Democrat-controlled House and Senate in 2009-2010, President Obama never passed into law any global warming legislation...So what happened to the global warming craze...?

Analysis and Commentary

The Mortgage Crisis: Some Inside Views

by Charles Calomirisvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Emails show that risk managers at Freddie Mac warned about lower underwriting standards—in vain, and with lessons for today...

Analysis and Commentary

Optimistic or Pessimistic About America

by James W. Ceaservia Commentary
Thursday, October 27, 2011

There is no sadder sight than an American pessimist...What, then, is one to think of opinion polls today showing that, by a margin of almost 4 to 1 (77 percent to 20 percent), the public considers the nation to be on the “wrong track”...?

Analysis and Commentary

Iraq vs. Libya

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Friedman is quite right to note the mistakes in Afghanistan and Iraq that cost American lives, while Libya cost not one, but that easy logic ignores a lot of reality...

Analysis and Commentary

The Texts They Are A-Changin'

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

How should the introductory economics text change in response the financial crisis, the recession and the very slow recovery...?

Analysis and Commentary

Our Growing Government

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Even as we live through the biggest recession since the Great Depression, we are also witnesses to the most expansive exercise of federal power since the New Deal...

Analysis and Commentary

Dying to Grow?

by Henry I. Millervia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Studies that show an association between a factor and a health effect should be regarded as no more than a preliminary result that points researchers toward further research and analysis...

Interviews
Interviews

Iran's Largest Banks Swindled Out Of $2.6 Billion

with Abbas Milanivia Morning Edition (NPR)
Thursday, October 27, 2011

A bank fraud scandal of unprecedented proportions is shaking domestic politics in Iran...

Interviews

Does U.S. Economic Inequality Have a Good Side?

with Richard A. Epsteinvia PBS NewsHour
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

As part of his Making Sen$e series on economic inequality, Paul Solman talks to libertarian law professor Richard Epstein, who argues that wealth inequality acts as a driving force for innovation...

In the News
In the News

Research desk: Will defense cuts harm the economy?

with Robert J. Barrovia Wonkblog (Washington Post)
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
In the News

Ryan: Obama dividing, not uniting

with Hoover Institutionvia 2chambers (Washington Post)
Wednesday, October 26, 2011