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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Bad ‘News’

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 5, 2008

We have forgotten so much about the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that many people may not remember the deadly anthrax spores that were mailed to various prominent people in politics and in the media during that time...

Analysis and Commentary

The Gratingest Generation

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, August 5, 2008

If our era could have its own coat of arms, it would be a yak against a background of mush...

Analysis and Commentary

Plans for Mideast peace

by Peter Berkowitzvia Washington Times
Monday, August 4, 2008

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice may still salvage a shelf agreement - the articulation of a framework to inform future negotiations - before the next president takes office...

In the News
In the News

The Death of Doha- time for a global rethink?

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Web Diary (Australia)
Tuesday, August 5, 2008

For decades there has been neither a national interest nor a moral need for farm subsidies...

In the News

An Economic Disaster?

with Robert J. Barro, Russell Robertsvia EconLog
Monday, August 4, 2008

In a meandering interview, Russ Roberts and Robert Barro talk about disasters...

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Black Students Showing Strong Gains, Charter Schools Research Finds

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia PR Newswire
Monday, August 4, 2008

Results from four studies show Black students in public charter schools making important gains and outperforming their counterparts in traditional schools on standard academic tests...

In the News

Summer reads for Tories

with Philip Bobbittvia theBookseller.com (UK)
Monday, August 4, 2008

A "Summer Reading List" of 37 books has been circulated to all 195 Tory MPs, reports the Independent, covering subjects from "how great men rise to fame, how to stab your rival in the back, and how easily it can all go horribly wrong"...

In the News

NJ Parents Fighting Government Education Establishment

with Milton Friedmanvia Conservative Voice
Monday, August 4, 2008

Voters in New Jersey's District 8 need to know that this district is a battleground for real change...

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A Sampling of Advisory Opinion

with Milton Friedmanvia Barron's Online
Monday, August 4, 2008

August: Here's our case for declining inflation over the near term...

In the News

Obama’s Ten Commandments

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, August 4, 2008

McCain and Obama are essentially even in many of the polls...

In the News

Holiday reading: 38 books to make a better Tory

with Philip Bobbittvia Guardian (UK)
Monday, August 4, 2008

Well, I've managed four of them...

In the News

No-tax zones a no-go notion

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Dominion Post (New Zealand)
Monday, August 4, 2008

From time to time the idea of not imposing any income tax below a certain level of income is canvassed...

In the News

Atomic war: Rethinking peace

with George P. Shultzvia Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Monday, August 4, 2008

On Wednesday, the 63rd anniversary of the first atomic bombing, many Seattle-area residents will gather at Green Lake to commemorate the deaths of tens of thousands...

In the News

Walker's World: Which Iran is in charge?

with John Abizaidvia United Press International
Monday, August 4, 2008

Will the real Iranian government please stand up to be identified?...

In the News

John Rash: Economy got you down? Take the long view

with Milton Friedmanvia Star Tribune (MN)
Monday, August 4, 2008

The view from the top floor of Hennepin Avenue's Federal Reserve Bank building offers a panoramic perspective of downtown Minneapolis -- as well as of the region's economy...

In the News

The buzz: We have met the enemy

with Shelby Steelevia Kansas City Star
Sunday, August 3, 2008

In recent weeks, Barack Obama’s aides have met with GOP “leaders in crucial states to strategize about wooing undecided voters.”..

In the News

NEWSWEEK: International Editions: Highlights and Exclusives, August 11, 2008 Issue

with Robert J. Barrovia PR Newswire
Sunday, August 3, 2008

Inflation Explosion (All overseas editions). Senior Editor Rana Foroohar reports on why globalization, which used to be all about making things cheaper, has led to half the world living with double-digit inflation...

In the News

Iran Looms As Nuclear Party Crasher

with William J. Perryvia National Journal
Saturday, August 2, 2008

Missiles flare through the skies above Iran. U.S. and British warships stage all-hands-on-deck maneuvers in the Persian Gulf...