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Accountability in a Globalized World

by Shavit Matias via The Briefing
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

There is clearly an obligation of accountability by states to their own citizens.

Analysis and Commentary

Americans Oppose NSA Programs—And Want Snowden Prosecuted

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

That's the mixed message of this new poll from the Pew Center for the People and the Press, which also suggests---among other things---that President Obama's speech is not resonating all that much with the public. In an interesting twist, Republicans disap

Analysis and Commentary

Fact-Free Liberal

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - Fact-Free Liberals

Analysis and Commentary

Fact-Free Liberals: Part II

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - Fact-Free Liberals: Part II

Analysis and Commentary

Fact-Free Liberals: Part III

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - Fact-Free Liberals: Part III

Analysis and Commentary

Fact-Free Liberals: Part IV

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Thomas Sowell Opinion Columns - Fact-Free Liberals: Part IV

Analysis and Commentary

Cash for Kidneys: The Case for a Market for Organs

by Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

In 2012, 95,000 American men, women and children were on the waiting list for new kidneys, the most commonly transplanted organ. Yet only about 16,500 kidney transplant operations were performed that year.

American Flags
Analysis and Commentary

Americans Aren’t Polarized, Just Better Sorted

by Morris P. Fiorina, Samuel J. Abramsvia The Monkey Cage (Washington Post)
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Americans are no more extreme on political issues than they used to be.

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Recessional

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

There is nothing accidental about the president’s apparent foreign-policy blunders.

Analysis and Commentary

The Problem With Net Neutrality

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

January 20, 2014

Analysis and Commentary

Making Sense of the “International Community”

by Tod Lindbergvia Council on Foreign Relations
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
When discourse on global affairs refers to the international community, it often refers to different groupings of international actors.
Analysis and Commentary

General Mills Has a Soggy Idea for Cheerios

by Henry I. Miller, Gregory Conkovia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

This month General Mills announced that it would begin labeling its flagship product, the breakfast cereal Cheerios, as containing no ingredients from GMOs (genetically modified organisms), by which the company means crop plants bred with modern bioengineering techniques.

Analysis and Commentary

Is the US in For Secular Stagnation: Déjà Vu All Over Again

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, January 20, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

Larry Summers' Martin Feldstein Speech

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Monday, January 20, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

The Eternal Darkness of the Progressive Mind

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Monday, January 20, 2014

The dangers and delusions of the leftist cult.

Analysis and Commentary

Is Obama's Team Now To The Left Of Socialist France?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Monday, January 20, 2014

France's socialist president's embrace of spending cuts, business friendly tax cuts, and supply side economics put him to the right of Obama's team, cementing the fact that Obama 's politics are those of the European Left. Nevertheless he is called a moderate by the mainstream media!

Analysis and Commentary

The Last Generation of the West and the Thin Strand of Civilization

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Sunday, January 19, 2014

Had the Greeks lost at Salamis, Western civilization might easily have been strangled in its adolescence. Had Hitler not invaded the Soviet Union, the European democracies would have probably remained

Analysis and Commentary

Valuable Dissent to the Transportation Research Board’s Special Stimulus Report

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, January 18, 2014

This past week the Transportation Research Board released its Special Report from the "Committee on Economic and Employment Benefits of Transportation Investments in Response to Economic Downturns....

Interviews
Interviews

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show

with Peter Berkowitzvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, January 19, 2014

Peter Berkowitz on the John Batchelor Show.

In the News
In the News

Jonathan Haidt on the Righteous Mind

with Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 20, 2014

Jonathan Haidt of New York University and author of The Righteous Mind talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his book, the nature of human nature, and how our brain affects our morality and politics. Haidt argues that reason...

In the News

How 'Stealing' a Better Education for Your Kids Can Land You in Jail

with Eric Hanushekvia Al Jazeera America
Monday, January 20, 2014

Soledad O’Brien reports on the desperate risks some parents take to send their children to an out-of-district school

In the News

Hoover Conference Explores Blended Learning

with Hoover Institutionvia Getting Smart
Saturday, January 18, 2014

The panel concluded that blended learning has to be a bottom up, organic adoption by teachers--a reflection of the schools and districts they represented. The panel missed the “extended reach” strategies outlined by Opportunity Culture and in the SmartSeries paper, Improving Conditions and Careers.

In the News

Syrian National Council Agrees to Attend Peace Talks with Government

with Fouad Ajamivia Voice of America
Saturday, January 18, 2014

The main Syrian political opposition group has voted to attend internationally sponsored peace talks next week in Switzerland.The Syrian National Coalition's media office says 58 of 73 coalitio...