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Analysis and Commentary

Gone, but Not Forgotten

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

There is a general sense — after Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana — that the white working class is somehow illiberal, and so now the Obamiacs discuss, ponder, and fret over the “race question” ahead...

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Food summit overlooks price-surge ingredient

with Milton Friedmanvia Asia Times
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The summit on soaring food prices convened by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome on June 4-5 concluded with a wide-ranging declaration demanding international support and action - while failing to address a root cause behind the price surge...

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ECONOMIC INEQUALITY: FACTS, THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE

with David R. Hendersonvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The well-documented rise in economic inequality in the United States over the last two decades is somewhat misleading...

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A call for arms control: Dr Bates Gill, Director of SIPRI

with George P. Shultzvia People's Daily Online
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

The next one or two years will see more high-level discussions and debate of arms control and disarmament, said Dr Bates Gill, Director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute at the launching press conference of SIPRI yearbook in Stockholm on Monday...

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Economy is top priority for Obama, McCain, and voters

with Robert J. Barrovia Christian Science Monitor
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Gasoline prices at $4 a gallon...

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Bush Leaves a Robust Atlantic Alliance, After All

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

George W. Bush's five-country farewell tour of Europe this week has Pavlov's pundits barking...

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Dear kids: You're screwed.

with Caroline M. Hoxbyvia Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Outside of Milwaukee, one of the most successful school choice programs is the one in Washington, where poor children get to take their school aid with them to private schools, if that's what they choose...

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If You Can't Measure Joy and Wonder, What Good Are They?

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

On Sunday morning, as I was pondering my reply to your last blog about “making sense of our differences,” I picked up The New York Times and read a shocking story...

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Chuck Grassley, King of Pork

with Thomas Sowellvia American Spectator
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Each year, the Iowa Pork Producers Association chooses a young woman from the state to hold the title of Iowa's Pork Queen...

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Rudd's new plan to ban the bomb

with George P. Shultzvia Penrith City Star (Australia)
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd has committed Australia to leading a new international fight against the spread of nuclear weapons, saying it is now the most important issue facing the world...

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Iran rewind

with Abbas Milanivia What You Must Read
Tuesday, June 10, 2008

If you know nothing about Iranian history, I suggest you read Abbas Milani's piece "Pious Populist" about president Ahmadinejad in the Boston Review...

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The Boom in College Education

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, June 9, 2008

The worldwide boom in college education during past several decades has been as remarkable as it was unexpected...