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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Where Netanyahu's Speech Failed

by Daniel Pipesvia Family Security Matters
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

In a major speech Sunday at the Begin-Sadat Center of Bar-Ilan University, Binyamin Netanyahu laid out his vision to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict...

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Equality or Pay-back?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Back when I was on the receiving end of racial discrimination, it was to me not simply a personal misfortune, or even the misfortune of a race, it was a moral outrage...

Analysis and Commentary

Steering Clear Of The Executive Compensation Bog

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

It's hardly news to anyone that deregulation has become a dirty word in the Obama administration...

Analysis and Commentary

Communities are for people, not ants

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, June 15, 2009

No sooner does one speak up in support of individualism than some clever folks will accuse one with wanting to isolate individuals, to destroy human community life...

In the News
In the News

The Obama Agenda is the GOP Agenda

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

If you recall, I took some heat from readers when I said some while back that the Obama administration was adopting the same policies as the Bush administration and that Arne Duncan sounds amazingly like Margaret Spellings on issues like accountability and choice...

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In Iran, an Iron Cleric, Now Blinking

with Abbas Milanivia New York Times
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

For two decades, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has remained a shadowy presence at the pinnacle of power in Iran, sparing in his public appearances and comments...

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BRIC Leaders Aim To Build On Growing Economic Clout

with Michael S. Bernstamvia Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The name was coined by an economist to group together the world's biggest emerging economies...

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A fine madness in the D.C. air

with Niall Fergusonvia Washington Times
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

To borrow Niall Ferguson's metaphor -- if finance is an evolutionary process, then regulation is its intelligent design -- a cognate of faith, not science...

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Charter schools hit, miss in new report

with Michael J. Petrilli, Margaret (Macke) Raymondvia Washington Times
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Even as the president has touted the growth of charter schools and his education secretary has decried state caps on their numbers, a new study from Stanford University has found that the nation's charter schools have not significantly raised student achievement when compared with traditional public schools...

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N-disarmament impossible in today's world

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Deseret News (UT)
Monday, June 15, 2009

When Ronald Reagan was president he scheduled a weekly one-on-one meeting in the White House with Secretary of State George Shultz...

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IIEA meeting on 'Europe we need'

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Irish Times
Monday, June 15, 2009

Professor Timothy Garton Ash will speak on The Europe We Need , on Tuesday June 23rd at 12.45pm at the Institute of International and European Affairs, North Great Georges St, Dublin...

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Did Stalin Poison Lenin?

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Thinking About (Blog)
Monday, June 15, 2009

In the Hoover Institution Archives’s Volkogonov microfilm collection, there is a remarkable document dated March 23, 1923 from Joseph Stalin to the Politburo...

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Fed Study Raises Doubt About Economy’s Slack

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 15, 2009

A study by a senior Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco researcher raises new questions about whether inflation will fall as much as some economists expect...

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Absolute mobility, quantified

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, June 15, 2009

This post looked at the proportion of children who have done better than their parents...

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Video Commentary with Hoover senior fellow Eric Hanushek

with Eric Hanushek, Terry M. Moevia Hoover Institution
Friday, June 5, 2009

Hoover Institution senior fellows and members of Hoover’s Task Force on K–12 Education Eric Hanushek and Terry Moe discuss Hanushek’s new book Schoolhouses, Courthouses, and Statehouses...