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Analysis and Commentary
Economic Crisis
Analysis and Commentary

Why This Slow Recovery Is Like No Recovery

by Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

The U.S. economy lost about 10% relative to trendline growth. To make up the shortfall, we need to average more than 3% growth a year for several years...

Analysis and Commentary

Teachers Unions Have a Popularity Problem

by Paul E. Peterson, William G. Howell, Martin R. Westvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Only 22% of Americans think unions have a positive effect on schools...

Analysis and Commentary

Playing With Words

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

A few people may be taken in by the words of con men, here and there, but the larger tragedy is that millions more are taken in by the words of politicians, the top-of-the-line con men...

Analysis and Commentary

Still lost on the Law of the Sea Treaty

by Edwin Meese IIIvia Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Reagan wouldn't sign it, and what was bad for the U.S. then is bad now...

Analysis and Commentary

Who will win the White House?

by Tammy Frisbyvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, June 4, 2012

There’s an old saying that a week in politics is a long time. If that’s true, 5 months is a very, very long time. And our best guess now could be upended at anytime between today and Election Day...

Analysis and Commentary

California’s Primary – A Primer

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Monday, June 4, 2012

The Republican presidential race is all but over, the state’s U.S. Senate race is anything but competitive, and a menu of but two ballot measures is more a light nosh than a hearty political repast. Still, there are some good subplots to Tuesday’s primary in California...

Analysis and Commentary

Add Disability to Obama's Anti-Jobs Policies

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Monday, June 4, 2012

The disability program is not the creation of the Obama administration, but Obama appointees have set and interpreted its policies for more than three years. Let’s examine their record...

Interviews
Interviews

Spence: Greece Will Eventually Leave Euro Zone

with Michael Spencevia Bloomberg Television
Monday, June 4, 2012

Michael Spence, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in economics, talks about the outlook for the European debt crisis...

In the News
In the News

Our “Imbecilic” Constitution?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Facing down today’s problems requires resurrecting the wisdom of the Founders...

In the News

Yong on Science, Replication, and Journalism

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, June 4, 2012