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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

California's Greek Tragedy

by Michael J. Boskin, John F. Coganvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

No one should write off the Golden State. But it will take massive reforms to reverse its economic decline...

Analysis and Commentary

The Big Hoax

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The biggest hoax of the past two generations is still going strong — namely, the hoax that statistical differences in outcomes for different groups are due to the way other people treat those groups...

Analysis and Commentary

How Free is Your State?

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Do you know where your state falls on the freedom scale?...

Analysis and Commentary

Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency after 9/11

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, March 12, 2012

I have a new book out today: Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency after 9/11. It argues that constitutional checks and balances deeply constrain the national security presidency...

Analysis and Commentary

Bad or Worse in Afghanistan?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, March 12, 2012

The latest mass killing by an American soldier follows a three-year downward spiral...After ten years, we have forgotten why we went into Afghanistan in the first place...

Analysis and Commentary

Nearly doubling renewable energy generation

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, March 12, 2012

The value of increased solar and wind production is not the marginal short-term reductions of coal and natural gas we use in America. These increments are too small to matter...

Interviews
Interviews

Lawfare Podcast Episode #6: Jack Goldsmith on Power and Constraint

by Benjamin Wittes with Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, March 12, 2012

Guess what? Jack has a new book out. You probably already knew that, but in case you didn’t, it’s called Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency after 9/11...

In the News
In the News

Is Women’s Empowerment a Bureaucratic Imperative?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The European Union considers gender quotas in corporate boardrooms...