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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The 'Redevelopment' Hoax

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Why are so many people who are opposed to development nevertheless in favor of "redevelopment"...?

Analysis and Commentary

Blacks and Republicans

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Republicans' general principles, applied to all Americans, can do more for blacks than the Democrats' welfare state approach...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Moment of Truth

by Larry Diamondvia New Republic
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The clock is ticking on action in Libya—and on the president’s foreign policy legacy...

Analysis and Commentary

Are Too Many Young People Going to College?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, March 14, 2011

...America will benefit greatly from increasing the numbers of young men and women who go to and graduate from colleges and universities. To do that, however, will require improving the preparation received at K-12 levels...

Analysis and Commentary

My Last Word on Article 75

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, March 14, 2011

In the esoteric discussion about whether and how Article 75 of Protocol I...applies in the Non-International Armed Conflict (NIAC) with al Qaeda and The Taliban, the ambiguities in the administration’s Fact Sheet are piling up...

Analysis and Commentary

The Economic Costs of Natural Catastrophes: History’s Lesson for Japan

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Monday, March 14, 2011

If history is a guide, the March 2011 earthquake will not have a large effect on Japan’s GDP. There is no denying it could not have come at a worse time for the Japanese economy...

Analysis and Commentary

What Summers really really meant

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, March 14, 2011

I recently wrote about Larry Summers’s statement about the economic impact of the tragic events in Japan...The post generated 125 comments, a lively back and forth debating what Summers “really meant...” Let me try to help...

Analysis and Commentary

Time out on nuclear power?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Monday, March 14, 2011

Given that circumstance and the inspiring Japanese response to the damage at Fukshima Dali chi, some degree of restraint is called for among those who seem never to have found a source of energy that suits their taste...

Analysis and Commentary

Is the Imperial Presidency Inevitable?

by Harvey C. Mansfieldvia New York Times
Sunday, March 13, 2011

The executive outranks the other coequal branches, a pair of law professors maintain. And we should learn to accept that...

Analysis and Commentary

Reader Rebuttal: Algebra in eighth grade

by Williamson M. Evers, Ze’ev Wurmanvia Orange County Register
Friday, March 11, 2011

Despite the efforts of California policymakers...constraints of the federal government sabotaged the steady progress in math achievement of California students...

Interviews
Interviews

Walter E. Williams is up from the projects

with Walter E. Williamsvia Daily Caller (DC)
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Williams recently spoke to The Daily Caller about his book and what has changed since he was a young man in the Philadelphia projects...

In the News
In the News

The Follies of Rent Control

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Our federal courts have made a pig's ear of property rights...

In the News

Politics and Policy with Mitch Daniels: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, March 15, 2011