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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Harlem Brown-Bag Lunch in South Korea

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

One newspaper story that caught my eye recently was about two high-powered schools in South Korea where Korean girls study 15 hours a day, preparing themselves for tests to get into elite colleges in the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama shows a positive and a negative in interview

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Monday, May 5, 2008

In Barack Obama's recent hourlong interview with Chris Wallace, on Fox-TV — an interview I managed to sit all the way through (yes, it was a chore, given how much of it was empty rhetoric) — the senator advanced one promising idea and also revealed a rather disturbing tendency...

Analysis and Commentary

Here's How America Looks to the World

by Josef Joffevia Washington Post
Sunday, May 4, 2008

Some years ago, I received a terror threat...

In the News
In the News

George Shultz and John Shoven

with George P. Shultz, John Shovenvia KQED
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Former U.S. secretary of state George Shultz and Stanford economics professor John Shoven join Forum to discuss their market-based prescription for health care and social security reform...

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What Finland's Example Proves

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Time to disagree...

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The Word According to Tom Wolfe: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Tom Wolfe says the ideas for his novels grow out of conversation — from what’s really happening...

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On the Eve of the Primary

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Monday, May 5, 2008

Why does she continue?...

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Top Business School Professor Wins $250,000 Bradley Prize

with Gary S. Beckervia PRWeb
Monday, May 5, 2008

Gary Becker, a professor at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (www.ChicagoGSB.edu), was chosen to receive one of the four 2008 Bradley Prizes awarded by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation...

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Brazil Government To Auction Rice in An Attempt To Stabilise The Price

with Gary S. Beckervia Brazil Economy Watch (Blog)
Monday, May 5, 2008

Brazil's state-owned National Supplies Co. will auction 55,000 metric tons of rice today, the country's ministry of agriculture said yesterday...

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A Treaty to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia History News Network
Monday, May 5, 2008

Although few people are aware of it, there has been considerable progress over the past decade toward a treaty to abolish nuclear weapons...

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Time to bury a dangerous legacy

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Daily Star (Bangladesh)
Monday, May 5, 2008

ONE month after the terrorist assault on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, on October 11, 2001, President George W. Bush faced a more terrifying prospect...

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Stephen Glover on The Press

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Independent (UK)
Monday, May 5, 2008

Do columnists have any influence?...

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Critics question timing of new Honeywell plant

with William J. Perryvia Kansas City Star
Monday, May 5, 2008

A $500 million plan to replace the nuclear weapons plant at the Bannister Federal Complex has thrust Kansas City into the national debate on the future of such armaments...

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Nye on Wine, War and Trade

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, May 5, 2008

John Nye of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about his book, War, Wine, and Taxes...

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May 2008 in brief

with Shelby Steelevia Monthly (Australia)
Thursday, May 1, 2008

"Shelby Steele is convinced that Barack Obama (unconsciously, but consistently) has made life choices solely on the basis of race, such as leaving a woman whom he was close to marrying because she was white...