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PG&E Refuses To Get Burned

by Edward Paul Lazearvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, November 25, 2019

Under the utility’s incentive structure, blackouts make sense.

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Stalking Trump’s Tax Returns

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas
Monday, November 25, 2019

The documents should be released during his presidency only pursuant to an impeachment proceeding.

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Quo Vadis, Democrati?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Absent new, damning evidence, the impeachment script may not play out as Democrats wish.

Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives
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Antz In Hong Kong

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

I spent part of last week in Hong Kong, trying to work out what had triggered the student protests that in recent weeks have set the city’s university campuses ablaze.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: Against ‘Common Good Capitalism’

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Marco Rubio’s misguided attempt to upend American economic policy.

Analysis and Commentary

Will Justice For Trump Be Served In The DOJ Inspector General Report?

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

When solidarity and loyalty are more important than truth or justice.

 
Analysis and Commentary

Fooled By Algebra

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, November 25, 2019

The late great Armen Alchian taught me that you can be rigorous with words. As a math major, I needed to hear that. Last week, I forgot that. I let algebra distort my thinking.

Analysis and Commentary

How Much Do The Chinese Fail To Comply With WTO?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

My biggest surprise in my economics reading last week.

Interviews
Interviews

Area 45: Giving Thanks With Niall Ferguson

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Area 45
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The many reasons why Americans should be giving thanks this holiday season.

In the News
In the News

Welcome To The Vengeance Election

quoting Shanto Iyengarvia The Week
Monday, November 25, 2019

The fastest-selling item in the online campaign shop of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is a mug emblazoned, "billionaire tears."

In the News

Caliph Abu Unknown: Succession And Legitimacy In The Islamic State

quoting Cole Bunzelvia War on the Rocks
Monday, November 25, 2019

Three days after the killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State released a short message featuring its newly appointed spokesman, Abu Hamza al-Qurashi, announcing the new “emir of the Muslims” as Caliph Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi. Few outside of the Islamic State’s Delegated Committee and, purportedly, President Donald Trump, know the real identities behind these kunyas (noms de guerre).