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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Baseline or high-water mark?

by Tod Lindbergvia Washington Times
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

When people look back on the 2006 elections 10 years later, what will they see?

Analysis and Commentary

A Most Civil Adversary And Comrade (Part II)

by Tibor R. Machan with Milton Friedmanvia Free-Market News Network
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Over the years that I have taught and written quite extensively on the subject of business ethics, I have always presented my students with one of Uncle Milty’s most widely reprinted and relatively nonacademic essays from 1961, one that appeared in The New York Times Magazine, addressing the topic of corporate moral responsibility...

Analysis and Commentary

Who Really Cares?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

More frightening than any particular beliefs or policies is an utter lack of any sense of a need to test those beliefs and policies against hard evidence...

Analysis and Commentary

The Court's Gift to Spitzer

by Eric Hanushekvia New York Sun
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Now that the state Court of Appeals has once and for all settled the New York City school finance lawsuit, state and city officials must soon initiate the next necessary discussion, which should prove much more interesting — about what needs to be done to improve the city's schools...

In the News
In the News

Sword of the Shia

with Larry Diamondvia Newsweek
Monday, December 4, 2006

One way to understand Moqtada al-Sadr is to think of him as a young Mafia don...

In the News

The Loveable Villain

with George P. Shultzvia National Ledger
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Who among us can resist a loveable villain?

In the News

Global Risk Profile Is Truly Perilous

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Your editorial noting the market's surprising equanimity in the face of mounting geopolitical risks would have been all the more compelling had it focused more on the constellation of serious economic risks threatening the global economic recovery ("Ignore a volatile world at your peril", November 25)...

In the News

Milton Friedman: The Great Conservative Partisan

with Milton Friedmanvia Century Foundation
Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Milton Friedman died on November 16, 2006 at the age of 94...

In the News

Friedman On Growth Measurements and Immigration

with Milton Friedmanvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, November 27, 2006

I thank Bob Higgs for drawing my attention to a short but insightful 1974 article, in the March/April 1974 issue of the Journal of Political Economy, by Milton Friedman...

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Brinksmanship in Lebanon

with Niall Fergusonvia Council on Foreign Relations
Monday, November 27, 2006

"Some civil wars never really end” observes Niall Ferguson in the Los Angeles Times, touching on fears that Lebanon is poised for a new cycle of violence...

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Causes of Crime

via Cafe Hayek
Monday, November 27, 2006

The Washington Post finds it surprising that crime rates in New York City have dropped while the prison population has declined...

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R.C. Hoiles, defender of liberty

with Milton Friedman, Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, November 24, 2006

In a long life of 91 years, R.C. Hoiles saw it all...

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The Change Agent

with Milton Friedmanvia Newsweek
Friday, November 17, 2006

Milton Friedman was a tiny, balding man who would have looked at home wearing green eye shades in an accountant’s cubicle...