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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Social Security Shortfall Warrants Action Soon

by Charles Blahousvia e21, Economic Policies for the 21st Century
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The recent spate of Social Security reform proposals makes this a particularly useful moment for a refresher on the Social Security challenge itself...

Analysis and Commentary

WikiLeaks and the Art of Diplomacy

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Foreign leaders will continue to talk to us. It is the way of power to brag, and to tempt visitors from afar...

Analysis and Commentary

Can Republicans Talk?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The biggest battle in the lame duck session of Congress may well be over whether or not to extend the Bush administration's tax cuts...In terms of facts, the Republicans have the stronger case. But that doesn't matter, unless they make the case...

Analysis and Commentary

Islamist Turkey vs. secular Iran

by Daniel Pipesvia Washington Times
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Nations prepare to trade places in the Muslim pantheon...

Analysis and Commentary

The Fall of India's Katie Couric?

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Barkha Dutt, one of the country’s pre-eminent news anchors, faces a grilling today over an ethics scandal that has India abuzz—and lays bare the corruption at the heart of Indian journalism...

Analysis and Commentary

The Confused Morality of WikiLeaks

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Monday, November 29, 2010

The latest WikiLeaks trove raises once more the following two issues — the circumstances of the release of classified documents and their contents...

Analysis and Commentary

Price Controls and Black Markets in Canadian Health Care

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, November 29, 2010

When I teach a segment on Canada's extreme price controls on health care--set typically at zero for the patient--I ask my students what they think would result...

Analysis and Commentary

Wikileaks: Time for Drastic and Decisive Action

by Peter Schweizervia Big Peace
Sunday, November 28, 2010

So now, thanks to Wikileaks, we see the innards of American diplomacy displayed for the entire world to see: the entrails of secret conversations, the arteries of secret operations, and the guts of policy...

Interviews
Interviews

Eric Hanushek on Kathleen Dunn's Show

with Eric Hanushekvia Wisconsin Public Radio
Monday, November 29, 2010

For years, poor performance by American students compared to other countries has been explained away as due to our national diversity. After ten, join Kathleen Dunn and her guest for a closer look at academic performance in the U.S...

Interviews

Tunku Varadarajan on the John Batchelor Show

with Tunku Varadarajanvia John Batchelor Show
Sunday, November 28, 2010

GUESTS: Joseph Brusuelas, Bloomberg, Mona Charen, Claudia Rosett, FDD, Tunku Varadarajan, The Daily Beast...

Interviews

How Government Perpetuates Native American's Cycle of Poverty

with Terry Andersonvia Stossel (Fox Business)
Thursday, November 25, 2010

Former Kamloops Indian Band Chief Manny Jules and PERC Executive Director Dr. Terry Anderson on why property ownership benefits Native Americans...

Interviews

The Real Story of Thanksgiving

with Russell Robertsvia Stossel (Fox Business)
Thursday, November 25, 2010

George Mason University economist Russ Roberts on how the Pilgrims were hurt by sharing...

In the News
In the News

Economists' Grail: A Post-Crash Model

with Robert E. Hallvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
In the News

The Healthy Discipline of Tight Budgets

with John E. Chubbvia National Journal Expert Blog: Education
Monday, November 29, 2010