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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

To Sue or Not

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

After racist statements were made up out of thin air and then attributed to Rush Limbaugh, these were the options he had...

Analysis and Commentary

In the World of Banks, Bigger Can Be Better

by Charles Calomirisvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 19, 2009

Legitimate concern about the risks to taxpayers and the economy posed by banks that are "too-big-to-fail" has prompted some observers...

Analysis and Commentary

Competition and Organizational Efficiency

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, October 19, 2009

Oliver Williamson's influential contributions to the theory of firms were the stimulus for our discussion topic this week of the analysis of organizations...

Analysis and Commentary

A New Course on Medical Marijuana?

by Henry I. Millervia New York Times
Monday, October 19, 2009

The Justice Department announced on Monday that federal drug agents will no longer arrest or prosecute people who are legally using, selling or supplying medical marijuana in the states that allow it...

In the News
In the News

International Criminal Court May Cross a Line in Gaza

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

The 7-year old International Criminal Court is starting to feel its oats...

In the News

To Feed the World, Let Food Range Free

with Gary S. Beckervia Korea Times
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

When food does not cross borders, hunger does...

In the News

Professors of Summer

with Condoleezza Ricevia Stanford Daily
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Yesterday’s rain makes summer seem far away, but some Stanford professors are still going strong off of academic momentum gained during those sacred vacation days...

In the News

Education Last Century, and Economic Growth Today

with Robert J. Barrovia New York Times
Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Two weeks ago, I wondered why Argentina’s economy had fared so poorly during the 20th century...

In the News

White House Official’s Praise for Mao--Whose Policies Led to Death of 65 Million--Was ‘Pathetic,’ Says China Expert

with William Ratliffvia CNSNews.com (VA)
Monday, October 19, 2009

White House Communications Director Anita Dunn told high school students in May 2009 that one of her favorite political philosophers was Mao Tse Tung, the Communist dictator responsible for the death of millions of people, and she explained why his philosophy was important for achieving personal and political goals...

In the News

Will food prices rise?

with Gary S. Beckervia Reuters
Monday, October 19, 2009

The Becker-Posner Blog has an interesting debate posted on the question of food shortages and their accompanying price rises...

In the News

Ambush in Baluchistan

with Abbas Milanivia Jerusalem Post
Monday, October 19, 2009

Iran's ruling clique is blaming the US and Britain for having a hand in the assassination of an Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRG) deputy commander, his provincial deputy and up to 40 others in two coordinated bomb attacks Sunday...

In the News

Unbelievable Stories About Apathy and Altruism

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Times
Friday, October 16, 2009

We all witness acts of altruism, large and small, just about every day...