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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Free Speech For Corporations

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Next week, on Sept. 9, 2009, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the contentious case of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission...

Analysis and Commentary

Suicide of the West?

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Britain's release of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi— the Libyan terrorist whose bomb blew up a plane over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988, killing 270 people— is galling enough in itself...

Analysis and Commentary

Research help on Fannie and Freddie

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, August 31, 2009

I am hoping someone out there can help me on this or knows someone who can help me...

Analysis and Commentary

A deck chair on the Titanic

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, August 31, 2009

In an incredibly misleading story that is making the rounds, the New York Times reports:...

Analysis and Commentary

Tyler Cowen, Milton Friedman, and Bailouts

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, August 31, 2009

In my responses (here and here) to Tyler Cowen's posts (here and here) on whether Milton Friedman would have supported the bailout of banks, I let myself be distracted by Tyler's use of the word "pretend."...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama's Summer of Discontent

by Fouad Ajamivia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, August 25, 2009

So we are to have a French health-care system without a French tradition of political protest...

Interviews
Interviews

Trotsky: Downfall of a Revolutionary

with Bertrand M. Patenaudevia Will AM 580 (Illinois Public Media)
Monday, August 31, 2009

Interview with Bertrand M. Patenaude, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Hoover Institution Library and Archives and Lecturer, Stanford University...

In the News
In the News

America's Morning News

with Fouad Ajamivia Washington Times
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

In case you didn't tune into The Washington Times' nationally syndicated radio show "America's Morning News" - heard in Washington on WTNT-AM 570 and coast-to-coast via the Talk Radio Network - here's what several of Monday's guests told co-hosts Melanie Morgan and John McCaslin:...

In the News

10 Things Your School District Won't Tell You

with Eric Hanushekvia Smartmoney
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

1. “Like our student/teacher ratio?...

In the News

GOP Principles with Thaddeus McCotter: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter explains the substantive differences between conservatives and the Obama administration relative to the stimulus...

In the News

Text Messages

with Diane Ravitchvia Tablet Magazine
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

In 2001, when the Virginia Department of Education was revising its history and social science curriculum standards, including coverage of the Armenian genocide, the Board of Education heard from Armenian-American groups, as well as their Turkish counterparts...

In the News

Planners in Black Robes

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Tenth Amdendment Center
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

“Lochner-era jurisprudence” elicits a mindless sneer from most contemporary legal theorists...

In the News

Supreme Court’s Souter has locked history away

with Hoover Institutionvia Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Monday, August 31, 2009

For a historian, newly retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter seems exasperatingly shortsighted...

In the News

The File by Timothy Garton Ash

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Guardian (UK)
Saturday, August 29, 2009

The File is Timothy Garton Ash's compelling 1997 excavation of the Stasi and the people who came into contact with it...

In the News

A Conservative Defense of Liberal Arts

with Harvey C. Mansfield, Thomas Sowellvia Harvard Salient
Thursday, August 27, 2009

Thomas Sowell ’58 remembers his worst class in college...