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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Politics vs. Economics

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

They say "all politics is local." But economic decisions impact the whole economy and reverberate internationally. That is why politicians' meddling with the economy creates so many disasters...

Analysis and Commentary

Superman vs. Warm Body

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

One of the problems in trying to select a leader for any large organization or institution is the tendency to start out looking for Superman, passing up many good people who fail to meet that standard, and eventually ending up settling for a warm body...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Turkey Going Rogue?

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Newly Islamist leadership threatens the entire Middle East...

Analysis and Commentary

Government Workers and Fiscal Problems

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, September 26, 2011

Public employees in Greece, Italy, in state and local governments of the United States, and government workers elsewhere are in the news in recent months not so much because of links to productivity, but rather because of connections to fiscal difficulties...

Analysis and Commentary

Three silly stimulus arguments

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Monday, September 26, 2011

Here are responses to three silly stimulus arguments I hear frequently...

Analysis and Commentary

Is Khamenei the New Putin?

by Abbas Milanivia Daily Beast
Monday, September 26, 2011

Little stands in the way of Ayatollah Khamenei’s nuclear ambitions—and quest for absolute power...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama should heed Tocqueville on schools

by Williamson M. Eversvia Freedom Politics
Monday, September 26, 2011

It is worth the time to remind ourselves what some of Tocqueville’s insights were. Once we do, we can consider the Obama administration’s current nationalization of K-12 public-school curriculum, with Tocqueville’s insights in mind...

Interviews
Interviews

Interview with Daron Acemoglu

with Daron Acemogluvia Region (Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis)
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

MIT economist on tech innovation, inequality and dynamics of political economy...

In the News
In the News

Tallying the Toll of U.S.-China Trade

with Michael Spencevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
In the News

Obama’s Jobs Bill: Read It and Weep

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

An infernal mish-mash of taxes, subsidies, and regulations...