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The Public Pension Crisis

by Joshua D. Rauhvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Floundering state and local governments will have to turn to taxpayers to fund their retirement promises.    

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How Is A Wolverine Like A Spotted Owl?

by Terry Andersonvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Environmentalists using the Endangered Species Act for political purposes find a new mascot.

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Misguided Judge Invalidates Wisconsin’s Right-to-Work Law

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Ricochet
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

In these turbulent times, it is quite amazing how rapidly the fortunes of the political wars can shift, especially on matters of labor law.

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Issue 1602 Vital Topics for California’s Future

via Eureka
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The latest issue of Eureka, which explores vital topics for California's future, is now online.

Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Libertarian: “Wisconsin’s Right-To-Work Battle”

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

A Badger State judge overturns labor market reform.

Analysis and Commentary

Campaign Lies

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

If you took all the lies out of political rhetoric, how much would be left? Apparently even less than usual this year. The latest, and perhaps biggest, lie — thus far — is that Donald Trump was cheated out of delegates in Colorado because the voters did not select the delegates.

Analysis and Commentary

More On Obama V. Bush On Preemption: Response To Lederman

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Marty Lederman says in response to my posts that the big difference between the Bush and Obama preemption doctrines was that the Bush Administration “argued that international law permits the United States to engage in a ‘first use’ strike, in a nonconsenting state, against a state or nonstate actor that has not already engaged in an armed attack against the United States, before any threat of attack is ‘fully formed’ — indeed, even where the probability of any such future attack is ‘relatively low.’”

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Analysis and Commentary

Here Are The 3 (Big!) Challenges Facing Peru’s Next President

by Michael Albertusvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Peru’s presidential candidates squared off in the first round of voting April 10. Keiko Fujimori, the first-place winner, and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in second place, now face a runoff vote in June.

Analysis and Commentary

Moneyball

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

My wife had surgery yesterday and, with the anesthetic taking hours to wear off, had trouble reading. So I read her my favorite front-page story from a recent Wall Street Journal, a story about her and my favorite team--the Golden State Warriors--and favorite player--Stephen Curry. It's Ben Cohen, "Remaking Basketball the Warriors' Way," Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2016.

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Interviews

Timothy Garton Ash: Free Speech

interview with Timothy Garton Ashvia RadioTimes
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Free speech is under attack in today's connected world, Hoover Institution fellow Timothy Garton Ash explains why.

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The state of pensions
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This Problem Could Push Much Of America Into Bankruptcy

featuring Joshua D. Rauh, Hoover Institutionvia Investors Business Daily
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Pension Disaster: Puerto Rico’s recent financial woes have deflected attention from a problem potentially far “yuger,” as Donald Trump might say: The $3.4 trillion black hole at the center of state and local pensions.

In the News

California Republicans Give Congress Lower Marks Than Obama

quoting Bill Whalenvia The Mercury News
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

When the three remaining Republican presidential hopefuls converge on California in the coming weeks, they will have to win over an electorate whose anger at Washington, D.C., burns across the partisan divide, a new Field Poll finds.

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Davos In Diego? What To Expect From This Year’s ASU+GSV Summit ‘Cocktail’

mentioning Condoleezza Rice, Lanhee J. Chenvia EdSurge
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The gathering once dubbed as “Davos in the Desert” will make its way next week to the sleepy shores of San Diego, Calif. For the first time, the annual ASU+GSV Summit, which draws C-level executives and the who’s who of the education industry, won’t be held in Arizona.

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Sam Nunn And William J. Perry To Deliver Charter Lecture At UGA

mentioning William J. Perry, Sam Nunnvia UGA Today
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn will be joined by former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry for the spring 2016 Charter Lecture at the University of Georgia.