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Freedom to Choose

with Milton Friedmanvia Lahontan Valley News and Fallon Eagle Standard
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Nothing is more dearly prized by American progressives than choice...

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How to Make Hong Kong Uncompetitive

with Milton Friedmanvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

A series of record-breaking fines in American and European competition cases is focusing attention and concern again on the power and purpose of competition regulators themselves – just ask Microsoft...

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Study to Probe Effect of Charter-Management Models

with Paul T. Hillvia Education Week
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Are charter school networks really improving their students’ academic achievement?...

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Tax Cut of the Century

with Gary S. Beckervia National Review Online
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Although conservatives are not pleased that John McCain voted against the Bush tax cuts, it should encourage them that the presumptive GOP nominee has adopted virtually their entire economic platform...

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Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon: Economists’ Version

with Milton Friedman, Gary S. Becker, Michael J. Boskinvia New York Times
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Justin Lahart at the Wall Street Journal suggests a new party game for economists (or at least something to keep you awake if a conference gets dull): Six Degrees of Joe Stiglitz.

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Boeing, 2 California Aerospace Suppliers Receive Nunn-Perry Awards for Outstanding Teamwork on Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé Program

with William J. Perryvia Press Media Wire
Tuesday, April 1, 2008

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and two of its California-based suppliers, Pacific Contours and KAP Manufacturing, received Nunn-Perry Awards from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) last month in Daytona Beach, Fla., at the DOD Mentor-Protégé Conference...

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Does Bush Know Something We Don't?

with Michael McFaulvia Washington Post
Tuesday, April 1, 2008

President Bush is ratcheting up expectations for his European trip, aggressively calling for continued expansion of NATO into the former Soviet Union and saying he is hopeful that a deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin on establishing a missile defense shield in Eastern Europe could be nailed down by Sunday...

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What About Students Who Don't Want to be Students?

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, April 1, 2008

I was just sitting down to reply to your post and thought I would first scan my email...

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Wall St. regulatory shake-up to meet stiff opposition

with Kenneth E. Scottvia International Herald Tribune
Monday, March 31, 2008

Plans for a shake-up of U.S. financial market regulation prompted by the collapse of the subprime mortgage market will not satisfy critics and is likely to face stiff opposition from powerful vested interests, according to officials and analysts...

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Fed Still Keeps Us Guessing With Rescue of Bear

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

More government is the remedy that the U.S. Congress is reaching for as it moves to evaluate the Bear Stearns Cos. disaster...