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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Nature of Arab Unrest

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Neither the Arab Street nor the Obama administration has looked for the real causes of Arab poverty and oppression...

Analysis and Commentary

Mohammed Bouazizi, Historical Figure

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

How an obscure Tunisian set the Middle East aflame...

Analysis and Commentary

The Wrong and Dangerous Narrative of Chinese Growth

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The worst time to draw conclusions about the superiority of one economic and political system over another is at the end of an economic downturn...

Analysis and Commentary

Understanding the S&P report

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Yesterday’s report by Standard & Poor’s on the U.S. government’s credit rating is driving headlines. You can learn a lot more from reading the primary source document than from news coverage of it...

Analysis and Commentary

California Abandons History for Melodrama

by Bruce Thorntonvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Just when you think California can’t get any wackier, the state legislature steps up and proves you wrong...

Analysis and Commentary

The Limits of Limited Force

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

We in the West have a tendency to wrap ourselves in the mantle of virtue when using military force, which is no bad thing except when it leads to sloppy thinking about how to use force effectively...

Interviews
Interviews

Hennessey Says S&P Outlook Won't Sway U.S. Policy Makers

with Keith Hennesseyvia InsideTrack (Bloomberg Television)
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Keith Hennessey, former director of the White House's National Economics Council under President George W. Bush, talks about Standard & Poor's decision to change the U.S.'s credit rating outlook to "negative" and the impact of the change on policy makers...

Interviews

Taylor Says U.S. Can Balance Budget Without Higher Taxes

with John B. Taylorvia InBusiness (Bloomberg Television)
Tuesday, April 19, 2011

John Taylor, a professor of economics at Stanford University and a former Treasury undersecretary, talks about U.S. tax policy and the economy...

In the News
In the News

Getting into College with Andrew Ferguson: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 20, 2011