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The Aussie Way with John Howard: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

John Howard describes the Australia-China relationship...

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Klein on The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Episode 4--A Discussion of Part III

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

This is the fourth podcast in the EconTalk Book Club discussion of The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith...

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The Trillion Dollar Fix

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Atlantic Monthly
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Facing the biggest financial crisis of our generation, the Obama administration has certainly been busy...

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Zero nuclear weapons still a distant dream

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Livemint.com
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

In early May, representatives from 191 countries will assemble in New York to discuss the fate of one of the most popular international treaties: the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Only four countries—Israel, India, Pakistan and North Korea—will not be present; the first three because they are not parties to the NPT and the last one because it is deemed to have withdrawn from it...

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Axing the high school exit exam?

with Williamson M. Eversvia Fox and Hounds Daily (CA)
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The enemies of accountability for schools and high performance for students were out in force on the occasion of a bizarre study from Stanford and UC Davis researchers...

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Final Exam

by Russell Roberts with David R. Hendersonvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Here is an interesting exam question that could be the only question on the final exam of a first rate economics class...

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New for GOP: Resurgent Republic

with David Brady, James W. Ceaservia Politico
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Ed Gillespie, the former GOP chairman and counselor to President George W. Bush, and top pollster Whit Ayres on Tuesday are launching Resurgent Republic, a group aimed at shaping the debate as the party regenerates itself for the upcoming elections...

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George Shultz Joins Evangelicals in Anti-Nuke Campaign

with William J. Perry, George P. Shultzvia Washington Post
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Former Secretary of state George Shultz has teamed up with a slew of evangelical Christians to launch what could be seen as a crusade with a quixotic goal: the worldwide elimination of nuclear weapons...

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What We Learn From School Tests

by Williamson M. Eversvia New York Times
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

There are strategies for success that don’t require large amounts of money, but do require using resources more productively...

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Conservatives create new 'ideas factory'

with David Brady, James W. Ceaservia CNN
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

A former Republican National Committee chairman and a prominent GOP pollster are leading a new organization that will promote conservative principles and try to counter the Democratic controlled White House and Congress on economic and national security matters...

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When Will The Fed Take A Hike?

with John B. Taylorvia Forbes
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Federal Open Market Committee won't raise the federal funds rate anytime soon, but you night be surprised by how long the Fed might keep rates at current, near-zero levels, if the committee follows its typical reasoning...

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Kids make gains in reading and math

with Tom Lovelessvia Associated Press
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Kids in the U.S. are improving in reading and math, with low-achieving students making the biggest gains...

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NY Times Panel Members Far Apart on Best Strategies for K-12 Progress

by Williamson M. Eversvia Ed Policy
Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The U.S. Department of Education today (Apr. 28) released the 2008 results for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Long-Term Trend Reading and Mathematics Assessments...