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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A New Strategy for Economic Growth

by Kevin Warsh, Jeb Bushvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Growth is not just about economics. Growth unleashes human potential...

Analysis and Commentary

Government by Waiver: No Child Left Behind Follows the Health Care Precedent

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The only reason we have to worry about the waivers is that we have committed ourselves to legislative programs that are beyond our grasp...

Analysis and Commentary

The New GM: It Should Do Well With No Debt

by Paul R. Gregoryvia What Paul Gregory Is Writing About
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The new GM reported a profit of $2.5 billion for the second quarter of 2011...There is one fact missing in this optimistic story. The $50 billion bailout wiped out $40 billion of GM debt. It is a lot easier to make a profit if you have no debt payments...

Analysis and Commentary

Paralytic Western Society

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

It is fascinating to see how postmodern Western societies react to wide-scale rioting, looting, and thuggery aimed at innocents...

Analysis and Commentary

Four things to watch for in August

by Keith Hennesseyvia KeithHennessey.com
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Please expect very light posting from me for the remainder of this month. Here are four things to watch for in August...

Analysis and Commentary

The Cost of Leading from Behind

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Seven months and six revolutions (Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Syria, Yemen) into political upheaval in the part of the world most in need of political change, the Obama Administration still cannot bring itself to take the side of freedom...

Analysis and Commentary

Regulatory Capture across the Hudson

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

I think these examples are better than the financial industry examples for teaching, at least at the principles level...

Analysis and Commentary

Do We Need Politicians Who Are Smart or Virtuous?

by Bruce Thorntonvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

That we raise the question at all is a testimony to how thoroughly progressive ideas about governing have permeated our political consciousness...

Analysis and Commentary

British Police Hobbled by Their Own Prejudice

by Joseph D. McNamaravia Daily Beast
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Law enforcement in England could borrow from lessons learned by U.S. police during the civil-rights movement...

Analysis and Commentary

Stagnant and Paralyzed

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Monday, August 8, 2011

The recent dramatic declines in equity markets worldwide are a response to the interaction of two factors: economic fundamentals and policy responses – or, rather, the lack of policy responses...

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on the John Batchelor Show

with Fouad Ajamivia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

GUESTS: Ann Marlowe, Hudson Institute; Landon Thomas, NYT; Bob Zimmerman, BehindTheBlack.com; Fouad Ajami, Hoover...

Interviews

Bill Whalen on Top Story with Chris Reed

with Bill Whalenvia Top Story with Chris Reed (KOGO)
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Chris Reed tlaks about the mental breakdown of democrats throughout the nation...

In the News
In the News

Charles Moore on Margaret Thatcher: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
In the News

Dem official: Murray to be debt panel co-chair

with Hoover Institution, Keith Hennesseyvia Associated Press
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
In the News

Retirement Security

with Charles Blahousvia C-SPAN
Friday, August 5, 2011