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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Health Care Hyperbole

by Clint Bolickvia Forbes
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

By possibly taking the public option off the table, Democrats who favor nationalized health care have acknowledged that their opponents are winning the public relations debate...

Analysis and Commentary

Reflections on the Sixth Fatah General Congress

by Daniel Pipesvia Danielpipes.org (blog)
Friday, August 14, 2009

Four observations on the Sixth Fatah General Congress, which took place in Bethlehem on August 4-9:...

Interviews
Interviews

"Pay teachers what they are worth (think six-figures)": An Interview with Rick Hanushek

with Eric Hanushekvia Learning Matters
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Economists, whether liberal or conservative, don’t think about education the way most educators do, and that’s healthy...

In the News
In the News

Lincoln & More with Harry Jaffa, Part II: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Dr. Harry Jaffa says the odds were stacked against Lincoln and the North at the outset of the Civil War...

In the News

Should good teachers get six-figure salaries -- and larger classes?

with Eric Hanushekvia Grand Rapids Press (MI)
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

John Merrow is an education journalist I've long admired for his work on National Public Radio and "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," and he's just posted an interview with Eric Hanushek that I thought was really interesting...

In the News

Hopey Changey Give-Away

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

My new favorite bumper sticker reads: "How's that hopey-changey thing working out for you?"...

In the News

Rose Friedman, Economist and Collaborator, Dies at 98

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Times
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Rose Friedman, a free-market economist whose extraordinary collaboration with her husband, Milton, proved essential to his Nobel-prize-winning career, died Tuesday at her home in Davis, Calif...

In the News

Democratic Ukraine, autocratic Russia: Why?

with Michael McFaulvia Kyiv Post (Ukraine)
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Developments in the former Soviet Union in recent years were fascinating for the specialist and might have puzzled the layman: Why have Europe’s two largest countries developed in such different ways?...

In the News

Inside Obama Administration, a Tug of War Over Nuclear Warheads

with William J. Perryvia Global Security Newswire
Tuesday, August 18, 2009

U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden in early June blocked a Defense Department bid to revive a defunct program aimed at fielding modern nuclear warheads across the strategic arsenal, according to those familiar with the episode (see GSN, June 24)...

In the News

Evolving National Standards

with Paul E. Petersonvia Education Week
Monday, August 17, 2009

It’s becoming a familiar question: How can we ensure that American students have the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today’s global economy?...