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Analysis and Commentary

Sub-Prime Politicians

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Amid all the hand-wringing and finger-pointing as housing markets collapse, mortgage foreclosures skyrocket, and financial markets panic, there is very little attention being paid to the fundamental economic and political decisions that led to this mess...

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Senior Fellows Diane Ravitch & Chester Finn: Not By Geeks Alone

by Diane Ravitch, Chester E. Finn Jr.via Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

In a globalizing economy, America's competitive edge depends in large measure on how well our schools prepare tomorrow's workforce...

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The Road from Danzig

by Timothy Garton Ashvia New York Times Book Review
Thursday, August 16, 2007

Granted: he was a member of the Waffen-SS...

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FORA.tv and inDplay Announce Partnership for Syndication and Licensing of Original Video Content

with Hoover Institutionvia Business Wire
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

inDplay, the world’s first content licensing marketplace, has inked a deal with FORA.tv – the leading Internet-based provider of discourse, discussion and debates focused on the world’s most interesting political, social and cultural issues – to add FORA.tv’s unique and provocative online programming to inDplay’s rapidly growing online content syndication marketplace...

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Straight talk over lobster bisque

with Milton Friedmanvia Tallahassee Democrat
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Sometimes I get so caught up in daily life I don't take time to look at the big picture...

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Thatcherism Is Out as China Vindicates Galbraith

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

John Kenneth Galbraith would probably proclaim ``I told you so'' today as China's economy morphs into a giant corporation...

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Fed Gives Weak Nod to Growth and Credit Risks

with Milton Friedmanvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Fed to market: You made your bed, you lie in it...

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A Crisis We Cannot Ignore

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

The Democratic candidates for president tell us what's wrong in Iraq while Republicans remind us they're stronger in the war on terror...

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WKU celebrates life, works of a champion economist

with Milton Friedmanvia Bowling Green Daily News
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Reflections of the life and work of Nobel Laureate economist and free-market champion economist Milton Friedman were commemorated July 31 at Western Kentucky University's Downing University Center...

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Nucor Awarded Secretary of Defense

with William J. Perryvia WJTV-CBS (MS)
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Nucor Steel Jackson, Inc. today announced that it has been selected as one of only 15 companies and organizations across the country to receive the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award...

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Corporate Social Responsibility Seen as Smart Business Move

with Milton Friedmanvia U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Times have changed since famed economist Milton Friedman wrote in his 1962 book Capitalism and Freedom that the only social responsibility for corporate executives was to maximize the income and wealth of their companies’ stockholders...

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Innovative Approach to Censorship

by Diane Ravitchvia Huffington Post
Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Imagine this scenario...

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Of times past: the truth must come out

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Mail and Guardian (South Africa)
Monday, August 6, 2007

The National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) decision to prosecute former police minister Adriaan Vlok and former police commissioner Johan van der Merwe, along with three former police officers, was inevitable...

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Legal Theory Lexicon: Libertarian Theories of Law

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Legal Theory Blog
Sunday, August 5, 2007

The dominant approaches to normative legal theory in the American legal academy converge on fairly robust role for the state and government subject to the constraints imposed by an equally robust set of individual rights...