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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Giuliani, My Giuliani

by Charles Hill with George P. Shultzvia New York Sun
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Nothing has been more dispiriting in the nearly two decades since the end of the Cold War than the ineptitude and lack of purpose in the conduct of American foreign policy...

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Storms are more like Super Bowl Sunday and less like Valentine's Day

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

One more way the world is getting better (the Oregonian reports)...

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Intro to the wonderful world of Austrian economics

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

The latest EconTalk features Pete Boettke talking about what makes Austrian economics both different and useful...

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Iraq rejects : permanent US bases

with John Abizaidvia Daily Times (Pakistan)
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Iraq will never allow the United States to keep permanent military bases on its soil, the government’s national security adviser has said...

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Should the Mayor Be in Charge?

with Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

One of the arguments du jour in the reform of ailing school systems is that handing over control of the system to the mayor will produce the needed improvements...

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Coaching Teachers to Help Students Learn

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

When the Adams 12 school district introduced a new mathematics curriculum to elementary schools several years ago, leaders here turned to an idea both old and new to make the change a success...

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The Value of Standards

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

I don’t understand why you are so certain that any state or national standards are beyond consensus, or that they will be entirely arbitrary...

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Olivia Cheng continuing legacy with 'Iris Chang, the Rape of Nanking'

with Hoover Institutionvia Canadian Press
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Canadian actor Olivia Cheng developed such a strong passion for her role in the docudrama "Iris Chang, the Rape of Nanking," she now feels she's practically following in Chang's footsteps...

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Abolish The CIA?

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Outside The Beltway
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Although it’s not a new idea, Christopher Hitchens has seemingly united the blogosphere with his suggestion the it’s time to abolish the CIA and start over...

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Democrats Push for Temporary Tax Cuts, Spending to Boost Economy

with Milton Friedmanvia US News and World Report
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Time to prime the pump?

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Vice President Releases 'The State of India's Democracy'

with Larry Diamondvia Press Information Bureau (India)
Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The Vice President of India Mohd. Hamid Ansari released the book titled “‘The State of Indian Democracy’ edited by Mr. Sumit Ganguly, Mr. Larry Diamond and Mr. Marc F. Plattner at a function organized by Centre for Policy Research” here today...

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Hawkish team that belies liberal image

with Michael J. Boskin, Charles Hillvia Financial Times
Monday, December 10, 2007

Rudy Giuliani was having breakfast at the Peninsula Hotel in Manhattan when he heard an aircraft had hit the World Trade Center on September 11 2001...

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The Rise of Sovereign Funds: Good For The US, Bad For The World?

with Gary S. Beckervia DealBreaker
Monday, December 10, 2007

Sovereign funds have been very much in the news lately...

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Boettke on Austrian Economics

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, December 10, 2007

Pete Boettke, of George Mason University, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the origins and tenets of Austrian economics...