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Bonds for Babies

with Milton Friedmanvia Reason
Tuesday, January 1, 2008

You probably missed it, but there already was an “idea primary” in the 2008 election...

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Impact Is Slight for Early States Using ‘Growth’

with Eric Hanushekvia Education Week
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

"Growth models” are being held out as a better way to hold schools accountable than the method the No Child Left Behind Act uses now...

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Paulson Gets Diminishing Return With Bush, Like Powell, O'Neill

with George P. Shultzvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Henry Paulson escaped the Nixon White House with his reputation enhanced...

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William Katz: The past is blasting again

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

One of the joys of professional writing is the chance to go into a library stack and snoop around...

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Hollywood at War

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Power Line
Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Today we continue with our preview of the new (Winter) issue of the Claremont Review of Books with the second of three pieces that we are previewing here...

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“She Could Do Things a Republican President Couldn’t"

with Peter M. Robinson, Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Victor Davis Hanson tells Peter Robinson that President Hillary Clinton “would not be the disaster that people on the Right say…” in a lightning round takeout from the latest episode of Uncommon Knowledge...

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UN agency calls for increased farm aid

with Gary S. Beckervia Globe and Mail (Canada)
Tuesday, December 18, 2007

A United Nations agency called for boosting financial assistance to farmers in countries threatened with widespread hunger, as wheat prices hit records and economists warned of continued high food prices...

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Standards are Within Our Reach

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, December 18, 2007

I don't agree with your judgment—and the judgment of some (but not all) of our readers—about whether it is feasible to craft useful standards...

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Are All Deaths Suicides?

with Gary S. Beckervia New York Times
Monday, December 17, 2007

What does it mean to use “the economic approach” to thinking about the world?

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How to Combine Income and Life Expectancy into an Index of Well-being

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Saturday, December 15, 2007

Modern national income accounts developed about 75 years...