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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Mistaken Medication: A Hard Pill To Swallow

by Henry I. Millervia LegalNews.tv
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

My recent article about defective consumer products and the vagaries of customer service elicited a flurry of responses...

Analysis and Commentary

A Reagan Strategy for Iran and Syria

by Abraham D. Sofaervia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

The Iraq Study Group's recommendation that the Bush administration drop its preconditions and negotiate with Syria and Iran has been praised as a "no-brainer" -- and condemned as an improper effort to reward rogue regimes...

Analysis and Commentary

Christmas Books

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 19, 2006

People who dread Christmas shopping and the hand-wringing over what present to buy for which person should consider giving books...

In the News
In the News

Has Globalization Passed Its Peak?

with Niall Fergusonvia Foreign Affairs
Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Once upon a time, not very long ago, economic globalization -- the free worldwide flow of capital, goods, and labor -- looked both inevitable and inexorable.,,

In the News

What Will They Ban Next?

with Milton Friedmanvia Creators Syndicate
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

New York City has ordered restaurants to stop selling food made with trans fat...

In the News

Clinton cultivates California base

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

The "Obama-mania" wave may be hitting other shores, but in the fundraising Democratic stronghold of Northern California, it's not nearly big enough yet to swamp Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton -- the former first lady who has cultivated the state's voters and donors for years...

In the News

School’s Troubles Take Fordham by Surprise

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

W.E.B. DuBois Academy has gotten plenty of accolades...

In the News

A Think Tank Takes the Plunge

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

The Thomas B. Fordham Foundation has long had a lot to say about education in the United States—what’s wrong with it and how to fix it...

In the News

Finn Basks in Role as Standards-Bearer, Gadfly

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

When Chester E. Finn Jr.—already one of Washington’s best-known education policy entrepreneurs—took charge of an unknown foundation in Dayton, Ohio, in 1997, the match quickly blossomed into a fruitful marriage...

In the News

So Much Confusion...

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Works and Days
Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Kofi Annan in his farewell address lectured America on its apparent abandonment of civil liberties—remonstrating that when the United States “appears to abandon its own ideals and objectives, its friends abroad are naturally troubled and confused..."

In the News

Why Democracies Need a League of Their Own

with Tod Lindbergvia America Abroad
Tuesday, December 19, 2006

In Forging a World of Liberty Under Law, Anne-Marie and I propose the creation of a Concert of Democracies...

In the News

Consumer Spending

via Hoover Institution
Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Personal consumption accounts for 70 percent of gross domestic product...

In the News

Clipping the Hedge

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, December 19, 2006

In this Washington Post column, Sebastian Mallaby does a nice job explaining the economic contribution of hedge funds and other forms of arbitrage...