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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Milton's Inner Fire

by Russell Roberts with Milton Friedmanvia TCS Daily
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

I last saw Milton Friedman a few days shy of his 94th birthday, just a few months ago...

Analysis and Commentary

Free marketplace allows both good and bad results

by Tibor R. Machanvia Freedom Communications
Friday, December 1, 2006

The free market economy is the most suited to human commercial affairs...

In the News
In the News

U.S. Urged to Rethink NCLB ‘Tools’

with Diane Ravitch, Frederick M. Hessvia Education Week
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

With more U.S. public schools entering the restructuring phase under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, experts convened here last week agreed that the remedies for schools and districts that don’t meet their achievement targets have so far had more bark than bite...

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The "Next Big Thing" for Global Business

with Milton Friedmanvia TCS Daily
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Exactly a century ago, Cemex became the first Mexican cement producer...

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U.S. Says Atmosphere `Positive' for North Korea Talks

with William J. Perryvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

The atmosphere is ``positive'' for implementing an agreement on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program, the U.S. said, after a Russian diplomat said talks on the issue are unlikely this year...

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Teacher Certification

with Hoover Institution, Education Nextvia Education Week
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Teachers who enter New York City schools through alternative pathways such as Teach For America and the city’s Teaching Fellows program are as effective as their traditionally certified counterparts in raising student test scores in mathematics and reading, a report says...

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Gates OKd by Senate panel

with George P. Shultzvia Los Angeles Times
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Robert M. Gates, President Bush's nominee to become Defense secretary, testified Tuesday that the United States was not winning the war in Iraq and said he would consider new courses of action, including a gradual withdrawal of American troops...

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Passing of a giant

with Milton Friedmanvia WND - World Net Daily
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Nobel Laureate and Professor Milton Friedman, at age 94, succumbed to heart failure on Nov. 16...

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Missouri editorials

with Larry Diamondvia Associated Press
Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Missouri newspapers...

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A Voice of Sanity

with Thomas Sowellvia Power Line
Tuesday, December 5, 2006

When I think that the world's situation is pretty nearly hopeless, it's always a tonic to read a column by the great Thomas Sowell...

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Words from Pope Al, &c.

with Milton Friedman, George P. Shultzvia National Review Online
Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Stuck in an airport the other day, and unable to get away from CNN, I heard an interview with Al Sharpton...

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Civil wars or proxy wars?

with Niall Fergusonvia Asia Times
Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Words often mean the opposite of what they appear to mean in the Middle East...

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Conservatives' bleak winter

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Courier-Journal
Tuesday, December 5, 2006

These are the times that try Republican souls...

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How Jew- Friendly Persia Became Anti-Semitic Iran

with Abbas Milanivia Moment Magazine
Monday, December 4, 2006

Abdol Hossein Sardari didn’t look like a hero...