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Australia Will Promote Drought-Resistant Crops

with Henry I. Millervia Heartland Institute
Saturday, March 1, 2008

Agricultural minister Tony Burke has announced Australia will promote the development of drought-resistant genetically modified (GM) wheat...

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Israel and Iran, After the NIE

with Kori Schakevia Scoop (New Zealand)
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

“Iran is today the world’s leading state-sponsor of terror,” declared President George W. Bush in a speech given in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, during his January trip to the Middle East...

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‘Hope We Can Hope In’: Dissecting the Primary Fight

with Victor Davis Hansonvia Family Security Matters
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Like a modern-day Demosthenes, it’s becoming increasingly evident that Senator Obama has embraced the prose of the classic pied-piper, the role of abstract orator...

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Exhibit at Hoover contrasts official, nonofficial views of World War I in England

with Hoover Institutionvia Stanford News
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

While the current installation in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion may focus on England in the throes of World War I, no one should dismiss its theme as irrelevant or untimely: It's about a government anxious to put a positive spin on a bloody conflict in order to ensure a steady supply of soldiers...

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Making Economics Relevant Again

with Milton Friedmanvia New York Times
Wednesday, February 20, 2008

It was only a decade ago that economics seemed to be an old and tired discipline...

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Lessig Isn't Kidding Around

with Richard A. Epsteinvia Atlantic
Tuesday, February 19, 2008

I recently wrote a post praising Lawrence Lessig, and it looks as though he is taking the idea of running for Congress very seriously...

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China Currency Catch-22

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, February 19, 2008

U.S. economic policy toward China has concentrated on getting China to revalue its currency, the yuan, with the objective of reducing its large current account surplus with the United States...

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Frankenfood Redux

with Henry I. Millervia Harvard Political Review
Monday, February 18, 2008

A new specter is haunting Europe: genetically modified foods...

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The Surrogate Science Debate

with William J. Perryvia MSNBC
Monday, February 18, 2008

For weeks, science-minded activists have been urging the presidential campaigns to stage a debate focusing on science and technology issues - and they finally got their wish over the weekend...

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Can Gun Control Laws be Effective?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, February 18, 2008

The shooting recently of 10 innocent persons at a retail store and a university in Illinois has highlighted once again the issue of gun control in the United States...