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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The Unknown History of Civil Rights

by Wynton Hallvia Townhall
Monday, February 4, 2008

Black History Month is about informing citizens of the hurdles and heroes of America’s climb toward civil rights and equality...

In the News
In the News

GLG Partners aims to improve its reputation

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial News
Friday, February 8, 2008

UK-based GLG Partners, which last year became one of the world’s 10 largest hedge fund managers and floated in New York, would like to raise its profile...

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Illegal Immigration and the American Workforce

via Hoover Institution
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Arizona's tough new anti-illegal immigration law mirrors the ongoing national debate on the effect of illegal immigrants in the American workforce...

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Clinton, McCain Take California

with Bill Whalenvia San Francisco Chronicle
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Arizona Sen. John McCain may have won the majority of Super Tuesday Republican contests, but former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's surprising showing in conservative states threatens to turn the GOP battle into a two-candidate race - leaving former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's campaign in a precarious position...

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Democratic race more up in the air

with Morris P. Fiorina, Shanto Iyengarvia Stanford Daily
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Senators John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) were the winners of California’s presidential primary Tuesday night, but strong performances by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) elsewhere in the nation ensured that the nomination contests for each party would continue past Super Tuesday...

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Analysts' view on Super Tuesday results

with Bill Whalenvia Reuters
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Democrat Barack Obama and rival Hillary Clinton battled to a draw on "Super Tuesday" and John McCain seized command of the Republican race in presidential nominating contests in 24 U.S. states...

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Fighting the U.S. culture war

with Morris P. Fiorinavia Ottawa Citizen
Wednesday, February 6, 2008

There is a line that keeps popping up in the speeches of Barack Obama...

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If At First You Don't Succeed...

by Diane Ravitchvia Education Week
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

I have read the reports of the international assessments over the years and think it would be foolhardy to dismiss them out of hand...

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The People's Romance

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

The latest EconTalk is a conversation with my colleague Dan Klein on the economics of coordination—how markets connect people around the world doing various parts of a task that get combined into a finished product without any of the people contributing the task necessarily knowing that they're working together...

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The vanishing middle class

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Here is a very nice video from Reason.TV of Drew Carey talking about how the middle class actually is alive and well...

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Real-Life Super Bowl

with Milton Friedmanvia Conservative Voice
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

While many millions of Americans were watching two football teams battle it out in an evenly matched contest, a real life battle for the future of this nation was and is being fought...

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California's First Couple Split Over Politics

with Bill Whalenvia NBC11 News (CA)
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Maria Shriver came out Sunday boldly saying she is supporting Sen. Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination...

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Consumers not likely to spend tax rebates

with John B. Taylorvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Congress is plowing ahead with a plan to stimulate consumer spending by issuing tax rebates, even though most Americans say they would save them or use them to pay off debt...

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Retird General Abizaid to Discuss Middle East at OWU

with John Abizaidvia CollegeNews
Monday, February 4, 2008

Retired four-star Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, former commander of U.S. Central Command, will discuss "Strategic Challenges in the Middle East” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Ohio Wesleyan University...

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Dan Klein on Coordination and Cooperation

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, February 4, 2008

Dan Klein of George Mason University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the marvel of economic coordination that takes place without a coordinator--the sequence of complex tasks done by individuals often separated by immense distances who unknowingly contribute to everyday products and services we enjoy...