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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

John Green on Freedom

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

[Green is] saying that even if freedom leads to more random acts of violence against innocent people, reducing freedom is even worse...

Analysis and Commentary

How States Can Stretch the School Dollar

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The challenge for education policymakers is not only to cut carefully so as not to harm student learning, but better yet, to transform these fiscal woes into reform opportunities: to cut smart and thereby help our schools and students emerge stronger than ever...

Analysis and Commentary

Stretch Yourself, Bruce Baker

by Michael J. Petrillivia Education Next
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Rutgers education professor Bruce Baker issued a 4,600 word rebuttal to a 4,000 word policy brief...(It was about how states can “stretch the school dollar.”)...But for all his spilled ink, he fails to offer a single alternative to the budget cuts we recommend...

Analysis and Commentary

Redoing the Human Rights First Report Card I

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

So here are the first two elements of the Human Rights First report card, how I would recast them, and the grades I would assign. HRF’s initial element reads...

Analysis and Commentary

Redoing the Human Rights First Report Card II

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The next several elements of the Human Rights First report card all deal with detention and trial. The first of these is the failing grade HRF gives to the Obama administration for not closing Guantanamo...

Analysis and Commentary

Time for stricter gun-control laws?

by Robert Zelnickvia Arena (Politico)
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

What is needed is to get those prone to violence off the streets and into hospitals, asylums or shelters where their individual conditions can be addressed and society spared the periodic trauma of their violent behavior...

Interviews
Interviews

Michael Boskin on the John Batchelor Show

with Michael J. Boskinvia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

GUESTS: Co-host Larry Kudlow, CNBC and 77WABC; Michael Boskin, Hoover Institution; Michael Derby, Dow Jones; Neil Schloss, Ford; Lou Ann Hammond, DrivingTheNation.com; Joseph Brusuelas, Bloomberg...

Interviews

Robert George on the John Batchelor Show

with Robert P. Georgevia John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

GUESTS: Gene Countryman, KNSS; Robert George, Princeton [and Hoover Institution]; Bob Zimmerman, BehindTheBlack.com; Brian Stelter, NYT...

In the News
In the News

Baby Boomers Could Force Economic Catastrophe

with Charles Blahousvia FoxNews.com
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
In the News

Must-Read Economics

with Niall Fergusonvia Planet Money, NPR
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
In the News

George P. Shultz calls for Pollard's release

with George P. Shultzvia Right Turn (Washington Post)
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
In the News

Same as the Old Boss?

with David R. Hendersonvia Creators Syndicate
Monday, January 10, 2011