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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

The New Democrats

by Abbas Milanivia New Republic
Wednesday, July 15, 2009

What we are witnessing right now in the streets of Tehran is, first and foremost, a political battle for the future of the Iranian state...

Analysis and Commentary

Book reviews – Asia Policy 8: China on a Roll in Latin America, so Who Cares?

by William Ratliffvia National Bureau of Asian Research (WA)
Wednesday, July 1, 2009

A review of Riordan Roett and Guadalupe Paz, eds., China´s Expansion into the Western Hemisphere: Implications for Latin America and the United States...

Analysis and Commentary

Equality on Trial

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

For the fourth time in six cases, the Supreme Court of the United States has reversed a decision for which Judge Sonia Sotomayor voted on the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals...

Analysis and Commentary

Orange Grove: Difference between legislation, law

by Tibor R. Machanvia Orange County Register
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Classical liberals and libertarians, especially those who admire the works of the famous legal theorists and economist F.A. Hayek, are fond of pointing out that a free society requires the rule of law...

In the News
In the News

What does the “firefighter case” mean for teacher testing?

by Michael J. Petrilli with Education Nextvia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

A month ago, I wondered what Sonia Sotomayor might think about teacher tests, as the more rigorous ones typically have a “disparate impact” on minorities; African-American and Hispanic candidates fail them at much higher rates than whites do...

In the News

It's in US interest to sign nuclear test ban treaty

with George P. Shultzvia Arizona Daily Star
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

While the economy, energy and health-care issues dominate our national dialogue, another issue deserves equal attention: the proliferation of nuclear weapons...

In the News

Judging Medical Malpractice

with Richard A. Epsteinvia National Center for Policy Analysis
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

There's not much that's encouraging about the U.S. medical malpractice system, says Richard A. Epstein, a professor of law at the University of Chicago, a senior fellow with the Hoover Institution, and a visiting professor at New York University Law School...

In the News

Harvard Business Review Special Issue, “Managing in the New World,” Examines Transformed Business Landscape

with Niall Fergusonvia Business Wire
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

As the global economy shows signs of recovery, a special issue of Harvard Business Review (www.hbr.org) explores how the economic crisis has fundamentally altered the business landscape and what the implications are for business leaders, organizations, and public policy...

In the News

Epstein's Reform Proposal

with Richard A. Epsteinvia ABC News
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Richard Epstein too often makes the mistake of thinking the public is as smart as he is...

In the News

Iran Blames U.S., Others For Post Election Protests

with Abbas Milanivia NPR
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

A large police force continues to patrol key points in Tehran...

In the News

How To Get A Liver When You Need One

with Gary S. Beckervia Forbes
Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Every year the shortage of human transplant organs grows worse...

In the News

What's The Best Use Of Stimulus Money?

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via National Journal
Monday, June 29, 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act contained more than $100 billion for education, including $40 billion to stabilize state education budgets and $5 billion in discretionary money for incentive grants...