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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Beware Chavez’s Ancient “Twenty-first Century Socialism”

by William Ratliffvia Independent Institute
Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Gilbert and Sullivan could have written a brilliant comic opera about last month’s spectacle of Hugo Chavez chasing George Bush around Latin America from south to north, shouting all the way...

Analysis and Commentary

Terrorist's confession exposes dark side of US

by Niall Fergusonvia Telegraph
Sunday, March 18, 2007

The historian lives for the revelatory document...

Analysis and Commentary

Can you be too rich?

by Russell Robertsvia Los Angeles Times
Sunday, March 18, 2007

Economists can tell you, using publicly available data, that income inequality is growing in the United States...

In the News
In the News

Administration Wants Districts Free to Transfer Teachers

with Hoover Institutionvia Education Week
Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The Bush administration wants district officials to have the freedom to override collective bargaining contracts while staffing their most troubled schools, but the controversial proposal could face an uphill battle against a Democratic-led Congress and the teachers’ unions...

In the News

Antitrust Consent Decrees in Theory and Practice

with Richard A. Epsteinvia American Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, March 21, 2007

In Antitrust Consent Decrees in Theory and Practice (AEI Press, March 2007), Richard A. Epstein, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, addresses the timeless dilemma of antitrust laws: how do we ensure that the antitrust tools intended to preserve competition are not used to undermine it?

In the News

Out of Many, One

with Diane Ravitchvia New York Sun
Thursday, March 15, 2007

When the founding fathers chose the Latin phrase E Pluribus Unum — out of many, one — as the national motto, an event that took place concurrent with the 13 colonies declaring their independence, the intent was to dramatize the reality that these 13 separate entities had indeed come together as one...

In the News

Irving Kristol Award and Lecture for 2007

with Milton Friedman, Seymour Martin Lipsetvia American Enterprise Institute
Wednesday, March 7, 2007

In recent weeks we have been in essentially continuous mourning over the deaths of Jeane Kirkpatrick, Gerald Ford, Seymour Martin Lipset, Roberta Wohlstetter, Nelson Polsby, and Rosalie Silberman...