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Federal Reserve
Analysis and Commentary

The challenges of the Fed’s bid for transparency

by Thomas J. Sargent, William Silbervia Financial Times
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Inappropriate deviations from stated path must be avoided...

Analysis and Commentary

The Ryan budget proposes lower deficits and less debt than the Obama budget

by Keith Hennesseyvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Over each year of the next decade the Ryan budget would result in lower deficits, less debt, and a better long-term debt trend than the President’s budget...

Analysis and Commentary

You Can Deny the Truth of My Critique of Broader, Bolder Theory, But Why Can’t You At Least Spell My Name?

by Paul E. Petersonvia Education Next
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Since [blogger Valerie Strauss] can’t get my name right, she’s probably out of whack on other things as well. Let’s see...

Analysis and Commentary

Some Dreams Die Harder Than Others

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Maybe he got the evening’s most votes, and perhaps even the most delegates, but there’s something troubling about Romney’s performance...

Analysis and Commentary

Education keeps America safe

by Condoleezza Rice, Joel Kleinvia CNN.com
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

America's greatest strengths stem from the freedom to innovate, create, compete and succeed. Without a wide base of educated and capable citizens, our strengths will fade, and the United States will lose its capacity to lead in the international community...

Analysis and Commentary

The Energy Deficit

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

In view of America’s long history of neglect of energy security and resilience, the notion that Barack Obama’s administration is responsible for rising gas prices makes little sense...

Analysis and Commentary

Taking Resilience Too Far

by Amy Zegartvia Slate
Monday, March 19, 2012

Resilience isn’t always a good thing, especially when it comes to national security...

Interviews
Interviews

Condi Rice: School shortfalls put America at risk

with Condoleezza Ricevia CBS This Morning
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A new report by the Council on Foreign Relations sounds an alarm on the poor state of our nation's education system...

Interviews

Condoleezza Rice talks Iran, VP aspirations, Tebow

with Condoleezza Ricevia Fox and Friends (Fox News)
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Former secretary of state on 'Fox & Friends'...

Interviews

At The Community Garden, It's Community That's The Hard Part

with Russell Robertsvia All Things Considered (NPR)
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

You may think that the great historic debate between communism and private property is over. Well, it's not. Not at your local community garden...

In the News
In the News

The Cigarette Smokescreen

by Henry I. Millervia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The FDA is passing up a historic opportunity to reduce the harmful effects of tobacco...

In the News

A Drumbeat on Profit Takers

with Richard A. Epsteinvia New York Times
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
In the News

Condoleezza Rice suggests Iran plan for White House

with Condoleezza Ricevia Politico
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
In the News

“The Big Sort” That Wasn't: A Skeptical Reexamination

by Samuel J. Abrams, Morris P. Fiorinavia PS: Political Science & Politics (University of Cambridge)
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Despite the opinions of various reviewers on the Amazon. com website and in the popular media that The Big Sort is thorough, systematic, and well-researched, most academic researchers would conclude the opposite...

In the News

WHAM: Winning Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan and Elsewhere

by Thomas H. Henriksenvia Joint Special Operations University
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Dr. Henriksen argues that America needs to get back to the basics of counterinsurgency lest it bankrupts itself in nation-building and reconstruction projects that are driven from the top, not the bottom...