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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Does Bear Stearns Bailout Set a Bad Precedent?

by Russell Roberts with Milton Friedmanvia NPR
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Wall Street is all about profit....

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Where We Stand on Iraq and the Election

by Victor Davis Hansonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Thursday, March 20, 2008

I saw a startling statistic that said that 24% of all stories in the New York Times until last year were devoted to Iraq, and this year, 3% were....

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U.S. academy studies ‘grand challenges for engineering’

with William J. Perryvia Journal of Commerce (Canada)
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

The United States National Academy of Engineering has been conducting a fascinating exercise for the last few months....

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Don't Count McCain Out

by David Davenportvia townhall.com
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

This was supposed to be the Democrats' year....

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Obama: 'A Bound Man'?

with Shelby Steelevia ABC News
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Shelby Steele of the Hoover Institution argues in a new book that Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has generated excitement not because he's the first black person to run for president but rather because he's the first black "bargainer" to do so....

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It's about ideology, not race!

with Thomas Sowellvia WND - World Net Daily
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Considering the fact that millions of white folks in 30 states voted for Barack Obama instead of Hillary Clinton ought to be proof enough that the American people are no longer negatively influenced by race when it comes to choosing political leadership....

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Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now: Chapter 3 of 5

with George P. Shultzvia National Review Online
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

North Korea will refuse any international effort to purge the world of nuclear weapons. But Shultz reasons that the U.S. and its closest allies can lean on China and Japan to keep North Korea in check....

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Shultz on Nukes — Then & Now: Chapter 2 of 5

with George P. Shultzvia National Review Online
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

A quarter century after the Cold War has ended, the U.S. still stockpiles thousands of nuclear weapons....

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Program Design Called Crucial Across Array of School Choices

with Paul T. Hillvia Education Week
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

While school choice may be one of the most polarizing issues in education today, a new volume of research papers makes the case that innovations aimed at giving families more say in where their children go to school can be whatever their architects make of them....

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Frontline: Bush's War

with H. R. McMaster, Michael McFaulvia PBS
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

From the horror of 9/11 to the invasion of Iraq; the truth about WMD to the rise of an insurgency; the scandal of Abu Ghraib to the strategy of the surge -- for seven years, FRONTLINE has revealed the defining stories of the war on terror in meticulous detail, and the political dramas that played out at the highest levels of power and influence....

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All About Race

with Shelby Steele, Victor Davis Hansonvia Family Security Matters
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

It was never about race....

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Meet the New Czar

with Michael McFaulvia Reason
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

A popular Soviet joke once asked when would the first Soviet-style election take place? ...

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Forum Debates Mayor's Control Of City School System

with Diane Ravitchvia NY1
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

A state law that gives Mayor Michael Bloomberg control over the city schools' governing body is bound to expire soon....

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Democracy in Taiwan more normal now: Experts

with Larry Diamondvia Straits Times (Taiwan)
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Two days after Taiwan's presidential election, things quickly went back to normal yesterday as a new work week began....

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Examining McCain

with John B. Taylorvia KQED
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Republican presidential candidate John McCain is campaigning in California over the next few days....

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TC at AERA, 2008

with Diane Ravitchvia Columbia University Teachers College
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Hank Levin is giving the Distinguished Lecture; Janet Miller is receiving a lifetime achievement award; Susan Fuhrman, Amy Wells, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Edmund Gordon are speaking in Presidential Sessions, and Gordon and colleagues are part of "A Scholar's Evening in Harlem...."