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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

What does 'beyond race' look like?

by John H. Bunzelvia San Jose Mercury News
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

One can understand why the "race-in-your-face" remarks of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright prompted Barack Obama to conclude that with a friend and pastor like that, he doesn't need too many enemies...

Analysis and Commentary

Israel at 60: World's worst neighbourhood

by Daniel Pipesvia National Post (Canada)
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Two religiously identified new states emerged from the shards of the British empire in the aftermath of the Second World War...

In the News
In the News

The Democratic Recession

with Larry Diamondvia New York Times
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

There are two important recessions going on in the world today...

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The Word According to Tom Wolfe: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Darwin, Marx, Freud, (E.O.) Wilson?...

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Education Next: Computer-Based Learning Could Transform Public Education Within a Decade Through “Disruptive Innovation,” Experts Say

with Education Nextvia Business Wire
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Computer-based learning is on the cusp of transforming traditional public education, say Harvard Business School’s Clayton M. Christensen and his colleague Michael B. Horn in the summer 2008 issue of Education Next...

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Rethinking the War on Terror

with Philip Bobbittvia Weekly Standard
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Philip Bobbitt, author of The Shield of Achilles, has just written a new book, Terror and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-First Century...

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Obama's steady slide from grace

with Thomas Sowellvia Toronto Sun
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Today it's Indiana's turn to put the boots to either Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama...

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FOX News Channel's Brit Hume to Emcee Bradley Prize Gala in Washington, D.C.

with Gary S. Becker, Victor Davis Hansonvia PR Newswire
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation announced today that renowned journalist Brit Hume will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the 2008 Bradley Prizes...

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FDA Watch Over Natural Supplements Growing Keener

with Henry I. Millervia Health Law360
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

The spate of warnings the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recently put out about herbal products used for body building, male enhancement and weight loss have shed new light on dietary supplements and spurred worries over what goes into them...

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Random Sightings of Sensible Economics (well not so random)

with Gary S. Beckervia Austrian Economists (Blog)
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Kevin Grier asks "Is more regulation always the answer?"...

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Historians seek archive forgery probe

with Niall Fergusonvia Financial Times
Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Eight of the UK's best-known historians today call for an official inquiry into the apparent attempt to rewrite history by infiltrating forged documents among genuine files in the National Archives...

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Superclass Conquers, Ivy Leaguers Flail: Most-Read Book Reviews

with Philip Bobbittvia Bloomberg
Monday, May 5, 2008

David Rothkopf's ``Superclass,'' a guide to the global power elite, led the list of the most-read Bloomberg book reviews in April...

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Underreported: a quick look at world events you haven’t heard about

with John Abizaidvia Daily of the University of Washington
Monday, May 5, 2008

A U.S. airstrike killed a militant leader suspected of having ties with al Qaida in Somalia last week...