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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Cool It: The Ridiculous Global-Warming Freakout

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Bjorn Lomborg is back with a new, controversial movie about global warming. Tunku Varadarajan talks to him about the right way to deal with climate change...

Analysis and Commentary

Thus Does the Economy Grow

by Keith Hennesseyvia National Review
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The American people did not give power to congressional Republicans; they took it away from congressional Democrats...

Analysis and Commentary

Fixing the U.S. Economy

by Michael Spencevia Japan Times
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

For many, if not most, Americans, the crisis that befell them in 2008 — leading to slow growth, rising unemployment and high anxiety among voters — appeared to spring from nowhere...

Analysis and Commentary

California GOP's Woes: Stars or Selves?

by Bill Whalenvia Bill Whalen: Politi-Cal
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

It’s been two weeks since the election, votes are still being counted in California’s attorney general’s race, but otherwise here’s the face of Republican misery in the Golden State...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama or the GOP: Who's unwilling

by Charles Calomirisvia Arena (Politico)
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Delaying a meeting by 12 days (including the Thanksgiving holiday) is not a big deal and may be a good idea if it allows time for a little thought (yes, even in Washington) and the organization of an agenda...

Analysis and Commentary

Uncommon cents

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

At dinner the other night, one of my children asked me why we have coins...

Analysis and Commentary

The Diarrhea Pioneers

by Henry I. Millervia Project Syndicate
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

On top of the devastation caused in Haiti by the January earthquake, Hurricane Tomas this month, and the subsequent dislocations, exposure, and malnutrition, the country is now experiencing an accelerating cholera outbreak...

Analysis and Commentary

New Congress should rein in the Fed

by Scott S. Powellvia USA Today
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

More than anything else, voters confirmed in the midterm elections that they distrust the ruling class in Washington...

Analysis and Commentary

Missile defense and the Turkish problem

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

NATO's 28 member states are in the final stages of negotiation on a new ballistic missile defense system...

Analysis and Commentary

Karzai's Worst Enemy

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has damaged his own cause once again, this time criticizing the counter-terrorism operations of coalition forces...

Analysis and Commentary

Monetary Policy: Giving and Buying

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

In discussions of monetary policy, I've noticed that some discussants fail to note the distinction between giving and buying...

Analysis and Commentary

Rep. McKeon's Detention Bill

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

In his speech yesterday, incoming House Armed Services chairman Buck McKeon promised that his committee would work in the coming Congress on a “legal framework” for detention...

Analysis and Commentary

The Virtues and Vices of Presidential Restraint

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Tuesday, November 16, 2010

William Greider argues in an interesting essay in The Nation that President Obama’s political difficulties are tied to his failure to exercise the full powers of the presidency...

Interviews
Interviews

Nobel Thoughts on Economy

with Michael Spencevia CNBC - Squawk Box
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Discussing whether there is hope for a stronger economy, with Mike Spence, 2001 Nobel Laureate- economics...

Interviews

Harrison discusses the deserving and the undeserving poor

with Mark Harrisonvia BBC News
Monday, November 15, 2010

Presenter Chris Bowlby asks whether a state welfare system can ever distinguish between those who deserve help and those who do not...

In the News
In the News

It's not a message problem

with Scott W. Atlasvia Denver Post
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
In the News

Senator puts off vote on arms cut

with George P. Shultzvia Philadelphia Inquirer
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
In the News

Bush and Cheney, Together Again at Groundbreaking

with Condoleezza Ricevia New York Times
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
In the News

Wise, bold ideas for reducing national debt

with Charles Blahousvia Scripps Howard News Service
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
In the News

Sorry O, the voters were saying 'no'

with David Bradyvia New York Post
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
In the News

GOP's new target - Bernanke

with John B. Taylor, Michael J. Boskinvia Politico
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
In the News

Google to build fiber network at Stanford

with James L. Sweeneyvia Palo Alto Online
Tuesday, November 16, 2010