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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Letter: In D.C., Health-Care Profit Becomes a Deadly Sin

by Henry I. Millervia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Some of the assumptions made by Mr. Della Vedova about "biosimilar" copies of a class of drugs called "biologics" are dubious. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Universal standards

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

There are advantage to universal standards. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Obama’s Prissy America

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Tribune Media Services
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Why does Obama’s tolerant, apologetic America seem so very self-centered? . . .

Analysis and Commentary

An Alternative Stimulus Plan

by Michael J. Boskinvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

While the economy has finally started to grow, the disturbingly high unemployment rate is increasing pressure from the left to double down on this year's poorly designed fiscal stimulus bill. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Bill Evers on TV on Standardized Testing

by Williamson M. Eversvia Ed Policy
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

I joined Sean Reardon, an associate professor at the Stanford School of Education, for a half-hour discussion on statewide testing of K-12 students in California. . . .

Interviews
Interviews

The Pros and Cons of Standardized Testing

with Williamson M. Eversvia NBC11 News (CA)
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Talking about tests with Bill Evers, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and former assistant secretary of education for policy, and Sean Reardon, associate professor at Stanford's School of Education. . . .

Interviews

Timothy Garton Ash: Democracy Still Under Threat 20 Years After Velvet Revolution

with Timothy Garton Ashvia Radio Free Europe-Radio Liberty
Monday, November 16, 2009

In 1989, British writer and Oxford historian Timothy Garton Ash reported on the wave of democratic revolutions that swept Europe, and witnessed some of its key events. . . .

In the News
In the News

Diversity: An Ideology

with Charles Hillvia Commentary
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Most reasonable people have now recognized that Major Nidal Malik Hasan's actions in the Fort Hood massacre were not caused by pre-post-traumatic stress, by bullying, or by mental troubles, but were in accordance with his religious beliefs. . . .

In the News

History of money a mirror for meditation

with Niall Fergusonvia China Daily
Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Love of money is the root of all evil -- that is not just for Christians but also to ancient Chinese sages. . . .

In the News

Holder Downplays Concerns Over War-Time Prisoners Entering Civilian Court

with Benjamin Wittesvia Fox News
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Despite growing concerns that trying Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and others in civilian court triggers a host of complications for the prosecution, Attorney General Eric Holder says he's confident the cases will be "successful." . . .

In the News

Economists’ Letter to Obama on Health Care Reform

with John Shovenvia New York Times
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

This afternoon a group of 23 prominent economists — including two Nobel laureates as well as previous members of both Democratic and Republican presidential administrations — sent a letter to President Obama about the priorities for health care reform. . . .

In the News

GOP Opposition Slows Obama's Judicial Nominees

with Michael McConnellvia NPR
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

The Senate votes Tuesday on whether to end a Republican filibuster of President Obama's first judicial nominee, David Hamilton. . . .

In the News

Headliner: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

via Poder 360 (FL)
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, a political scientist and professor at New York University, headlined the PODER Magazine | Americas Business Council Foundation (abc*) 2009 Business Awards at the Viceroy on Monday evening. . . .