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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Labor Dilemma For President Bam

by Richard A. Epsteinvia New York Post
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The financial crisis has unfortunately deflected attention from our next major meltdown: ordinary labor markets...

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Education '08: McCain strong for choice; Obama prefers untraditional mix of policies

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Cleveland.com
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

A couple of miles from Barack Obama's South Side home, Andre Cowling is trying to pull off a miracle...

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Election issues: Education is lost in campaign shuffle

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Des Moines Register
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

When it comes to schools, the presidential race has drawn more attention for what hasn't been said...

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Documents detail Iranian training of Iraqi militias

with Joseph Felter via Stanford Report
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

An Army terrorism expert now at Stanford's Hoover Institution has released 85 pages of once-secret documents that provide an insider's account of how Iranian military and Lebanese Hezbollah forces train Iraqi Shiite militants to kill U.S. soldiers...

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Ward Connerly on Race: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 22, 2008

A dozen years after the enactment of Proposition 209, Ward Connerly keeps at it, fighting, now, for anti-preference measures on the ballot in Colorado and Nebraska...

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Strauss Center, Center for Politics and Governance Convene Presidential Policy Debate, Oct. 23

with Tod Lindbergvia University of Texas at Austin
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and the Center for Politics and Governance present "McCain v. Obama: Competing Visions for America," a town hall-style debate...

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Politico: Weak on economy, candidates lean on advisers

with John B. Taylorvia San Antonio Express-News
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

As the Bush administration unveiled its $700 billion financial bailout plan last month, Barack Obama was hunkered down in a Florida conference room preparing for what he knew would be a critical campaign moment...

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Obama health care plan, voter beware

with Hoover Institutionvia Columbia Missourian
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Don't be fooled by the promise "You can keep your employer's health insurance" under the Obama plan...

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New commission seeks to bolster arms control pact

with William J. Perryvia International Herald Tribune
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

A joint Australia-Japan commission on nuclear disarmament warned of a growing threat from atomic weapons on Tuesday as it attempts to build support for a stronger arms control pact...

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Russia Basks in Iceland Bailout Request

with George P. Shultzvia Business Week
Monday, October 20, 2008

It's mere coincidence, of course. But to Vladimir Putin, the man who called the Soviet Union's demise the "greatest geopolitical catastrophe" of the 20th century, just the thought of saving Iceland's hide must seem like redemption...

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Analysis of PISA Finds Private School Effect

with Education Nextvia Education Week
Monday, October 20, 2008

A new studyRequires Adobe Acrobat Reader that examines test scores from 29 countries concludes that competition from private schools improves achievement for students in both public and private schools...