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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Fair Is Foul in Scotland

by Tod Lindbergvia Weekly Standard
Monday, September 7, 2009

Since there is so little of it, let's start with the good news about the release from prison and triumphant return to Libya of Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the terrorist who was supposedly serving a life sentence in a Scottish prison for his role in blowing Pan Am 103 out of the sky over Lockerbie in 1988, killing 270 people...

Analysis and Commentary

Lion's Den: Niqabs and burkas - the veiled threat continues

by Daniel Pipesvia Jerusalem Post
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

What's new on the niqab and burka front?...

Analysis and Commentary

High achieving kids need options, too

by Michael J. Petrilli with Tom Lovelessvia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

On Friday, Tom Loveless and I published an op-ed in the New York Times that argued that our nation’s highest-achieving students are only making minimal gains in the era of NCLB, while low-achieving students have made huge strides since 2000...

Analysis and Commentary

Hayek and norms

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The latest episode of EconTalk is Mike Munger on cultural norms...

Interviews
Interviews

The Morning Show - September 1, 2009 at 7:00am

with Bertrand M. Patenaudevia KPFA FM(Berkeley)
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

The Morning Show analyzes the Election Victory for the Opposition in Japan...

In the News
In the News

Japanese Elections Complicate East Asia Policy

with Larry Diamondvia National Journal
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Among the many pledges the Democratic Party of Japan made before it swept to power in a landslide victory on Sunday was to rebalance the U.S.-Japan alliance...

In the News

China’s Exports, Not Altruism, Fund U.S. Deficit: Caroline Baum

with Niall Fergusonvia Bloomberg
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Any reference to the exploding U.S. fiscal deficit is almost certain to include a mention of China in the very next sentence...

In the News

Kennedy Put Imprint on K-12, Social Issues With Fierce Advocacy

with Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Week
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy will be remembered as a staunch advocate for education who used his immense political skills and his willingness to bridge the partisan divide to advance policies supporting students and their schools...

In the News

GOP Principles with Thaddeus McCotter: Chapter 3 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter describes why the American people don’t want Obamacare, and why a good many Democrats won’t vote for it...

In the News

Stanford poll: Obama sways public on controversial education issues

with Education Next, Paul E. Petersonvia San Jose Mercury News
Tuesday, September 1, 2009

At the height of his popularity, President Obama could significantly sway public opinion on three controversial education issues: charter schools, merit pay and vouchers, a new study has found...

In the News

Obama Education Views Can Sway Public, Poll Says

with Education Nextvia Education Week
Monday, August 31, 2009

A popular president’s strong stances on education issues can shift the public perception of those issues, according to a new national survey released today by the journal Education Next and the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University...