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Sowell At 90. Isn't It High Time More of Us Listened to This Man?

featuring Thomas Sowellvia American Thinker
Monday, July 13, 2020

Fifty-five-plus books on the table and more on the way. Charter Schools and Their Enemies, another bestseller, is hot off the press. The Thomas Sowell corpus stands as one of the rare and most impressive monuments of massive and meticulous research ever erected on this earth by one person. 

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Covid-19 Is No Excuse For Sovereign Creditors To Move The Goalposts On Debt

cited John B. Taylorvia The Guardian
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Vulture funds want to change Argentina’s debt structure. We need to stop them from setting a dangerous precedent.


Thomas Sowell On 'Utter Madness' Of Defund The Police Push, Wonders Whether Us Is Reaching Point Of No Return

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Yahoo News
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell discusses his new book, Charter Schools and Their Enemies, as well as the ongoing social unrest.

Analysis and Commentary

The Lockdowns Definitely Suppressed Economic Activity

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Pryce Boeye’s Hungry Hobo sandwich shops’ sales on the Iowa side of the Mississippi River have been booming since the state reopened dining rooms in mid-May, while those he owns in still-closed Illinois languish.

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State Reopenings Fuel Stock Market Surge: Here’s Why

quoting Stephen Haber, Charles Calomirisvia Forbes
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Infections from COVID-19 have continued growing. Moreover, respondents between June 29 and July 5 from a recent Gallup poll show that roughly 68 percent of the population believes the coronavirus situation is getting worse, whereas 18 percent thinks it is getting better. That’s reverse from June 1 to 7 when 47 percent reported that the situation was getting better and only 30 percent said that it was getting worse.

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The Fed's Response To COVID-19 Through The Lens Of History

by Michael D. Bordovia The Hill
Sunday, July 12, 2020

The lessons from history never exactly repeat themselves, but they often rhyme. The Federal Reserve can learn important lessons from the pandemic of 1918, the Great Contraction of 1929-33, World War II and the Great Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2007-2008. The Fed must avoid repeating the mistakes of the past.


Trump Needs To Scale The Real Wall Of 2020

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, July 12, 2020

The president should emphasize not just the efficacy of his administration but its effects on real people. Focus on “Restoration 2021.”

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Hillsdale College Stands Out For Its Courage In Face Of Liberal Onslaught

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Washington Times
Sunday, July 12, 2020

In the July 2nd issue of National Review, Victor Davis Hanson, in bemoaning our present state of cultural chaos, asks, “How can so many so sheltered and prolonged adolescents claim to be all-knowing?” In other words, how could so many of our nation’s 18-year-olds become so clueless? The answer: Your colleges and universities have taught them to be.

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Reopen Bay Area Schools? Online Learning Was A Fail, Coronavirus Is Surging, Time’s Running Out

quoting Scott W. Atlasvia Mercury News
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Like many parents, Radhika Parakala is eyeing the calendar with mounting unease over what’s in store for her daughters when their San Jose schools are back in session next month. The online-only learning thrust upon them in mid-March to ease the risk of the COVID-19 pandemic went poorly.


Thomas Sowell Says Concept Of Systemic Racism 'Has No Meaning,' Warns Us Could Reach 'Point Of No Return'

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Fox News
Sunday, July 12, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell talks about systemic racism.