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Facebook's Ex-Security Chief Details His 'Observatory' For Internet Abuse

featuring Alex Stamosvia Wired
Thursday, July 25, 2019
When Alex Stamos describes the challenge of studying the worst problems of mass-scale bad behavior on the internet, he compares it to astronomy.
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ECB Faces Key Decision Over Launch Of Fresh Stimulus

quoting Melvyn B. Kraussvia Financial Times
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

In his final months at the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi has given himself a new mission: to restart economic stimulus in a bid to boost flagging global growth.

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The Libertarian: The Moon — 50 Years On

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, July 25, 2019

What can Apollo 11 teach us about what government can (and can’t) do.

Analysis and Commentary

Notes From A Nameless Conference

by John H. Cochranevia Grumpy Economist
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Martin Gurri at the fifth wave writes a very intresting "notes from a nameless conference." (HT Marginal Revolution). A few choice quotes, but do read the whole thing.

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Chris Arnade On Dignity

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 22, 2019

Photographer, author, and former Wall St. trader Chris Arnade talks about his book, Dignity, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Arnade quit his Wall Street trading job and criss-crossed America photographing and getting to know the addicted and homeless who struggle to find work and struggle to survive. The conversation centers on what Arnade learned about Americans and about himself.

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Mathematical Challenges To Darwin’s Theory Of Evolution, With David Berlinski, Stephen Meyer, And David Gelernter

with David Berlinski, Stephen C. Meyer, David H. Gelerntervia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, July 22, 2019


Based on new evidence and knowledge that functioning proteins are extremely rare, should Darwin’s theory of evolution be dismissed, dissected, developed or replaced with a theory of intelligent design?

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A War On The West

quoting Niall Ferguson, Victor Davis Hanson, Ayaan Hirsi Alivia American Thinker
Monday, July 22, 2019

Will the West be complicit in its own destruction? That is the question raised by the documentary film, The Fight of Our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War against the West.

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Exposing This Week’s Economic Fallacies – July 21

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Liberty Nation
Sunday, July 21, 2019

Quite possibly the greatest living economist, Thomas Sowell, set the modern-day post-secondary education system on fire when he said: “Too much of what is called ‘education’ is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.” The results of a new survey suggest that Sowell was quite right.

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Young Americans Demand Civic Education — For Good Reason

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Hill
Saturday, July 20, 2019

School may be out, but America’s teachers are hard at work, building out their curriculums for the upcoming academic year. From algebra to history and psychology, the foundation for the U.S. education system is laid long before school is back in session.


Victor Davis Hanson Op-Ed: These Arguments Over Our Past Are Really Over The Present

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Friday, July 19, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson notes that people feel, because of America's success in addressing issues of racism, sexism and classism, there is an unreal expectation that the US has to be perfect.


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