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Jeremy Corbyn Is Wrong About The Evils Of The British Empire

quoting Thomas Sowell, Niall Fergusonvia The Spectator
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Under a Corbyn government, we learn today, historical ‘injustice’, colonialism and the role of the British Empire will be taught in the national curriculum. It’s quite staggering: anti-Britishness will be taught in British schools. Make no mistake: this would not be the story of Africa. It would be political propaganda designed to do Britain down.

In the News

China Hopes Trump Will Be Reelected

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia Stamford Advocate
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

President Donald Trump has called out China for unfair trading practices, labeled the country a "threat to the world" and described leader Xi Jinping as an enemy.

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Are Thought Crimes Impeachable?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Townhall Review
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

During special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, his legal "dream team" tried to make a secondary case that Donald Trump also obstructed efforts to prove Trump-Russian "collusion."

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Even More Social Engineering In New York Schools

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

When the New York City Council moved the other day to require every one of the city’s thirty-two community school districts to develop a school desegregation plan, it was advancing a major initiative by Mayor Bill de Blasio, his schools chancellor Richard Carranza, and a sprawling advisory panel, all of them committed to rooting out every form of selectivity and “disparate impact” in the offerings of the country’s biggest public school system.

Analysis and Commentary

Montgomery County, Maryland, Talks A Good Game On “Equity.” Now It Has A Chance To Walk It, Too.

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

There’s been a lot of talk about racial equity in Montgomery County as of late. It is motivated in part by a disturbing “racial equity profile” released in June, which shows dramatic disparities between white and Asian residents and their African American and Latino counterparts in employment, health, education and many other domains.

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Russia’s Flawed Justice Is Holding Its Economy Back

quoting Barry R. Weingastvia The Moscow Times
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The case of Valery Izrailit shows the damage Russia’s broken justice system is inflicting.

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Actually, Wealth Should Be Even More Unequal. Why Isn't It?

quoting Edward Paul Lazearvia Financial Post (Canada)
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A new report shows that inequality of productivity has grown even more than inequality of wages.

Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives
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Antz In Hong Kong

by Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

I spent part of last week in Hong Kong, trying to work out what had triggered the student protests that in recent weeks have set the city’s university campuses ablaze.

Analysis and Commentary

How Much Do The Chinese Fail To Comply With WTO?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

My biggest surprise in my economics reading last week.

Analysis and Commentary

Will Justice For Trump Be Served In The DOJ Inspector General Report?

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage Mag.com
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

When solidarity and loyalty are more important than truth or justice.

 

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