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Analysis and Commentary

For A Bitter Taste Of Polish Populism, Just Watch The Evening News

by Timothy Garton Ashvia The Guardian
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Poland’s public broadcaster has entered the paranoid realm of the far right. A presidential election shows what is at stake.

Analysis and Commentary

Sowing The Sixties Winds, Reaping Today’s Whirlwind

by Bruce Thorntonvia FrontPage
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Today's disorder reflects just how successful the leftist “long march through the institutions” has been.


2020 Election Will Be A Contest Of The Angry

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, June 25, 2020

It is no longer really about Biden and Trump.

In the News

Pandenomics: How Open Data Is Guiding Public Policy

quoting Michael Spencevia Technology Review (MIT)
Thursday, June 25, 2020

Publicly available data sets are helping governments chart a course through the public health crisis and toward economic recovery.

In the News

What’s Going On

cited Victor Davis Hansonvia Powerline
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Paul Mirengoff engaged a portion of Victor Davis Hanson’s brief comments on the tear down all the things phase of our current revolutionary moment. Paul linked to, and commented on, the Daily Caller story and accompanying video of the segment with VDH on Tucker Carlson Tonight this past Monday.

Analysis and Commentary

How Trump Could Turbocharge The Economy With Radical Tax Cuts – Thanks To The Supreme Court

by John Yoovia Fox Business
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Imagine the boost to the economy if Trump cut taxes on the lowest two brackets to zero.

In the News

Deconstructing Neoliberalism III: Why Neoliberalism Calls For A Rethink

quoting Raghuram Rajanvia Business Today
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

In this third part, focus is on the impact of neoliberalism: slowdown in growth, rise in inequality, frequent economic crises, and much more. It also looks at some of the corrective measures.

Analysis and Commentary

Does Restricting Immigration Necessarily Reduce Unemployment?

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Does restricting immigration necessarily reduce unemployment? In the long run, it doesn’t, as there is an infinite amount of work to be done. If you doubt that, think of another group that entered the labor force, a group that, from 1950 to 2000, was a more important entrant over that time than immigrants. The group is women.


Empty Pedestals And Diminished History

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Theodore Roosevelt’s statue is being removed from the front entry of the American Museum of Natural History that he did so much to help create.


Do California’s Future Travel Plans Include Planes, Trains . . . And More Automobiles?

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

There’s plenty to observe in California these days.