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Analysis and Commentary

Should The Government Regulate Social Media?

by Herbert Linvia Divided We Fall
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Co-author: Marshall Van Alstyne Government regulation to prevent the spread of misinformation and disinformation is neither desirable nor feasible.

Analysis and Commentary

The Excellence Gap And Underrepresentation At America’s Most Selective Universities

by Michael J. Petrillivia Flypaper (Fordham Education Blog)
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Last fall, I wrote about the gender gap in America’s universities and argued that its primary cause is what was happening—or not—in our elementary schools.

Analysis and Commentary

How India Can Square The Circle Of Russia With The US And Other Quad Partners

by S. Paul Kapurvia South China Morning Post
Thursday, May 19, 2022

The next meeting of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, or Quad, is scheduled for May 24 in Tokyo.

Co-author: Sumit Ganguly

Analysis and Commentary

Rethinking Multilateral Controls For A Competitive World

by Christopher Fordvia National Security Law Journal
Thursday, May 19, 2022

The international community’s present multilateral export control regimes – the Missile Technology Control Regime (“MTCR”),1 Nuclear Suppliers’ Group (“NSG”),2 Wassenaar Arrangement (“WA”),3 Australia Group (“AG”),4 and Zangger Committee5 – have played an important role in promoting international security over the last generation.

PoliticsAnalysis and Commentary

“Shop ‘Til You Drop” In California, But Don’t Take The Show To Ohio

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, May 19, 2022

The grass may not be greener on the other side coast, given California’s rain-starved, ever-browning landscape, but still, you can’t blame national Democrats for envying their Golden State kin.


Is Biden's 'Success' Our Mess?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

What Americans see as an abject catastrophe, the Biden Administration cheers on as stunning and planned progress.


State Of Emergency

by Russell A. Bermanvia First Things
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Whether we describe our current condition in terms of postmodernism, neoliberalism, or globalization, the core problem is the loosening of traditional social bonds and institutions. The impact of social media and the transformation of the public sphere by the internet have surely accelerated this development. One consequence is the potential for greater volatility, since public opinion is less disciplined by establishment gatekeepers now than it was in the past. 

Analysis and Commentary

Buffalo And The Myth Of Racist America

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia UnHerd
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

What connects the tragedies of May 25, 2020, and May 14, 2022? The straightforward answer, at least according to many in the media and on the Left, is systemic racism.

Analysis and Commentary

Assessing The Nation’s Report Card: Challenges And Choices For NAEP

by Chester E. Finn Jr.via Education Gadfly (Thomas B. Fordham Institute)
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Assessing the Nation’s Report Card: Challenges and Choices for NAEP is available for purchase from Harvard Education Press and Amazon, among other bookstores.


California Will Spend $23,000 Per Household In 2023 State Budget. What Will Taxpayers Get?

by Lee Ohanianvia California on Your Mind
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

With a nearly $100 million budget surplus, California governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a $300 billion state budget for the next fiscal year. If adopted by the state legislature, this budget works out to nearly $23,000 in spending per California household and would be about 50 percent larger than the budget from just two years ago. 


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