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Big Tech's European Nemesis Can Take One Last Swipe

quoting Nicolas Petitvia Bloomberg
Thursday, December 27, 2018

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager can use her final year on the job to make life very difficult for the likes of Amazon and Alphabet.

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The Libertarian: Emergency Powers And The Presidency

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The Libertarian
Thursday, January 10, 2019

Can President Trump act on immigration without Congress?

Analysis and Commentary

Diversity, Part 2: The Who, What, When, Where, Why, And How

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Who are we talking about in the name of Diversity?  How can we  know the extent of Diversity in meeting goals to increase Diversity unless we know who qualifies as Diverse?

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Guest Opinion: Can You Go A Year Without Anger?

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Deseret News (UT)
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

As the holiday season ends and we pack away the warmth and peace that tends to accompany time spent on faith, family and giving, we can feel the collision of re-entry into the world of angry post-holiday headlines and arguments. But is this shocking relapse absolutely necessary? Do we have more power over anger than we realize?

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Why Americans And Britons Work Such Long Hours

quoting Lee Ohanianvia The Economist
Saturday, December 22, 2018

The year ahead will, like every year, consist of just under 8,800 hours. Most people will spend about a third of that time sleeping, and another third or so arguing on social media. Much of the remainder will be spent at work.

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Egyptian Christians Celebrate Another Christmas In Fear

quoting Samuel Tadrosvia National Review
Monday, January 7, 2019

As Americans are stripping their Christmas trees of tinsel and ushering in the new year, Coptic Christians in Egypt are celebrating their Christmas today, which falls on January 7 of every year. However, there’s a difference in the aura surrounding Christmas to the Copts: It is celebrated with the shadow of the terrorism they’ve faced in years prior looming over their communities — and especially their churches.

Analysis and Commentary

‘Free Speech’ Means Just That

by John Yoo, James C. Phillipsvia National Review
Monday, December 31, 2018

A too-broad interpretation of the Constitution’s free-speech clause protects things that have nothing to do with speech and makes other clauses superfluous.

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Wednesday Afternoon Links

quoting Thomas Sowellvia AEI
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Quotation of the Day I, from Thomas Sowell: If you want to see the poor remain poor, generation after generation, just keep the standards low in their schools and make excuses for their academic shortcomings and personal misbehavior. But please don’t congratulate yourself on your compassion.

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How The Electromagnetic Spectrum Became Politicized

by David R. Hendersonvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

An account of the FCC's many glaring mistakes. 

Analysis and Commentary

Sebastian Junger On Tribe

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, December 31, 2018

Journalist and author Sebastian Junger talks about his book Tribe with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. Junger explores the human need to be needed and the challenges facing many individuals in modern society who struggle to connect with others. His studies of communal connection include soldiers in a small combat unit and American Indian society in the nineteenth century.

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