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Bad News, Comrades: Reading Did Not Improve

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President Bush and the Republicans are no better than the naive Great Society liberals of yesteryear in thinking that a new law and new government spending can accomplish glorious things here and abroad, and one of those programs was called...

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Did you hear the one about how California has abolished home schooling?



Some emails you learn to take with a grain of salt, and the ones last week about how California had banned homeschooling are a case in point. The hysteria was over the top, and the claims lacked important detail - at least that was my impression and I looked no further.

Well, it turns out...

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Nock's shocking book on education

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It is hard to say what is most notable about this book published first in 1931:

1. Albert Jay Nock's incredible disquisition on the real...

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Hurwicz Took Part in the Mises Seminar

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2007 Nobel Prize winner Leonid Hurwicz was a participant in the Ludwig Mises' seminar at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Hurwicz tells us in his remarks commenting on a paper by Israel Kirzner published in...

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Are the Chinese robbing and invading us?

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The new issue of Chronicles contains the usual odd mix of anti-statism and statism blended into a strange brew that recalls the Free Silver Populism of the late 19th century (down with taxes and up with inflation! Down with Wall Street and up with protection! ). There are good articles...

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Gee, maybe parents are right.

Big GovernmentEducationInterventionism


Because you can never have too many mathematicians, engineers, and rocket scientists ... [1] The eSchool News online headline reads, "Report reveals a disconnect between what policy makers believe...

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Quote of the Day: Private Schools in Emerging Markets

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The Rise of Private Universities:

Public schools teach "students to think about joining the commanding heights, not to become a junior partner in a firm," says University of Illinois economist Salim Rashid. "They [...
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