If free-market economist Milton Friedman could see what is happening at the University of Chicago—his home base for many years—the late Nobel laureate would probably turn over in his grave several times.
Monthly Archives For December 2011
We found another rarity: an academic who defends Reaganomics.
A trio of academics have done a great service (yes, you read that here) in doing what few, if any, VIPs in our nation’s capital will do, namely, pointing up the negative effects of China’s economic policies.
“Dartmouth College professor Brendan Nyhan asserted in May — while Operation Fast and Furious subpoenas were flying on Capitol Hill — that ‘one of the least remarked upon aspects of the Obama presidency has been the lack of scandals.’ Conveniently, he defines scandal as a ‘widespread elite perception of wrongdoing.’”
Michelle Malkin, December 28, 2011
Once again, American elites agitated for a revolution abroad, then looked upon the achievement of same as the last word on the subject.
With unemployment at record levels, guess what academic economists from coast to coast are devoting their energies to studying?
At a recent Heritage Foundation event, several distinguished lawyers and law experts had an exciting and at times contentious panel debate over the possibility of the U.S. Supreme Court putting the case of Fisher vs. University of Texas , which involves racial considerations in college admissions, on the docket.
In a recent study, academic economists with impressive credentials put their collective talents to work to determine what the average sports fan has learned over a lifetime of pursuing that hobby.
We’ve actually found a rare academic species—a conservative law school professor.
Abroad and at home, on campus and off, the Muslim Brotherhood is an increasingly visible, yet enigmatic, presence in the world.