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  • Tankosphere Today: Oct. 29, 2008

    My Apologies to the Swiss (Hold Firm Against OECD Meddling) – OpenMarket.org Last week, the German government said that Switzerland should be placed on the international blacklist for tax havens. Really? That is, according to Peer Steinbruck (German finance minister)… Card Check: How Would It Stimulate the Economy? – Shopfloor.org … More

    Tankosphere Today: Oct 28, 2008

    Is poverty rising in OECD countries? – IEA Blog A new report by the OECD, Growing Unequal? Income Distribution and Poverty in OECD Countries, warns: “Poverty is rising in OECD countries. Over the past 20 years, it has risen from 9.3% to 10.6%, as an average for the 30 member … More

    Tankosphere Today: Oct. 27, 2008

    COMSTOCK: Big Labor Power Grab – Washington Times As Americans are focused on the economy, an economic issue of note that has not gotten enough attention is how dramatically the rights of employees in the workplace may change depending upon the presidential and Senate races this year. Support for the … More

    Tankosphere Today: Oct. 24, 2008

    To the NYT, the Well-Off Do Not Work and Vice Versa – Shopfloor.org The New York Times publishes the most tedious major editorial page in the country, so predictable that actually reading it is an unnecessary exercise. Making an exception today to review its endorsement of Senator Obama (a shocker, … More

    Bell Ringers

    A Round-up of Op-Eds by The Heritage Foundation Financial Forensics – Ed Feulner Yet Fannie and Freddie evaded attempts to regulate them. A big reason is that they cultivated powerful friends in Congress, such as Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn. As chair of the Senate banking committee, he pocketed more than … More

    Tankosphere Today: Oct. 17, 2008

    Nickel & Dimed in San Francisco Health Care – Pacific Research Institute Still Not Enough Taxes to Pay for All the Government’s Needs Despite a (possibly short-term) victory in court, San Francisco’s Health Access Program faces an uphill struggle to provide so-called “universal” health care to San Franciscans. SF HAP, … More

    Actively Destroying the Republic

    Robert Bork at Heritage / Photo by Andrew Blasko Former judge Robert Bork delivered the first lecture in Heritage’s Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture series that is a part of a larger 10-year initiative started by the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies to bring back judicial restraint and the rule … More

    Tankosphere Today: Oct. 16, 2008

    Card Check: No Debate Question on Employee Free Choice Act – Shopfloor.org Ridiculous. Neither the moderators nor the candidates posed a question in the three debates, including tonight, on the Orwellian-named Employee Free Choice Act. There’s a clear difference between Senator Obama and Senator McCain on legislation that would fundamentally … More

    Tankosphere Today: Oct 15, 2008

    Was Hayek Right? – Adam Smith Institute So Paul Krugman has won this year’s Nobel Prize for economics. Well, congratulations, I suppose, but Krugman’s not exactly our kind of economist. Anyone described as neo-Keynesian has got to be bad news… Nuclear Slideshow – Growthology CNBC has a factoid-rich slideshow on … More

    A Republic - If You Can Keep It

     Tonight, The Heritage Foundation will host Judge Robert Bork as part of our Jospeh Story Distinguished Lecture Series. RSVP to the event here.  The Center for Legal and Judicial Studies is honored to host Judge Robert Bork as the inaugural speaker of our aptly named Joseph Story Distinguished Lecture Series. … More