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The State of Economic Freedom, Part 2: Success Stories

What do Rwanda, Brazil, Texas, Peru, Mexico, and Panama all have in common?


The State of Economic Freedom in the United States and the World, Part 1

The developing world is increasingly embracing economic freedom, and reaping the benefits. So why are the United States and the EU heading in the opposite direction?


The Sinatra of Social Science

Pat Moynihan once encountered Nixon in the hall of the White House and said ‘Mr. President, James Q. Wilson is the smartest man in the United States. The president of the United States should pay attention to what he has to say.’

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Public-Pension Deficits: How Big? Can They Ever Be Paid?

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Congressional Reform and the 'People's House'

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AEI Election Watch, Session IV

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Turning Up the Heat on Medicare

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Medicare after Reform: The 2010 Medicare Trustees Report

America at Risk: Camus, National Security, and Afghanistan

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The Battle Plan: A Roadmap for America's Future

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Preventing the Next Bubble

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Health Care Reform: An Initial Check-Up

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An Address by U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner

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State of the Union Roundup

The President spoke, and Webb responded. So did the Web. Here's a guide to some of the best early reaction.

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