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Originally posted on BBC Watch:
Long-time readers may recall that five years ago both BBC Two’s ‘Newsnight’ and BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ covered a story that was portrayed by the then ‘Newsnight’ presenter Jeremy Paxman as a ‘free speech’ issue: “Now a French comedian has managed to short-circuit his country’s professed commitment to free speech. President Francois Holland, with support…

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Originally posted on Mostly Economics:
A really nice paper by Prof Hugh Rockoff of Rutgers Univ. He discusses an area which is seldom discussed in economic research which is origins of statistics/data which help us understand the trends in an economy. How and why did we start collecting data on things like inflation, employment and…

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Originally posted on My Journey Through the Best Presidential Biographies:
John F. Harris’s 2005 “The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House” was published four years after the end of Clinton’s presidency. Harris worked for The Washington Post for more than two decades and covered the Clinton White House from 1995 to 2001. In 2007…

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Originally posted on Science Matters:
? James Taylor explains current efforts to distract us with a tricky proposal. A ‘Revenue Neutral’ Carbon Tax Is a Costly Myth.  Excerpts in italics with my bolds. The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and other media outlets are reporting that a bipartisan group of top economic advisors has signed…

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Originally posted on International Liberty:
There’s a long and sordid history of people in Western nations acting as dupes and apologists for communism. This is especially the case with the wretchedly impoverished totalitarian outpost 90 miles south of Florida. President Obama lauded aspects of Cuba’s totalitarian regime when he visited in 2016. Jeffrey Sachs ranked…

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Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
There has been a lot of debate about how—or whether—to read authors whose views (or language) may not comport with today’s mores. Morality evolves, usually for the better, leaving older books bearing attitudes or characters that we find repugnant. The usual result is to either denigrate or ban…

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