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Analysis and Commentary

Border Crisis Is Unfair, But No Surprise

by Timothy Kanevia
Friday, July 18, 2014

Watching the flood of immigrant children from Central America seeking, and gaining, entry into the United States, one is struck by the chaos at all levels. It is a crisis, but hardly a surprise.

Analysis and Commentary

Illiberal Immigration ‘Reform’

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The last thing a liberal proponent of immigration reform wants is liberal immigration reform. Remember that paradox, and the insanity at the border makes some sense.

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The Peregrine Podcast: “Finding an Immigration Equilibrium” with Richard Epstein

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Peregrine
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Richard Epstein argues that immigration reformers should focus on criteria for admitting new citizens, not trying to establish quotas.

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The Peregrine Podcast: “The Need for Skilled Immigration” with Clint Bolick

by Clint Bolickvia Peregrine
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Clint Bolick explains why immigration reform needs to focus on America’s economic needs rather than on family unification.

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The Peregrine Podcast: “Dispelling Immigration Fears” with John Cochrane

by John H. Cochrane via Peregrine
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

John Cochrane addresses the most persistent concerns about increasing immigration to the United States, from wage suppression to assimilation.

In the News

Citigroup Fraud Stings Mexico Star as Medina-Mora Chased

with Stephen Habervia Bloomberg News
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Analysis and Commentary

The Embargo of Cuba: Time to Go

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, March 3, 2014

The US embargo of Cuba began in 1960, a year after Fidel Castro turned this island toward communism. It was extended to food and medicines in 1962, the same year as the showdown with Russia over the installation of missiles there. The embargo has prevented American companies from doing business with Cuba, and discouraged tourism to Cuba. The American government also tried with quite limited success to prevent other countries from trading with Cuba.

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Ajami on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America: “Syria would have been the ideal test case for how to beat Iran”

by Fouad Ajamivia Bill Bennett's Morning In America
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Hoover senior fellow Fouad Ajami discusses current events on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America. Topics include the recent violence in Ukraine and Venezuela, barrel bombs and chemical weapons in Syria, and nuclear weapons in Iran.

Analysis and Commentary

Open Cuba; Close Guantanamo

by Markos Kounalakisvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, February 20, 2014

America’s historic lapse on Cuban soil is also about to disappear.

Analysis and Commentary

Cash for Kidneys: The Case for a Market for Organs

by Gary S. Beckervia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, January 21, 2014

In 2012, 95,000 American men, women and children were on the waiting list for new kidneys, the most commonly transplanted organ. Yet only about 16,500 kidney transplant operations were performed that year.