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December 2012

James Panero in
The danger of closing 'asylums'
New York Daily News | 27 December 2012

Guy Sorman in
3 Reasons the Fast-Food Nation Will Rule the World
The Motley Fool | 17 December 2012

Joel Kotkin in
The Gulf Coast is America's new economic powerhouse
The Dallas Morning News | 16 December 2012

Guy Sorman in
A Brief History of American Prosperity
Wall Street Journal | 13 December 2012

Brandon Fuller cited in
Separation of Church and Urban Planning
New Geography | 6 December 2012

Ben Boychuk in
For his next crisis: California's green folly
New York Post | 6 December 2012

November 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
Steven Malanga and the Case Against Airport Boosterism
National Review Online | 30 November 2012

Alberto Alesina in
Cut deficits by cutting spending
Vox | 30 November 2012

Steven Malanga in
More Hispanic Voting Myths
Wall Street Journal | 27 November 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
The trouble before Sandy
New York Post | 26 November 2012

Alberto Alesina in
Are Budget Cuts Or Tax Hikes Better For The Economy?
Investor's Business Daily | 20 November 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
Call it 'LIPAsuction'
New York Post | 19 November 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
Cuomo's NY cash grab
New York Post | 13 November 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
Albany's power vacuum
New York Post | 11 November 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
Tell truth to storm-slammed 'hoods
New York Post | 6 November 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
To Fix Traffic Chaos
New York Post | 1 November 2012

October 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
A Flooded-Out Economy
New York Post | 31 October 2012

Michael Anton in
Prop. 31, a Trojan Horse initiative
Orange County Register | 18 October 2012

Brian C. Anderson in
Is This Progressivism's Last Gasp?
Library of Law and Liberty | 16 October 2012

Brian Calle in
Unions dominate California ballot propositions
Orange County Register | 14 October 2012

Tom Gray cited in
Gasoline regulations inflate price
AppealDemocrat.com | 8 October 2012

September 2012

Ben Boychuk in
Jerry Brown's tax-hike hail mary
New York Post | 30 September 2012

Pierre Manent cited in
Stone Links: Thinking Dutch
The New York Times | 28 September 2012

Heather Mac Donald in
Diversity Forever
Wall Street Journal | 25 September 2012

Luigi Zingales in
We Would Be Better Off Had Romney Been President
Bloomberg | 23 September 2012

Ze'ev Wurman and Bill Evers cited in
Out of the equation
Joanne Jacobs | 17 September 2012

Ben Boychuk in
BOOK REVIEW: 'The New Leviathan'
Washington Times | 10 September 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
Luigi Zingales on Paul Ryan
National Review Online | 10 September 2012

August 2012

Robert Bryce in
The coal conundrum
Dallas Morning News | 24 August 2012

Sol Stern cited in
Back to school brainwashing
Washington Times | 22 August 2012

Sol Stern in
When G-Men Do Research on Campus
Wall Street Journal | 20 August 2012

Guy Sorman in
Why Europe Will Rise Again
Wall Street Journal | 20 August 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
Dream Team: The 10 Best Conservative Columnists
PJ Media | 19 August 2012

Sol Stern in
A Conservative Defends the Common Core
Heartland Institute | 17 August 2012

Robert Bryce in
Coal Comfort
Wall Street Journal | 15 August 2012

Charles C. Johnson cited in
600 Pages in Search of an Insight
RealClearPolitics | 13 August 2012

Bruce S. Thornton cited in
Before the Culture Fades
Arts & Letters Daily | 13 August 2012

Theodore Dalrymple in
Britain's cherished, lousy National Health Service
Los Angeles Times | 8 August 2012

July 2012

James Panero in
Homelessness, inc.: The war on the Upper West Side
New York Post | 30 July 2012

Joel Kotkin cited in
Let L.A. Be L.A.
Instapundit | 30 July 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
A Capitalism for the People
Jon Taplin's Homepage | 30 July 2012

Robert Bryce in
Dirty but essential—that's coal
Los Angeles Times | 27 July 2012

Guy Sorman in
Manhattan Moment: No more quick fixes
Washington Examiner | 26 July 2012

Sol Stern cited in
Will Common Core usher in a return to content-driven instruction?
Common Core Watch | 25 July 2012

Sol Stern cited in
The Core Knowledge Blog
Core Knowledge | 23 July 2012

Steven Malanga in
California, look to Wisconsin
Los Angeles Times | 17 July 2012

Larry Sand in
Perverting Justice
Wall Street Journal | 17 July 2012

Guy Sorman in
Islands of Isolation
Gulf Times | 17 July 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Are Millennials the Screwed Generation?
The Daily Beast | 16 July 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
City of the Big Shoulders - in denial of sundry things
Anthropology of Accord | 15 July 2012

Luigi Zingales in
For those who have lost faith
The Economist | 14 July 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
Luigi Zingales's Call for Romney to Run as a Pro-Market Populist
National Review Online | 13 July 2012

Ben Boychuk in
Viewpoints: How to make a home foreclosure crisis worse
The Sacramento Bee | 12 July 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
The Chicago Story
Ricochet | 12 July 2012

Ben Boychuk in
California's crazy train
New York Post | 11 July 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
The Emergence of Luigi Zingales as a Leading Public Intellectual is a Heartening Development
National Review Online | 11 July 2012

Luigi Zingales in
Pols overlook an obvious common ground
The Boston Herald | 9 July 2012

Luigi Zingales in
Bad part of towns
New York Post | 7 July 2012

Luigi Zingales in
The angry Americans
Los Angeles Times | 5 July 2012

Josh Barro cited in
Medicaid matters. The word "tax" doesn't.
The Washington Post | 3 July 2012

Luigi Zingales in
Zingales on Capitalism and Crony Capitalism
EconTalk | 2 July 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
City Journal - 'California to Business: Get Out!'
The Business Relocation Coach | 1 July 2012

June 2012

Ben Boychuk in
Not California's last bankrupt city
New York Post | 27 June 2012

Guy Sorman cited in
Wires Crossed
PJ Media | 26 June 2012

Heather Mac Donald in
S.B. 1070's Day in Court
National Review Online | 26 June 2012

Michael Knox Beran in
Came the Hero
National Review Online | 25 June 2012

Guy Sorman cited in
Paul Krugman Embraces Fantasy
Ed Driscoll | 25 June 2012

Aaron M. Renn cited in
Decline In Obama's Chicago Clue To His Second Term
Investors Business Daily | 25 June 2012

Howard Husock cited in
The Inner-City Upperclass
Andrew Sullivan | 22 June 2012

Edward L. Glaeser and Aaron M. Renn cited in
The Grass Is Always Greener: Urban Edition
The American Conservative | 21 June 2012

Guy Sorman in
Anna Schwartz, Monetary Historian, RIP
Forbes | 21 June 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Thunder On The Great Plains: A Written-Off Region Enjoys Revival
New Geography | 20 June 2012

Aaron M. Renn in
Is Chicago a second-rate city?
WBEZ | 19 June 2012

Aaron M. Renn cited in
Chicago's Decline
Steve Sailer's iSteve Blog | 17 June 2012

Ian Penmen cited in
The Godfather Of Soul's Final Act
The Daily Beast | 17 June 2012

Steven Greenhut in
The Wrong Way to Fix California
Bloomberg | 15 June 2012

Aaron M. Renn cited in
Is 'The Second-Rate City' hindered by a diverse economy?
Crain's | 15 June 2012

Steven Greenhut in
Now, the Union Pushback
Wall Street Journal | 15 June 2012

Marcus A. Winters in
Better Schools, Fewer Dollars
Wall Street Journal | 15 June 2012

Luigi Zingales in
The College Graduate as Collateral
The New York Times | 14 June 2012

Josh Barro in
Don't blame cars for the shortcomings of mass transit
Washington Examiner | 14 June 2012

Marcus A. Winters cited in
Marcus Winters on Cost-Effective Public Education
National Review Online | 14 June 2012

Aaron M. Renn cited in
City of the Big Shoulders, Big Disappointments
Forbes | 12 June 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Is Perestroika Coming In California?
Forbes | 11 June 2012

Aaron M. Renn cited in
After a Lost Decade, How Can Chicago Get Back on Track?
Planetizen | 11 June 2012

Aaron M. Renn cited in
Mag Says Chicago Not a Global City
NBC Chicago | 11 June 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
Subprime college educations
Washington Post | 8 June 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
True Capitalists Are Pro-Market, Not Pro-Business
Bloomberg | 7 June 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
Crony Capitalism
The Grumpy Economist | 7 June 2012

Kay S. Hymowitz cited in
Marriage covers a multitude of pathologies
World Magazine | 6 June 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Facebook's False Promise: Quieter Side Of Tech Offers More Upside For America
Forbes | 6 June 2012

Joel Kotkin in
It Can Happen Here: Europe's Screwed Generation and America's
The Daily Beast | 5 June 2012

Marcus A. Winters cited in
Money can't buy me . . . learning?
Deseret News | 5 June 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
Ross Douthat and Tyler Cowen on Luigi Zingales's Latest
National Review Online | 4 June 2012

Marcus A. Winters cited in
Double for nothing
Joanne Jacobs | 2 June 2012

Luigi Zingales cited in
Imagining a Romney Recovery
The New York Times | 2 June 2012

May 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
Finally, it's mortgage do-over time
Los Angeles Times | 30 May 2012

Luigi Zingales in
Restored Competition Will Lessen U.S. Inequality
Bloomberg | 30 May 2012

Joel Kotkin in
What's Really Behind Europe's Decline? It's The Birth Rates, Stupid
Forbes | 30 May 2012

Luigi Zingales in
How Political Clout Made Banks Too Big to Fail
Bloomberg | 29 May 2012

Nathan Glazer in
In Wisconsin's Jobs Debate, Walker Has the Stronger Case
Bloomberg | 29 May 2012

Troy Senik cited in
CTA: Politically Correct, Clueless and Shameless
Union Watch | 29 May 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Seattle Is Leading An American Manufacturing Revival - Top Manufacturing Growth Regions
New Geography | 24 May 2012

Heather Mac Donald in
Stop & frisk facts: It's all about crime -- not race
New York Post | 22 May 2012

Troy Senik cited in
The worst union in America?
Journal Sentinel | 22 May 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
The Volcker Rule Distraction: There Is A Better Way to Fix "Too Big to Fail"
Manhattan Institute | 21 May 2012

Troy Senik cited in
Latest Attack on Teachers Unions
Education Week | 21 May 2012

Troy Senik cited in
'Athens? I'd Like You to Meet Sacramento'
Ed Driscoll | 20 May 2012

Joel Kotkin cited in
Is Bain Romney's Bane?
Wall Street Journal | 20 May 2012

Guy Sorman cited in
Capitalism, Creative Destruction, and the 2012 Election
Reason Magazine | 19 May 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Facebook's IPO Testifies to Silicon Valley's Power but Does Little for Other Californians
The Daily Beast | 18 May 2012

Joel Kotkin cited in
Stay on top of power prices
The Wenatchee World | 18 May 2012

Ben Boychuk in
California screaming: Spending its way to oblivion
New York Post | 17 May 2012

Joel Kotkin in
The Best Cities For Tech Jobs
New Geography | 17 May 2012

Fred Siegel cited in
Great Moments In Screencaps
Ed Driscoll | 15 May 2012

Troy Senik cited in
Brian Calle: Teachers union a colossus outside class
Orange County Register | 14 May 2012

Guy Sorman in
Back to Utopia?
Project Syndicate | 14 May 2012

Rudolph W. Giuliani cited in
What New York Owes James Q. Wilson
Instapundit | 10 May 2012

Benjamin A. Plotinsky in
Parsing the Chronicle of Higher Education's 'Real Scholars'
National Review Online | 9 May 2012

Harry Stein cited in
Conservatives defend fired writer on race
Washington Times | 9 May 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Small Cities Are Becoming New Engine Of Economic Growth
Forbes | 8 May 2012

Edward L. Glaeser in
Exodus From Tiburon to Texarkana Is Exaggerated
Bloomberg | 8 May 2012

Joel Kotkin in
The new class warfare
Orange County Register | 1 May 2012

April 2012

Harry Stein cited in
Debunking the Racism Myths
National Review Online | 30 April 2012

Brian C. Anderson cited in
Raymond Aron on Liberation and Enslavement
Sanity and Social Justice .net | 28 April 2012

Joel Kotkin in
As California Collapses, Obama Follows Its Lead
The Daily Beast | 27 April 2012

Guy Sorman in
A Growing Economy Necessarily Has To Have A Destructive Side
Investors Business Daily | 27 April 2012

Steven Malanga in
Steven Malanga: How Retirement Benefits May Sink the States
Wall Street Journal | 27 April 2012

Harry Stein cited in
Who Is 'Racist'?
RealClearPolitics | 24 April 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
Livingstone's promise on tube fares means higher costs - and more accidents - later
Conservative Home | 20 April 2012

Joel Kotkin in
The Great California Exodus
Wall Street Journal | 20 April 2012

Joel Kotkin in
As Filmmaking Surges, New Orleans Challenges Los Angeles
New Geography | 20 April 2012

Theodore Dalrymple in
The Ugly Brutishness of Modern Britain
Wall Street Journal | 19 April 2012

Edward L. Glaeser in
Wall Street can't carry the city alone
New York Post | 12 April 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
Regulators Should Practice Civil Disobedience of Dodd-Frank
American Banker | 11 April 2012

Ethan Epstein in
Manhattan Moment: Defining 'food deserts' down
Washington Examiner | 11 April 2012

Pascal Bruckner in
The Ideology of Catastrophe
Wall Street Journal | 10 April 2012

Theodore Dalrymple cited in
Architecture's Ugly Ducklings May Not Get Time to Be Swans
The New York Times | 9 April 2012

Joel Kotkin in
'Protestant Ethic' 2.0: The New Ways Religion Is Driving Economic Outperformance
New Geography | 5 April 2012

Luigi Zingales in
End Double Mandate to Save Fed's Independence
Bloomberg | 5 April 2012

Steven Malanga in
How Stockton, California Went Broke in Plain Sight
Wall Street Journal | 2 April 2012

Sol Stern in
Beinart the Unwise
Commentary | 1 April 2012

March 2012

Joel Kotkin in
How A Baby Bust Will Turn Asia's Tigers Toothless
New Geography | 29 March 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
The Four Lessons Of Dodd-Frank We Need To Learn
Investors Business Daily | 26 March 2012

Heather Mac Donald in
Why Manipulate the Tragedy of Trayvon Martin?
National Review Online | 25 March 2012

Ben Boychuk cited in
Ron Kaye: It'll be hell to pay when the bills come due
Valley Sun | 24 March 2012

Luigi Zingales in
Interview With My Favorite Economist
RIA Central | 21 March 2012

Luigi Zingales in
The Bonus Risk
Project Syndicate | 19 March 2012

Joel Kotkin in
The Expanding Wealth Of Washington
New Geography | 19 March 2012

Andrew Klavan in
The RJ Moeller Show: Andrew Klavan
Values and Capitalism Blog | 14 March 2012

Joel Kotkin and Shashi Parulekar cited in
Does The Anglosphere Still Rule?
The American Interest | 14 March 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
California: The Sick Man Of America
Investors Business Daily | 13 March 2012

Judith Miller in
New York's Finest Are Getting Smeared
Wall Street Journal | 8 March 2012

Judith Miller in
Should Police Monitor Muslim Student Groups?
Minding the Campus | 5 March 2012

Joel Kotkin cited in
Rumors of the Death of the West Have Been GREATLY Exaggerated . . .
Shaun Kenney | 2 March 2012

February 2012

Guy Sorman in
Tokyo: The 3/11 generation
Japan Echo Web | 23 February 2012

Guy Sorman in
Understanding Populism
American Review | 21 February 2012

Andrew Klavan in
Gary Carter Showed Me How to Play the Game
Wall Street Journal | 21 February 2012

Sol Stern in
The Excellence Gap
NWA Online | 19 February 2012

Heather Mac Donald in
California's Demographic Revolution
Fox & Hounds | 14 February 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
HEATHER MACDONALD: California's Demographic Revolution
Instapundit | 13 February 2012

Christian Schneider in
Union political machine sputters in Wisconsin
Washington Times | 13 February 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Sex, Singles and the Presidency
City Watch | 13 February 2012

Guy Sorman cited in
Censored Chinese Artist's Photos Coming To NYC
Huffington Post | 8 February 2012

Joel Kotkin in
Wanted: Blue-collar workers
NWA Online | 5 February 2012

Heather Mac Donald in
It's the Cops, Stupid!
The New Republic | 2 February 2012

Tevi D. Troy in
Sol Stern, "A Century of Palestinian Rejectionism and Jew Hatred"
New Books in Public Policy | 1 February 2012

January 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
'Public-private' poppycock
New York Post | 31 January 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
In Defense of Cassandra
The Daily Beast | 31 January 2012

Joel Kotkin cited in
The power of tribes
The Economist | 28 January 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
Bryan Caplan on Immigration
National Review Online | 27 January 2012

Joel Kotkin in
This Is America's Moment, If Washington Doesn't Blow It
Forbes | 19 January 2012

Heather Mac Donald cited in
Are donors dangerous?
Philanthropy Daily | 18 January 2012

William Voegeli cited in
Ryan Streeter: We the voters have obligations, too
IndyStar.com | 18 January 2012

Theodore Dalrymple cited in
Fooling the Inspector
Joanne Jacobs | 16 January 2012

Sol Stern in
Hannah Arendt and the Origins of Israelophobia
FrontPageMag | 16 January 2012

Nicole Gelinas in
A man's home is the government's castle
New York Post | 15 January 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
Prospects and pitfalls of a new Convention District
Houston Chronicle | 12 January 2012

William Voegeli cited in
Matt Yglesias, William Voegeli, and How to Think About Inequality and Public Spending
National Review Online | 12 January 2012

Sol Stern cited in
Still "Lying to Children": How No Child Left Behind Corrupted Education
The Daily Beast | 9 January 2012

Fred Siegel and Joel Kotkin cited in
The New Authoritarianism
Powerline | 9 January 2012

Fred Siegel and Joel Kotkin cited in
The New Authoritarianism
Instapundit | 9 January 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
No. 11: The Convention Center Fear (Top 12 in '12)
Voice of San Diego | 9 January 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
This Meeting Is Over.
Andrew Sullivan | 6 January 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
Questioning $900 million plan for "limping" Convention Center
Baltimore Brew | 6 January 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
L.A.'s misguided push for more convention business
LA Observed | 6 January 2012

Steven Malanga cited in
The Cuomo vision: gambling and construction
Rochester City Newspaper | 5 January 2012

Bruce Kesler cited in
Free speech for me but not for thee
Bookworm Room | 5 January 2012