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  • In the Boston Herald, Jeffrey A. Miron argues that states should balance their budgets by cutting spending rather than raising taxes.
  • In the Detroit News, Doug Bandow argues that strengthening our economic ties with South Korea could increase American influence over the region even as China’s power grows.
  • Listen to Will Wilkinson comment on the Chrysler bankruptcy on American Public Media’s Marketplace.
  • Join the Cato Institute on June 1 for a conference on the lessons we can learn from the New Deal and the Great Depression.

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  • Appearing on Fox News, foreign policy analyst Malou Innocent discusses the recent violence in Pakistan.
  • In the American Spectator, Doug Bandow questions the reasons why the U.S. is still a member of NATO.
  • Randal O’Toole argues that high-speed rail is not the solution to efficiency and environmental problems in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
  • In The Washington Times, Nat Hentoff argues that officials who sanctioned and participated in torture should not be allowed to use the “just following orders” excuse.
  • In today’s Cato Daily Podcast, Mark Calabria discusses the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

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New articles, videos and Podcasts today:

  • In the Chicago Tribune, David Boaz questions whether Arlen Specter’s party change will take the Senate further to the left.
  • Watch Brandon Arnold discuss Obama’s first 100 days in office on BNN Canada.
  • For  more on Obama’s first 100 days, watch Gene Healy’s interview on AP TV.
  • Chris Preble will be on Capitol Hill again on May 11 with Jim Harper to explain why overreaction and misdirection play into the strategy of terrorism.
  • In Thursday’s Cato Daily Podcast, legal scholar Ilya Shapiro discusses how a Supreme Court decision could change racial preference hiring laws in the United States.

New at Cato

New articles, videos and Podcasts today:

  • Ilya Shapiro asks the Supreme Court to review a medical law case with First Amendment issues in a new legal brief.
  • At National Review online, Edward Crane discusses Obama’s 100-day record.
  • Also at National Review online, James Tooley tells the story of black-market schools in impoverished countries.
  • Appearing on Fox Business Network, Gerald P. O’Driscoll Jr. discusses the Federal Reserve’s current meeting.
  • In Wednesday’s Cato Daily Podast, Aaron Yelowitz discusses the problems with employer health care mandates.

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  • Dan Ikenson and Scott Lincicome argue in a new study that restoring the pro-trade consensus must be a top priority for the Obama administration.
  • In the DC Examiner, Gene Healy discusses Obama’s first 100 days and argues that he’s massively expanded the power of government in a short period of time.
  • In the Asia Times Online, David Isenberg discusses private security contractors in the war in Iraq.
  • Watch Patrick J. Michaels discuss energy on CNBC.
  • In Tuesday’s Cato Daily Podcast, Peter Van Doren discusses the interaction between Congress and regulators on the issue of food safety.
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  • Marian Tupy discusses African aid in his new Development Policy Analysis, “The False Promise of Gleneagles: Misguided Priorities at the Heart of the New Push for African Development,” and an op-ed in the Washington Times.
  • Will Wilkinson argues for more liberal immigration policies in The Week magazine.
  • In Monday’s Cato Daily Podcast, Jim Harper explains why Obama’s record on following through with his campaign promise to post bills online for five days before signing is worse than the Washington Nationals’.

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  • Will Wilkinson warns of problems with Obama’s budget on Marketplace.
  • Richard Rahn explains why the current tax system needs to be overhauled and replaced in The Washington Times.
  • In Wednesday’s Cato Daily Podcast, Swaminathan Aiyar discusses the future of the dollar.