Nicholas Eberstadt

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Name: Nicholas Eberstadt
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean Government

Event Information April 15, 20142:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT Saul/Zilkha RoomsBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Excluded from most international economic activities by numerous sanctions and its ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

How Poor Are America's Poor?

Andrew Prokop of Vox observes when we look at figures for 2000, we see big differences between the share of children in single mother families living in poverty across a few select countries — the U.S., Finland, Norway, and Sweden. (With apologies to ... [Published National Review - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

How the feds blind us to our malaise.

Though we seldom think of them this way, America's statistical agencies are the very eyes and ears of our democracy. When they are functioning properly, they provide essential information to help the public and its elected representatives see what is ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean Government

Excluded from most international economic activities by numerous sanctions and its own policies, the North Korean regime has enabled--and sometimes directly participated in–illicit economic activities to earn hard currency that it needs for regime survival. ... [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

N.K. invites foreigners to marathon to earn hard currency

How one would feel about running through streets of Pyongyang in North Korea, the "reclusive kingdom"?The Associated Press and the Voice of America reported on Thursday that amateurs and foreign tourists will participate for the first time ever in the ... [Published Donga.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Here’s the “Missing” Evidence for S.D.’s Sex-Selective Abortion Ban

South Dakota recently became the 8th state to make it illegal to abort a fetus because of its sex, and set penalties including jail time and fines for doctors who knowingly provided such abortions. Sex-selective abortion is an phenomenon that has dramatically ... [Published American Conservative - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Numbers Vladimir Putin Doesn't Want You to See

Russians prefer alternative reality.In the days since Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea, the Russian people are once again feeling good about their country. A robust 63 percent of them say they consider Russia a “great power,” according to a survey released ... [Published Vanity Fair - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Mother Nature wants us to multiply; It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature

Mother Nature wants us to multiply;It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature-- Back in the 1970s, there was a television commercial for Chiffon Margarine. The margarine, we were told, tasted just like butter – in fact it was so good, it could fool Mother Nature ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

The city’s suicide epidemic is a myth

It’s poisonously seductive to draw the wrong lesson from suicides.In the two weeks since L’Wren Scott, fashion designer and Mick Jagger’s girlfriend, in her luxury Manhattan apartment, we’ve all heard the “answers”: The big city offers fleeting reward, ... [Published New York Post - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

To help the young, we need to keep older people working

Heres a counterintuitive way the older generations can help the young:Keep working and dont retire so early. Because for perhaps the first time in history, the over-60 population is growing much faster than younger groups.As Nicholas Eberstadt, a scholar ... [Published KansasCity.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Will: Paul Ryan was right — poverty is a cultural problem

Critics of about cultural factors in the persistence of poverty are simultaneously shrill and boring. Their predictable minuet of synthetic indignation demonstrates how little liberals have learned about poverty or changed their rhetorical repertoire ... [Published Washington Post - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Feb 21 2014 - Updated Feb 21 2014 - 1 reports

Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That Are Really Good

CREDIT: Flickr/Doug88888 Welcome to TP Ideas ‘ second installment of our roundup of the week’s conservative writing! Every Friday, I take three pieces written by conservatives that intelligently articulate core parts of the conservative worldview ... [Published Think Progress - Feb 21 2014]

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Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 15 2014]
How Poor Are America's Poor? [Published National Review - Apr 15 2014]
How the feds blind us to our malaise. [Published American Enterprise Institute - Apr 10 2014]
Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean... [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 08 2014]
Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Apr 07 2014]
N.K. invites foreigners to marathon to earn har... [Published Donga.com - Apr 04 2014]
Here’s the “Missing” Evidence for S.D.’s Sex-Se... [Published American Conservative - Apr 01 2014]
The Numbers Vladimir Putin Doesn't Want You to See [Published Vanity Fair - Mar 31 2014]
Mother Nature wants us to multiply; It’s not ni... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 31 2014]
The city’s suicide epidemic is a myth [Published New York Post - Mar 31 2014]
To help the young, we need to keep older people... [Published KansasCity.com - Mar 25 2014]
On George Will, Paul Ryan and Assumptions About... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 24 2014]
Will: Paul Ryan was right — poverty is a cultur... [Published Washington Post - Mar 22 2014]
Obama’s 2015 budget: The good and the bad [Published American Enterprise Institute - Mar 17 2014]
What's Next on the Geopolitical Horizon? [Published DownstreamToday.com - Mar 11 2014]
More sitcom than CENTCOM :: Goldman in Asia Times [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 11 2014]
Here's What Happened During the U.S. Energy Ind... [Published The Street Latest - Mar 08 2014]
Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That... [Published Think Progress - Feb 21 2014]
FAETURE: Chinese tiger moms uphold one-child po... [Published Taipei Times Online - Feb 18 2014]
Demography I – The Russian Cross Reversed? [Published Da Russophile - Apr 08 2008]
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Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 15 2014]
Event Information April 15, 20142:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT Saul/Zilkha RoomsBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Excluded from most international economic activities by numerous sanctions and its ...
Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Apr 07 2014]
Event Information April 15, 20142:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT Saul/Zilkha RoomsBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue NWWashington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Excluded from most international economic activities by numerous sanctions and its own ...
More sitcom than CENTCOM :: Goldman in Asia Times [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 11 2014]
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Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That... [Published Think Progress - Feb 21 2014]
CREDIT: Flickr/Doug88888 Welcome to TP Ideas ‘ second installment of our roundup of the week’s conservative writing! Every Friday, I take three pieces written by conservatives that intelligently articulate core parts of the conservative worldview ...
Demography I – The Russian Cross Reversed? [Published Da Russophile - Apr 08 2008]
The demographic situation in Russia is usually painted in apocalyptic terms. The Russian Cross – the post-Soviet transition into a world of death without new life – will supposedly preclude it from attaining First World living standards and wreck any ...
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