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October 22, 2014

Economy & Finance

Wasteful Spending Behind Lackluster Ebola Response

Editors,, October 21, 2014
Federal agencies clamoring for more funding to fight the Ebola outbreak are taking a page from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel's playbook: they are not letting a serious crisis go to waste. . .

City Journal

Infected By Politics

Heather Mac Donald, City Journal Online, October 21, 2014
The public-health establishment has unanimously opposed a travel and visa moratorium from Ebola-plagued West African countries to protect the U.S. population. To evaluate whether this opposition rests on purely scientific grounds, it helps to understand the political character of the public-health field. For the last several decades, the profession has been awash in social-justice ideology. . .

Connecticut Targets Homeschoolers

1160 AM's "Let's Talk with Mark Elfstrand" will interview Matthew Hennessey at 5:15 p.m. ET today

Culture and Society

Neo-Victorianism On Campus

Bob Harden Radio w/Bob Harden interviewed Heather Mac Donald, 10-22-14

Health Care

Obama Should Have Picked 'Ebola Czar' With Public-Health Experience

AFR's "News w/Chris Woodward" interviewed Paul Howard, 10-21-14

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