We should welcome the $10 billion in foreign investment from Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision Industry Company (Foxconn), but we should also recognize that it was America’s merchandise trade deficit that facilitated that investment into the US economy.
Republican leadership, including the White House, needs to get past the slogans that served them well when they were not in power. A slash and burn approach to the CBO is not a substitute for the hard work of reforming health care.
Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) will unveil their new carbon tax proposal, and panelists will debate the implications of such a proposal.
The efforts to institute health care reform has been a collective disaster for the Republican Party and exposes a serious failure of responsibility. If the legislation is not passed, the G.O.P. will deal with the consequences in the midterm elections. A new bill enforcing sanctions on Russia does not go far enough to alter regime behavior. President Trump should swiftly employ comprehensive actions to protect the United States against Russia and protest their interference in the 2016 election.
The US has paralyzed itself by fixating on the short-range target of the “War on Terror” instead of recognizing that the violence in the Middle East is part of a larger struggle for regional power.
The House-passed sanctions bill against Iran, North Korea, and Russia is aimed at limiting organizations and individuals in those countries that are supporting harmful behavior. In order for the bill to be successful, the sanctions should be broader and rigorously enforced, according to experts.
The problem with the progressive approach to poverty is that it denies the importance of culture and character to household prosperity—especially when it comes to marriage. Until the Left faces up to these hard truths, its fight to end poverty in America is unserious.
As Senate Republicans struggle to whip the votes needed to pass their ACA repeal bill, there is serious reason to doubt that the bill will actually help to stabilize the individual market.
Hopefully, Greece’s return to the global capital market will not lull European policymakers into a false sense of security.
Qatar’s crisis: What happens next? Sigurd Neubauer and AEI’s Michael Rubin discuss the Qatar crisis and what’s next.
Christopher Cerf discusses the challenges of improving educational standards and opportunities across income groups.