House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) joins AEI Asness Chair in Applied Liberty Jonah Goldberg for a timely discussion on the importance of maintaining constitutional principles and mediating institutions in a period of populist and tribalist upheaval.
Join AEI for a discussion on how the US should both prepare for a new era of great-power competition with Russia, China, and Iran and tackle the thorny problems of North Korea, Syria, and other rogue actors.
In 1888, William Graham Sumner wrote a classic book titled Protectionism: The -Ism Which Teaches That Waste Makes Wealth and made a clear, convincing and strong case against trade protectionism. Unfortunately, 130 years later we obviously still haven’t learned that simple and important economic lesson.
Quotation of the day is from James Bovard’s 1991 book The Fair Trade Fraud on how fair trade means protectionism in practice.
The Trump-Putin summit will not force Russia to change anything, but the US also made no commitments to Russia. AEI’s Senior Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Danielle Pletka discusses the Helsinki summit on BBC’s Beyond 100 Days.
New data measuring educational attainment levels show a steady decline in intergenerational economic mobility in the US since 1940.
Will the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME end teachers’ unions? Well, probably not. But the public sector union landscape is going to change a lot, especially for teachers.
It’s always wise to look below China’s headline economic figures. In the second half of this year, best to focus on components of money supply and bank credit.
As President Trump ratchets up the trade war with China and as he threatens import tariffs on European automobiles, there are many reasons to be concerned about intensified U.S. trade protection.
From October 17–19, 2018, we will host the AEI Leadership Network Midwest Summit at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago, Illinois.
AEI Director of Russian Studies Leon Aron discusses the pleasantries exchanged at the Trump-Putin Summit.
Theatrics play a large role in the diplomacy between two world powers in Helsinki. Experts discuss America’s diplomatic relationship with Russia preceding the Trump-Putin summit on CNBC’s Squawk Box.