Some prominent conservative economic and political thinkers have proposed a tax on “carbon,” but others oppose it. Which group of conservatives has the stronger argument?
Half of Americans today who see a homeless man believe he’s a veteran. They are incorrect 90 percent of the time. Only 38 percent of employers believe skills veterans acquire in the military are easily transferable to the private sector. But things are turning around …
We’ve heard a lot in the Trump era about production and jobs that are being outsourced overseas by US companies, along with frequent claims that our jobs are being ‘stolen’ by countries like Mexico and China. But we never hear about the 7.1 million ‘stolen’ jobs that were ‘insourced’ to the US in 2016 by the 6,100 foreign firms that have operations here.
Kavanaugh must have been smiling as the returns came in on Election Day, because it is now clear that the Democrats’ campaign to destroy him will go down as a massive blunder.
Both physicians and drug developers draw much of their authority from their ability to leverage mechanistic understanding to move from observation to insight. This ability is likely both better and worse than we typically recognize.
In the November issue of AEI’s Political Report, we look at voters’ views on key issues using the National Election Pool exit poll data of voters leaving the polls and the 2018 AP VoteCast.
The future of work is all about the future of skills. And a new Uber–Arizona State University program shows one way firms are already thinking about coping with this uncertain future.
Extending the program for a few years while testing the outcome-based performance standards in a few states would provide something both parties could cheer.
In a bit of a change of pace for The Remnant, Jonah invites Manhattan Institute senior fellow and homelessness policy expert Stephen Eide onto the show to discuss what to do about the plight of the homeless.
Western diplomats and civil society groups often imagine the Middle East needs them to parachute in to rescue the region from its own worst inclination but, increasingly, it is governments like those in Rabat, Baghdad, Manama, Abu Dhabi, and especially Muscat which are being proactive in the pursuit for peace.
If the US cedes management of the Libya problem to Europe, the result will be a new tool in Vladimir Putin’s arsenal and a vital base of operations for both ISIS and al Qaeda.