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Join AEI as the Right Honorable Liam Fox MP, UK’s secretary of state for international trade, speaks on the future of the UK trade policy.

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In my recent report, “Barriers to Work and Social Enterprise: Estimating the Target Population,” I estimate the number of non-working Americans with low incomes who face at least one barrier to work. Social enterprise can be an important part of the solution.

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Factual Feminist Christina Hoff Sommers

During an interview with NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro on June 25th, 2017, tennis great John McEnroe said that tennis great Serena Williams would rank about “700 in the world” if she played against men.

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Americans need to hear a plausible story about how tech progress will boost their living standards, not bring mass joblessness. It’s in Silicon Valley’s self-interest to help make this story a reality, but so far they’re hardly helping.

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AEI President Arthur Brooks guest hosts CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss the latest news on the political climate in Washington over the GOP health care bill, the value of a free market economy, and problems with the US labor market.

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A growing number of Americans are not working, and concern is mounting about the negative consequences for these individuals and for society more broadly. One potential solution is social enterprise, businesses that hire the hard-to-employ and offer on-the-job training to transition workers into conventional employment. Social enterprises target lower-income individuals with a barrier to work—criminal justice system involvement, severe mental illness, substance abuse problems, or homelessness—and disconnected youth who are neither enrolled in school nor working.

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Following the news of Senator John McCain’s declining health, experts discuss the future of Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In addition, they discuss the potential for GOP changes to tax policy.

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If the US and NATO want to respond to Russia’s repeated violations of the INF Treaty, they must first engage in a great deal of public diplomacy to lay the groundwork for expanded or new military capabilities.

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American and Western officials are poised to gloat over the recapture of Mosul and Raqqa from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). But this latest in a string of nominal victories against Islamist terrorists will prove as hollow and ephemeral as all the others. Warnings that al Qaeda will rise in Syria and a new generation of ISIS will emerge in Iraq have already begun.

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Far from throwing in the towel, as some have reported, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is actually throwing a final Hail Mary pass in an effort to pass the Senate Republicans’ Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA).

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In this episode of the AEI Idea Makers podcast, Floyd Kvamme describes the importance of technology and why he chose to study engineering in school. He also shares stories from his time at Apple, including the decision to approve and a controversial Super Bowl advertisement in 1984. We end the conversation by discussing why serving people is fundamental to any job and career.

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