The Bureau of Economic Analysis released data yesterday on the GDP of America’s metro areas in 2016. Comparing the size of some of America’s largest metro economies to the GDPs of entire countries helps illustrate the enormity of America’s $18.6 trillion economy.
This week on Banter, John Yoo and Jeremy Rabkin joined the show to discuss their new book, “Striking Power: How Cyber, Robots, and Space Weapons Change the Rules for War.”
Should someone with an addiction be required to stay drug free as a condition of his or her probation? We argue that this claim should be rejected as it is based off a fallacious scientific premise and would further cause substantial harm for future treatment-based approaches to criminal justice.
The FCC received a record 22 million comments about net neutrality on its Restoring Internet Freedom docket. Roslyn Layton explains why those comments shouldn’t be treated like votes.
Helping those in need is not something that ordinary Americans leave in the hands of government, celebrities, and corporations. Donations are pouring in from around the country from Americans of all walks of life.
While few Americans know that 362 WWII vets are dying every day, they seem to think they do know that there is a “veteran suicide epidemic” in which young veterans kill themselves on the order of 20 every day.
President Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly was classic conservative internationalism: a vigorous defense of freedom, a bold challenge to dangerous dictators and a commitment to the principle of peace through strength. No wonder his critics on the left are so upset.
A tax cut is very likely to boost GDP for a time — but this does not necessarily mean that productivity, and thus international competitiveness, has been boosted. The likely outcome of the Republican proposal is little net gain in US competitiveness.
We face huge and complex policy issues in the digital world — cybersecurity, privacy, and encouraging the build-out of a vast new 5G wireless network. Putting the Title II episode behind us will help encourage investment to expand access and allow us to focus energy on these other difficult matters.
International politics operates on two levels: domestic and international. What were the effects of Trump’s speech on each one?