Latest Content

Share Mark as favorite

Former US Representative Frank Wolf and two other religious freedom experts address how American foreign policy leaders should tackle religious persecution in Iraq and around the globe.

Share Mark as favorite

Panelists discuss the role carbon taxes can play in broader fiscal reform and in the run-up to the December 2015 United Nations climate conference.

Share Mark as favorite

college_costs_education_postsecondary_shutterstock_500x293

Andrew P. Kelly’s presentation of survey results sheds light on how individuals view the costs and benefits of going to college.

Share Mark as favorite

Bowman_infographic_Public-opinion-on-the-environment_Apr-2015_THUMB

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, and polls show that Americans are sympathetic to efforts to protect the environment.

Share Mark as favorite

presidential_elections_shutterstock_041715

Maybe it’s worth taking an unpleasantly long time to choose the person to fill an office whose dimensions were designed for George Washington.

Share Mark as favorite

trade_shipping_commerce_shutterstock_500x293

Claude Barfield reacts to three of the most hotly debated sections of the new Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill.

Share Mark as favorite

plastic

Charts of the day: 1) Prices for cosmetic surgery vs. traditional medical care, 2) almost $100 billion in savings from falling gas prices, and 3) a 43-year low for net oil imports.

Share Mark as favorite

cyber_security_iran_shutterstock_500x293

Join AEI and the Norse Corporation for a groundbreaking discussion on the Iranian cyber threat and the key findings from their joint report analyzing Iran’s IT infrastructure and malware activity.

Share Mark as favorite

ttip_trade_economy_shutterstock_041715

AEI Scholar Claude Barfield writes on the evolving interactions between domestic politics, interest groups, and regulatory reform as they relate to the immediate US trade agenda.

Share Mark as favorite

mcdonalds_walmart_food_stamps_subsidies_shutterstock_041715

Wages are (largely) determined by the market, and government assistance — funded by taxpayers — is used to help low-income families meet a baseline standard of living. That some low-wage workers receive government assistance isn’t a bug in the system; it’s a feature.

Share Mark as favorite

041715routine

“Over the course of the last two recessions and recoveries, the economy’s job growth has come entirely from nonroutine work.”

Share Mark as favorite

U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) talks with local residents as she campaigns for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination at the Tremont Grille in Marshalltown, Iowa April 15, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Clinton’s support for the war underscores a real vulnerability. Unlike her probable opponents, she’s truly a creature of yesterday’s battles.

Share Mark as favorite

inheritance_tax_death_shutterstock_041715

The Clintons’ games highlight how the tax fails at its aims of preventing the inheritance of wealth and privilege. Instead, the tax forces the wealthy to play games to pass on their wealth. These games don’t add to the economy, they just enrich the estate-planning industry.

Share Mark as favorite

Image Credit: shutterstock

It remains as important today to defeat Baathism as it does to defeat the Islamic State. If the reports of Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri’s death are true, then we should celebrate an important Iraqi victory against both.

Sort By:

Refine Content:

Scholar

Additional Keywords:

Refine Results

or to save searches.

Open
Refine Content