What does Ronald Reagan’s brand of conservatism mean for the Republican Party today? Join AEI for a discussion of Reagan’s ideological foundations and the future of the GOP.
Transnational organized crime in the Western Hemisphere is a persistent threat to the security and prosperity of the United States and its neighbors. The US government should target its enforcement efforts to better confront the threat.
Happy birthday, tax plan. I don’t mean to put undue pressure on you on your first birthday, but the country depends on your success.
The return of stagflation to the UK economy poses a fundamental policy dilemma for the BOE. Does it now raise interest rates to make sure that it meets its inflation target, or does it keep interest rates at their currently ultra-low levels in order to provide support to a floundering economy?
Senate Republican leaders have unveiled a draft of their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. The new legislation will roll-back many of the Obama administration’s policies including the individual mandate and granting increased federal funding to states who expand Medicaid. Medicaid reform is critical; rising health care costs will cause future fiscal problems for the United States.
Many years of highly unorthodox monetary policy by the world’s major central banks has set us up for yet another major global economic and financial crisis when interest rates start to be normalized in the world’s major economies. Past experience suggests that global credit bubbles burst when the Federal Reserve starts to raise interest rates after a prolonged period of ultra-easy monetary policy. There is every reason to think that this time will be no different.
India may again report the fastest GDP growth among major economies. It is simultaneously not creating enough jobs.
In school reform, I sometimes think we suffer from a curious malady: too much passion—and a shortage of disciplined professionalism.
At a recent rally in Iowa, President Trump pivoted from discussing the Russia investigation and focused on his plans for healthcare, infrastructure and job creation. The new rhetorical strategy make prove effective in reaching small-town Americans, especially those in the Midwest. Meanwhile, Democratic members of Congress have criticized Nancy Pelosi and her leadership. The current state of the Democratic party exposes a much bigger problem— their inability to connect with voters in the center of the country.
For a quarter-century now, reformers have been slowly chipping away at the Progressive Era decisions that determined the shape of America’s system of public schooling. Advocates, policymakers, and conservative reformers should understand charter-school and private-school choice initiatives as part of a paradigm shift, not merely as discrete programs. Though sometimes the existing system serves purpose and solves necessary problems, sometimes we need to see ambitious reform proposals not merely as radical change, but as truly revolutionary.
According to economic writer Henry Hazlitt, a frequent barrier to clear economic thinking is an ‘intricate network of fallacies that mutually support each other.’ One of the best examples is the ‘network of fallacies’ about international trade – I identify and discuss three of those trade fallacies.
Internal migrants may play a bigger role in India’s economic future than its more celebrated emigrants abroad.
Join AEI for a discussion on criminal justice reform proposals and ideas on providing pathways of opportunities for those reentering society, featuring a keynote by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA).