Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) will unveil their new carbon tax proposal, and panelists will debate the implications of such a proposal.
Test your knowledge of economic news and data with this new 15-question Carpe Diem quiz.
By pressuring Tunisia to swiftly fix rulings considered intolerant, Western observers actually push Tunisia to throw away its independent judiciary.
Long ago, political radicals and terrorists discovered that — so long as they called themselves human rights activists — journalists, other human rights activists, and even diplomats would accept their polemics at face value. It seems that the Qatari government and its Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood networks have discovered the same principle applies to news outlets and portals.
Today’s featured chart shows that the US produces 40% more manufacturing output today than 20 years, with 29% (and five million) fewer factory workers. It is increased worker productivity, not China, that has “stolen” most of the lost US factory jobs.
In this AEI Events Podcast, AEI’s Claude Barfield and Michael Strain host the Right Honorable Liam Fox MP, the UK’s Secretary of State for International Trade, to discuss international trade policy in the wake of Brexit.
There is now every prospect that before 2018 is out, the IMF’s latest world economic outlook update will be seen once again to have been wildly optimistic and blind to the real risks that now confront the global economic recovery.
An IMF programme would not be popular politically within South Africa but the government does not appear to have any realistic alternative.
The problem at the Temple Mount has nothing to do with metal detectors and little to do with Israel. Rather, it’s about a struggle for custodianship in the Islamic world.
The election of Emmanuel Macron in May this year and the large majority he secured in the National Assembly last month have opened a small window of opportunity for radical economic change.