The House Republican Study Committee chairman, former chairman, and chairman-elect share their thoughts on the future of the conservative movement.
More high-impact entrepreneurship can mean fewer folks working for themselves, and that’s OK.
Eva Moskowitz, founder and CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, and AEI’s Rick Hess discuss the challenges and successes of scaling charter schools.
Success Academy students far outscore not only New York City’s regular public schools, but also prestigious charter networks, sparking a civil war among state Democrats.
It is wishful thinking to suppose that rulemakings guided by the DFA can develop an adequate response to the extensive rent-seeking and supervisory breakdowns that set the stage for the Great Financial Crisis.
The killing of an American hostage in Yemen is increasing calls for the White House to change its strategy in dealing with terror groups in the Middle East. Relying on airstrikes and local ground forces to target the terrorist leadership have not been effective. Perhaps, it is time for the White House to change its approach.
The press is again quoting International Monetary Fund numbers saying the Chinese economy is bigger than the American economy. Still wrong, will be wrong indefinitely, check back in a decade when it will probably be . . . wrong.
Falling oil prices and economic sanctions have taken a large toll on the Russian economy. However, there remains the risk that domestic discomfort may only increase Putin’s incentives for further aggressive moves.
One way to reform American higher education is to create a separate and streamlined path for new organizations that wish to access federal student aid before they achieve official accreditation.
It is perfectly appropriate for the Federal Reserve chair (occasionally) to discuss the size of the rich-poor gap, its trend over time, and its economic causes and consequences. But the Fed chair should do so as an impartial, dispassionate analyst.
With the 2014 midterm elections just a few days away, Republican candidates seem more interested in boosting education spending than talking about school reform.