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.
Crony capitalism’s increasing influence is sapping the vitality out of the US economy and undermining public support for the American model of capitalism.
Polls show that the economy is still the most important issue for voters this election. Karlyn explains that many Americans still think we’re in a recession.
North Korea has conducted two of its three nuclear tests during the Barack Obama presidency. Rumors of a fourth circulate constantly. Yet the White House has no apparent strategy, diplomatic or otherwise, to restrain Pyongyang’s continuing enrichment and weaponization activities.
Any of our jobs can be a “helping profession.” It just requires the right approach.
A weekly snapshot of news, views, and economic cues from AEI’s Economic Policy Team
This Political Report presents public opinion on a variety of current topics, including the increased violence in Iraq, Iran, and Nixon’s resignation, as its 40th anniversary approaches on August 8, 2014. This issue also gives a midterm election lay of the land as we head into November.
Remembering Walter Ehlers, who had been the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient from the invasion.