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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.
With teen smoking at a new low, policymakers should be celebrating a public health success instead of seeking a new regulatory expansion.
Gauged by its presidents, India appears less like an outward looking power increasingly engaged with the world, and more like a fractious democracy where political calculations based on identity take precedence over everything else.
Most of this health care nonsense is a battle of liars trying to protect past lies in the hope of being able to make new lies seem just plausible enough for the liars to keep repeating them. In other words, this was all about bogus gasconade and rodomontade for Republicans and insecure rhetorical wagon-circling around Barack Obama’s “legacy” for Democrats.
Far from throwing in the towel, as some have reported, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is actually throwing a final Hail Mary pass in an effort to pass the Senate Republicans’ Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA).
The White House recently released its Summary of Objectives for NAFTA re-negotiations. While the Summary unfortunately doesn’t reflect a commitment to free trade, it could have been much worse.
I had the chance to sit down last week with Adam Pisoni and Chris Walsh of Abl about the release of their new Master Scheduler, a dynamic school-scheduling platform intended to help schools and leaders rethink how they use and plan their time.
Areas of Democratic strength among white voters form a kind of archipelago, with many geographically small and just a few geographically large islands in the vast sea of counties where white voters preferred Trump to Clinton.
Economic coercion against China has not been tried because it is risky. Many will fret that the U.S. is causing instability. But Americans have to choose: Is economic tension with China as bad as a nuclear-armed North Korea?
Chairman Pai shows leadership and vision in his work to restore internet freedom, but, it’s also time for Congress to codify a framework for today’s digital world that enshrines internet freedom forever.
New research indicates that young millennials, who many assumed would be torchbearers for a more progressive approach to family life, actually take a more traditional view of family arrangements than Generation Xers and baby boomers when they were young adults. Young adults are more likely to embrace traditional attitudes about male breadwinning, female homemaking and male authority in the home.
With less than two weeks before leaving office, the Obama administration cut the FHA mortgage insurance premium. Only hours after the inauguration, the Trump administration indefinitely suspended the premium cut. Why this flurry of activity?