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More aid, higher tuition prices. That’s why simply pouring more aid into the system won’t create affordable college. To get there, we need reforms that actually change the incentives for colleges.
You win the presidency, Richard Nixon supposedly observed, by tacking right in the primaries and to the center in the general election. Hillary Clinton seems to be following that strategy except, as a Democrat, she is tacking to the left. This strategy has risks.
Obama’s not about to try building consensus on gun violence among people of good faith. He’ll take the same approach he’s taken throughout his presidency: I mean he’ll delegitimize opponents of his sweeping agenda as irrational, self-interested, enemies of decency and progress.
Medicaid has deviated from its original purpose of providing low-income Americans with good healthcare. A more focused approach to delivering Medicaid benefits would help fix a program that has failed for decades.
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China would very much like its renminbi to be included in the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies. However, it is unlikely the renminbi will qualify thanks to China’s extensive system of capital controls and its deteriorating economic outlook.
Leadership by Chairmen McCain and Thornberry in this year’s NDAA resulted in significant progress on military retirement reform, acquisition reform, DoD civilian reductions, nuclear triad modernization, and U.S. South China Sea policy.
Does the evidence really suggest that the retreat from marriage is wreaking havoc on the social environment, especially its most vulnerable members? At least in the United States, the answer is yes.
As the world has seen, Pope Francis knows how to start a conversation. At next month’s synod on the family, I hope he starts a dialogue on this, the relationship between economics and family. In a church of many voices, this conversation could use a champion.
Regulatory agencies like the FCC need to be at an arm’s length from politics, make evidenced-based assessments, and ensure that decisions about critical industries do not amount to the handing out of political favors.
Grievance feminists in the United States trivialize the genuine injustices faced by women across the globe.