What will the top economic issue be in Campaign 2016?
All this tortured diction about Islamic terrorism is pointless. We’re at war with people who believe that Islam justifies mass murder.
Each of our two (by world standards) ancient political parties seems to be facing a gathering storm.
Don’t count the Tea Party out yet.
With “America Ascendant,” the widely respected Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg has written an ambitious book, part history, part social analysis, part campaign memo.
I would characterize the core conservative reform agenda as one that attempts to address the real-world problems of today’s middle-class Americans, including stagnant incomes and rising health care and higher education costs.
The December issue of AEI’s Political Report looks back at public opinion on terrorism and the situation in Syria in the months leading up to the attacks in Paris and assesses the strength of the Tea Party, what Americans think about a third party, and strong partisan divisions on the role of government.
The Republican candidates’ criticisms of the Federal Reserve are understandable. But they’re also mostly wrong.
Partisan differences on the proper role of government are greater than in the past and are already proving to be defining issues in the 2016 election.
America does need “supply-side” reform, but in ways that sync with how most economists use the term: expanding labour supply and boosting worker productivity.