It was no government program, but the American model of democratic capitalism and strength that gave opportunity to two billion of our brothers and sisters around the globe to pull themselves up—and these ideas can do the same for the next 2 billion.
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Instead of calling for shrinking safety net benefits like food stamps, conservatives should focus on ways to get people back on their feet.
AEI President Arthur Brooks discusses the ability of conservatism to bring people out of poverty.
Dodd-Frank has existed for five years — scholar Peter Wallison reflects on the controversial act, its impact on small business, and the future of regulation.
The polls are clear: opportunity matters more to voters than income inequality. Politicians, take note.
Pope Francis never stops talking about the poor — and that’s good. The question is whether we Americans can understand what he’s saying.
AEI President Arthur Brooks discusses his book, ‘The Conservative Heart’, and topics include social justice, poverty, materialism, etc.
There’s a surprising amount of research on vacations, and what aspects are satisfying. To begin with, vacation planning tends to bring happiness.