Join us at AEI for a conversation with 43rd Governor of Florida Jeb Bush and a panel of experts on education savings accounts, educational opportunity, and the future of new and innovative forms of learning in and outside American schools.
Harvard economist Jeffry Miron’s statue solution: Take them all down!
It’s time to return to the notion that we are a nation of individuals, rather than ethnic or religious tribes.
Both China and India are fiercely nationalistic societies, large segments of whose populations believe that after centuries of oppression their time has come. The high visibility of the ongoing standoff gives Xi and Modi little room to maneuver. Neither leader can afford to be seen as weak by his supporters.
There are lots of questions concerning Big Tech. It would be nice to know some answers before smashing or regulating America’s premier companies.
“As more and more of daily life online is consumed by the political storm in America, the “socially liberal, fiscally conservative” position that the tech companies have staked out is getting harder and harder to hold.”
Trump has gone a long way, in just seven months in office, toward deflating the pretensions of the presidency. That reduction in the stature of the executive has been Trump’s effect rather than his intent.
Much of the blame regarding the Republican failure to coalesce around a single vision for health reform stems from a lack of leadership from the White House.
Terminology is important: we should stop calling higher education a “public good.”
Recent proposals have recommended important modifications to the supplemental leverage ratio (SLR) to promote the production of market liquidity and other beneficial banking activities that are alleged to have declined because of the introduction of Basel III capital regulations. A much better solution for promoting liquidity is to significantly raise the minimum SLR to minimize the debt-overhang problem and revise the deposit insurance pricing system so that premiums are much closer to fair market prices for the insurance.
In these tribal times, the impulse to support anyone who shares your enemies is powerful. But it is a morally stunted reflex.