The White House released 2015 salary data tonight showing that there is a gender pay gap in favor of its male staffers, who make $12,350 more on average than their female counterparts. Does that mean the White House discriminates against women? Or can other factors explain gender pay gaps?
Professor Anne Krueger of Johns Hopkins has produced a fascinating – and overall negative – assessment of Hillary Clinton’s economic platform.
Iranian leaders are expressing ever greater concerns about the perceived threats from ISIS and Saudi Arabia. How Tehran may respond, including deploying ground forces in Iraq, should give everyone pause.
What does it say about our relationship with Saudi Arabia that the Saudi ambassador felt free to meet with a wanted terrorist with American blood on his hands, and forward a request for medical treatment back to Riyadh?
We shouldn’t have to adjudicate 21st-century smartphone disputes with 1930s-era legislation
Advances in medical device technology have been major contributors to improved longevity and increased quality of life for patients. Unfortunately, damaging “conflict-of-interest myths” are hampering medical progress in general and device development in particular.
“The uniquely American decline in the participation by working-age men and women puts the US in a long-standing contrast to Japan, Germany, and the UK.”
History for the public should be both accessible and intellectually challenging, conscientious in its subjectivity, and honest in its celebration of past triumphs, writes Wilfred McClay.
An intensification in the Greek crisis could send ripples across the global financial system that could materially affect the United States economy. Of equal concern, turmoil in Greece could allow the Russians to gain a firm foothold in the Balkans.