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Is “deeper learning” a realistic goal for every classroom? Join AEI as a panel of experts discuss “In Search of Deeper Learning: The Quest to Remake the American High School” (Harvard University Press, 2019) by Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine.

Elizabeth Warren proposed a wealth tax last year in the name of fixing wealth inequality. I asked five experts about how policy makers should react to inequality, as it has become a topic of increasing importance.

California’s Obama-era waiver on emissions clearly is illegal. But the outrage to it being revoked is deafening.

Actress Felicity Huffman leaves the federal courthouse with her husband William H. Macy, after being sentenced in connection with a nationwide college admissions cheating scheme in Boston, Massachusetts, September 13, 2019. Reuters

There is lots of noise surrounding those accused in the Varsity Blues scandal, but to really clean up corruption in college admissions, we must target the institutional pay-to-play schemes hiding in plain sight.

The motorcade of President-elect Donald Trump makes its way past the New York Times building after a meeting in New York November 22, 2016. Reuters

If the media wants to understand why it has surpassed Congress as the least-trusted institution in the country, here is a textbook example.

President Trump can’t properly respond to Iran’s acts of aggression — acts of war against US allies in many cases — without risking a broader regional war or putting at risk a new nuclear deal.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Kamala Harris pose before the start of the third 2020 Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas, September 12, 2019. Reuters

On the occasion of the third Democratic presidential debate, which will feature all of the top 10 contenders on stage for the first time, it is worth re-assessing the state of the race.

On this episode, Binyamin Appelbaum joins to discuss his new book, The Economists’ Hour.

Please join AEI for the release of Robert M. Collins’ new report “Organization and Guidance Department: Control Tower of Human Rights Denial” and a discussion on North Korea’s most influential department.

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed arrives for the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia January 28, 2018. Reuters

Somalia receives only peripheral attention in the US, but it nevertheless receives approximately a half billion dollars of foreign aid annually, far more than any country in Latin America and the majority of Africa. Below are a few questions President Farmajo should be asked:

Although political parties have long been in disrepute, they can help make our government more responsive to the public interest.

Jason Furman discusses the macroeconomic implications of the TCJA. He argues that there is little reason to believe the TCJA substantially boosted consumption, business investment, and residential investment.

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