Revolutionaries such as Castro come to power promising to create a heaven on earth, but such socialist paradises are always one-size-fits-all affairs, ultimately banning the right to be wrong as those in power define it.
Something is going very wrong with the US administration’s effort to reduce the US trade deficit, a principal objective of President Donald Trump’s ‘America first’ program.
Seton Education Partners supports blended learning in 14 urban Catholic schools and operates three virtue-based charter schools in the South Bronx. Seton’s co-founder Stephanie Saroki de Garcia and I recently talked about why blended learning matters and how Seton works to revitalize urban Catholic education.
One year ago today, many predicted doom as the FCC repealed the 2015 Open Internet Order. But today the internet is alive and flourishing. As pundits are unlikely to issue corrections, but here are some facts to remember.
Modi has styled himself as a populist benefactor to the poor, however a drubbing in state elections suggests that voters don’t like this approach.
Under new guidance from the Trump administration, one might expect for more states to seek Section 1332 Waivers to have more control over their ACA dollars. Yet in practice few states seem interested.
Many Republicans and a few Democrats will partake in the cashout. But they shouldn’t. If our congressmen and senators really are public servants, they’ll stay away from this corrupting tradition of the Great Cash-out.
Political parties do provide a certain stability to politics, and they have also have incentives to respond to evolving events and emerging issues. But they have been doing a rotten job of both recently in many prominent democracies.
Public policy needs to do a much better job of helping workers manage the difficult adjustments that are required by a dynamic economy — whether those adjustments are driven by trade, or by anything else.
It is unlikely that China will ease its campaign of IP theft, but the US should respond with precise, targeted responses rather than a self-defeating fortress mentality.
US venture investments are hitting record highs. What can this trend tell us about economic dynamism and corporate concentration?
Despite his glowing achievements overseeing the fall of the Berlin Wall and the success of Desert Storm, President H. W. Bush’s muted response to the 1989 Tiananmen Square uprising embodies the continued uncertainty of America’s current and future strategic relationship with China.
Recent cuts to topline defense spending shown that President Donald Trump would rather score political points about the deficit and debt over the much-needed improvements to and maintenance of America’s military.
‘The Once and Future Worker’ and ‘The Forgotten Americans’ review: Alienated, angry, in need of a job
The election served notice that the working class, especially working-class men, felt overlooked, alienated and angry and were desperate enough to try anything—even Donald Trump. Two powerful books now tell us why.
Between control of Congress and the substantial number of state legislative chambers up for grabs, Election Day next Tuesday will have more interesting and important races at stake than any I can remember.
On campuses throughout the country, students and faculty are now routinely denied due-process rights. Hundreds of students, mostly young men, have been subject to kangaroo courts and expelled from school.
Federal Reserve Governor Jay Powell, just nominated by President Trump to be the next Fed Chairman, came to AEI this past July to stress that reform of the housing finance system is long past due.