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John G. Murphy: Five ways that Trump’s trade war has brought pain to so many Americans and alienated our closest allies
U.S. Chamber of Commerce senior vice-president John G. Murphy explains in an LA Time op-ed who tariffs are hurting American families and workers.
This is the vanguard of the Democratic Party.
Hopefully Modern Monetary Theory is but another passing fad with little policy relevance. If not, we should fear for our children who will have to pick up the pieces of yet another misguided economic policy experiment.
I’m old enough to remember a time when an independent secular Jewish socialist with a long record of support for Communist regimes would be considered a force for diversity in a typical field of Democratic candidates.
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Trump’s core supporters weren’t the ones overdosing on opioids, or even necessarily drawing on disability and unemployment. They were those people’s neighbors.
Despite angry rhetoric and an unsatisfactory compromise, there’s also reason for some long-term progress in narrowing the gap between two nations on each side of a border that’s been problematic since 1846.
Ordinary Indians are fed up with governments that turn the other cheek after attacks by Pakistan-based terrorist groups. Islamabad ignores this at its peril.
Having a parent who is a professional athlete turns out to be a huge leg up when it comes to pursuing this lucrative, glamorous line of work. How should we feel about this?
After six weeks of meandering negotiations and a lengthy government shutdown, President Trump announced a national emergency at the southern border. While this declaration may alleviate short-term obstacles to building the wall, it is self-defeating in every other way.
The American Enterprise Institute’s history of scholarship on Latin America stretches back four decades and highlights many of the current issues people living in this region face today.
Senator Rubio’s proposal for equal tax treatment of buybacks and dividends is sound, but his concern about buybacks is off base.
This Valentine’s Day, consider breaking out of your political comfort zone. Swipe right on someone whose beliefs challenge yours. If you find yourself in a relationship where your values are at odds, remind yourself to be patient, be kind, and to listen. Be passionate about your values, but be more passionate about what brings you together.
The US has long led the world in broadband investment. While there are multiple ways to interpret individual firms’ reported investment in a given year, the facts are clear: Title II regulation reduced investment in the long run.
Huawei’s emergence as a leading — and in some areas, dominant — player in worldwide telecoms and wireless competition poses a variety of security, economic, technological, and policy dilemmas which will undoubtedly have a strong role in future US policy.
Modern Monetary Theory — whose advocates call for printing money to repay domestic currency denominated debt — “has many potential downsides” according to AEI scholar Stan Veuger.
After 20 years of court battles, it appears that judges’ understanding of broadband internet technology and lawyers’ arguments over its regulatory status have only gotten worse.
Although the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the Trump administration’s “ban” on transgender service men and women comes as no surprise, this highly politicized fight is one that should have been resolved by either side convincing the public at large and passing legislation, not through top-down policy implementation.
It’s possible to recognize the value of personal agency and nevertheless admit the extent to which the stagnation of working-class wages and increases in job instability for less-educated men have stemmed from elite policy choices.
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.