What does Ronald Reagan’s brand of conservatism mean for the Republican Party today? Join AEI for a discussion of Reagan’s ideological foundations and the future of the GOP.
Transnational organized crime in the Western Hemisphere is a persistent threat to the security and prosperity of the United States and its neighbors. The US government should target its enforcement efforts to better confront the threat.
This Thursday (June 29) will mark the tenth anniversary of the introduction of the iPhone, which might be the most remarkable and revolutionary consumer product ever introduced.
A new chart helps to show graphically that according to AAMC data, black and Hispanic applicants with average academic credentials are 3 to 4 times more likely to be admitted to US medical schools during the 2013-2016 period than equally qualified Asian applicants, suggest that there is ongoing discrimination against Asian-Americans for admission to medical schools.
The History Channel recently released a four-part documentary series on America’s shameful, cruel, expensive and failed War on
Drugs Otherwise Peaceful Americans Who Chose to Ingest or Smoke Plants, Weeds and Recreational Substances Proscribed by Arbitrary Government Regulations. I recommend watching it.
Venn diagram of the day on trade.
From an AEI publication in 1996 by Douglas A. Irwin, we learn that the first of three simple principles of trade policy is: a tax/tariff on imports is equivalent to a tax on exports. Economic lesson: attempts to expand exports with protectionist trade policies will backfire.
Needed is an effort to not only reduce and streamline existing rules and requirements, but to reform the processes by which such requirements become policy.
What’s needed is an agenda to promote innovation in post-secondary education by freeing leaders at existing institutions to develop new models of teaching and learning; expanding access and raising the profile of nontraditional options like apprenticeships; and creating space for students to choose innovative options that promote student learning.
To millions of working-age adults and young people planning to enter the workforce directly after high school or college, an apprenticeship can be an economic lifeline.
While there are opportunities to enhance transparency, it is important to place clear restrictions on what federal regulators can use such data for, to make sure these efforts are designed to serve a specific audience and to protect students’ privacy.
Students are paying more for an education and are less likely to graduate. The federal government can do better for students and taxpayers.