The central Asian oil state is using its cascade of wealth to build a seaside resort—in the middle of its sprawling grassland.
Europe’s pharmaceutical research and development is vanishing. The United States, which takes its “healthy” pharmaceutical R&D for granted, should take note.
Daniel Griswold finds a thriving global labor market in his Christmas stocking.
A program that subsidizes rural airline routes deserves to be grounded.
Facebook's constant chatter is building a generation of surprisingly thoughtful writers.
The activists fighting cloned meat are long on feelings, short on evidence.
Calling caffeine "addictive" confuses the issue. It does not belong in the same category as drugs of abuse.
Recent bans on smoking and fatty foods reflect a dangerously popular mindset.
The late animator brought a bold approach to cartooning. He proved it is possible to influence kids for the better without being anodyne or politically correct.
Packing for a two-year trip to one of the world’s most remote locations, I asked friends to suggest reading material. Their answers changed my life.
Can Prodi surpass Berlusconi when it comes to free-market reforms? Yes, and reforms wouldn’t come a moment too soon…
The President could act alone to make progress on free trade.
By putting off a decision on the court ruling in AFSCME v AIG, the SEC has left corporations in the dark and handed an advantage to shareholder activists.
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act, particularly the notoriously inefficient implementation of its Section 404, has become a synonym for wasteful expense, bureaucracy and paperwork. On Wednesday, the SEC moved toward a remedy.
Tuition hikes at public universities aren't necessarily a moral problem. They might be a symptom of progress.
Leaders may ignore reality, but open trade is both desirable and necessary for the region.
The geography of the U.S. economy is constantly shifting. Now, writes JOEL KOTKIN, the hinterlands are getting their revenge on the big cities of the East and West Coasts. Towns like Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and St. George, Utah, are the winners. The losers are ‘hip’ cities like Boston and San Francisco, which don’t seem to know it yet.
The patent office has given protection to clever filers who haven't really innovated, creating a huge and expensive mess. Now, the Supreme Court has a chance to clean things up.
The nonprofit asked questions its own research shows the public is unprepared to answer.
Who are the best industrial artists today? We make the introductions.