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Crony Capitalism vs. Public Pensions

A new union-sponsored study lowballs today’s pension costs by around two-thirds and overstates the net costs of corporate welfare.

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The Efficiency of a Carbon Tax: Broadly Accepted and Broadly Wrong

The standard assumption about the superior efficiency of a carbon tax relative to bans and energy consumption standards is deeply problematic for both scientific and political reasons.

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Sweden’s Swing toward a Free Market

Startups and regulatory restraint have fueled Swedish economic growth.

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The Federal Reserve's Second 100 Years

Here are a dozen predictions about the Fed's second century.

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‘Cleantech’ Gets Clocked By 60 Minutes, and the Usual Suspects Try to Make Lemonade

Despite massive taxpayer-funded subsidies, ‘clean energy’ is a failure because it remains far too expensive to compete in the marketplace.

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Books vs. Literature

Publishers and postmodernism are contributing to the death of the humanities.

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AEI Classics: The Origins and Traditions of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Americans use this anniversary not only to pay tribute to one man’s efforts in the cause of equal rights, but also to celebrate the Civil Rights Movement as a whole.

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California’s Chicken Law and the Commerce Clause

The country is awash in legislative efforts to increase regulation of agriculture, but only California has had the chutzpah to impose the preferences of that state’s voters on the rest of the country.

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The Recipe for Good Government

If we compare countries around the world, what factors are generally associated with good governance and what factors are associated with bad governance?

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Europe’s Outlook in 2014

With European policymakers complacent, it is unlikely that progress will be made this year in reducing Europe’s record unemployment rate or in preventing a further fragmentation of its politics.

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Reagan’s Farewell Address at 25

The main point in Reagan’s farewell address, a quarter-century ago today, remains relevant to the current dominant debate: expanding government control of the economy is not the way to advance equality.

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How Teachers Can Best Use Tech

Technology is creating a revolution that could profoundly improve our schools, but getting digital learning right is more about the planning than the purchase order.

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War on Poverty Needs New Strategy

Since LBJ’s War on Poverty was launched, America has witnessed an unprecedented rise in cohabitation, divorce, and out-of-wedlock births. In 2014, reforms should promote personal dignity and encourage work and responsible fatherhood.

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The First Presidential Election and Other Firsts

The first presidential election was 225 years ago today. Although it was not democratic, it was a first in human history.

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A Good Half-Century and a Bad One: What Will the Next 50 Years Be Like?

The world today is more secure, prosperous, and free than it was 50 years ago, but an effective Western alliance is vital if we're going to sustain that progress.

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Higher Education’s Internet Revolution

The biggest surprise about Massive Open Online Courses is how conservative they are.

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Funny Thing about Christmas

Nowhere in the Bible are Christians commanded to observe Christ’s birthday. It is as if God said to man, 'Make of this event what you will.'

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Scientific Groupthink and Gay Parenting

The controversy over a recent study on gay parenting illustrates a sociopolitical groupthink operating in the social scientific community. Scientists should go where the science takes them, not where their politics does.

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Mexico’s Reforms: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Mexico’s Congress has delivered an energy reform plan that could alter Mexico’s economic outlook for decades to come, but its populist tax policies and profligate spending threaten the steady growth the country has achieved in recent years.

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Why the Volcker Rule Will Harm the U.S. Economy

Americans were told the rule stops banks from taking risky bets with insured deposits, but it actually bars bank-related entities from valuable activities that pose no threat to deposits and are no more risky than ordinary lending.

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