America is currently in a painful transition period, but once it emerges, it will be more prosperous and free than ever before.
Culture is only one variable determining the differences between Asian and Western business practices.
The 2012 election indicates that the fault lines in American politics are the same as they have been since the mid 1990s, but surprises may be in store for the future.
The mortgage market is far from the most complex sector in our economy, so why do so many people believe complexity caused the financial crisis?
Afghanistan’s recently mapped deposits of rare earth elements provide hope that the war-torn nation can achieve peace and prosperity.
The federal government is taking some big steps to reform patent law with PAEs, but what kind of new regulation is really needed?
Twenty years ago, James Q. Wilson powerfully articulated the idea that humans’ moral sense is innate, not learned.
The focus on retiree pensions has eclipsed an equally important target for reform in Detroit and other cash-strapped American cities: retiree health care benefits.
What do Rwanda, Brazil, Texas, Peru, Mexico, and Panama all have in common?
The developing world is increasingly embracing economic freedom, and reaping the benefits. So why are the United States and the EU heading in the opposite direction?
Americans’ estrangement from the federal government arises because the government has broken three tacit compacts with the people.
What is the role of the humble dictionary in an era when word usage changes by the hour?
As Zimbabweans go to the polls today, it is time to set the record straight about Robert Mugabe’s land reform. Some are now calling it a success. Nothing could be further from the truth.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is everything that both proponents and critics thought it would be, and that’s not a good thing.
Trendy urbanites dining in the Berkshires can chastise “factory farmers” all they want, but commercial farming today is a modern miracle, satisfying the needs of millions.
China was once the world’s leading economic power, but over time it fell behind the West. Why did this happen? Can it return to its earlier greatness?
America’s schools no longer teach our history or celebrate our unique culture, devaluing a powerful force for national unity.
The president of the ECB should not believe his own hype: Europe’s economic crisis is far from over.
The Volcker Rule is a major threat to the United States’ preeminence in the financial sector. It must not be implemented in a way that disrupts market making by global universal banks.
The FSOC’s decision to expand the too-big-to-fail designation to nonbank firms will be seen as the most damaging action taken under Dodd-Frank.