To overcome its deadly corruption and chaos, Mexico needs to increase its defense spending and freedom-oriented reforms.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s tax reform proposal shows political courage and embraces admirable policy objectives.
Detroit recently submitted its financial restructuring plan to court and approved a privatization deal. Here are several other proposals for turning the city around.
Fact-free he began and fact-free he remains.
A half century worth of experience does not support the thesis that diplomacy with rogue regimes or terrorist groups brings peace. Rather, diplomacy misapplied can be the shortest path to war.
Nixon’s visit to China turned out to be his greatest moment as president. He had brought about a diplomatic revolution that produced the modern diplomatic world.
The new head of the Federal Reserve is imprudently dismissive of concerns about recent international economic developments.
Americans celebrated Washington’s birthday long before Congress in 1879 declared it a holiday for federal workers in the District of Columbia, and, in 1885, a holiday for federal employees everywhere.
Giving elected officials the power to change the ways that public employees earn future benefits may make the difference in avoiding further Detroits.
Contrary to opponents of Keystone XL, the pipeline would have virtually no effect on global warming, and the world is not experiencing more frequent and extreme climate-related events.
A new union-sponsored study lowballs today’s pension costs by around two-thirds and overstates the net costs of corporate welfare.
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.
Here are a dozen predictions about the Fed's second century.
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.
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.
If we compare countries around the world, what factors are generally associated with good governance and what factors are associated with bad governance?
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.
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.
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.
The first presidential election was 225 years ago today. Although it was not democratic, it was a first in human history.