Congress should give permission for private colleges to cooperate in cutting their tuition. It’s hard to see who would be hurt in the process.
Military leaders must build the optimal balance between special and conventional forces, or risk relearning the lessons of previous conflicts in a future one.
The usual explanation for the academic achievement gap is that blacks come from a lower socioeconomic background and their schools have fewer resources. But research finds the problem transcends class and its roots lie elsewhere.
The minimum wage is a facile non-solution for the complicated problem of poverty in America.
The link between the balance of payments, GDP, and jobs is not as Paul Krugman and others assume.
Proposed regulations of oil-bearing trains pose several challenges and divert us from more important safety questions.
The FDA's proposed regulation should not go forward in its current form, or it will undermine efforts to persuade smokers to switch to e-cigarettes and will endanger public health.
If you don’t like price rationing, please explain how limited supplies of a good are to be allocated.
In an otherwise bitterly partisan political environment, two recent policy proposals from both sides of the aisle share core ideas for reforming anti-poverty programs.
The Miller-Sanders bill addresses the immediate crisis, but underlying structural defects must be corrected if we are to avoid more problems again soon.
The current tax code denies families appropriate tax relief for work-related child care expenses. A new Senate bill would help correct this problem.
The conventional wisdom that presidents tend to suffer serious losses in Senate elections in their sixth year in office is less elucidating than it might first appear, although it does appear likely that the Democrats will lose the Senate this year.
The next time the United States is compelled to try to rescue and rehabilitate a broken nation, Washington needs to pay as much attention to building free markets as to holding free elections.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed one of the most significant pieces of legislation in American history.
One can argue that, from the Tea Party point of view, if the establishment refuses to address the government-by-cronyism issue, then upsetting the table is the right move.
Developments in the Middle East and Ukraine show Europe needs to improve its energy policy or face serious economic consequences.
Automatically awarding attorney fees to the prevailing party, at least in patent cases, would be a grave mistake and wreak havoc on our legal system.
The Treasury and Federal Reserve, afraid of congressional opposition, sought G-7 support for accelerated SIFI designations of capital markets firms.
Despite an electorate that is increasingly hostile to the European project and the risk that Europe could be drifting towards Japanese-style deflation, European policymakers remain complacent.
Ralph Nader’s new book shows his zeal for finding and promoting left-right solutions.