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AEI Debates: Should Single-Sex Education Be Eliminated (Part 2)? Christina Hoff Sommers 09/11/2013
Single-sex education has a long history of success and provides parents with choice.
AEI Debates: Should Single-Sex Education Be Eliminated? Lise Eliot 09/10/2013
Single-sex education is neither beneficial nor necessary and fails to prepare either boys or girls for their future in American society.
Sorting Out the High-Tech Patent Mess Claude Barfield 09/05/2013
Recent action by the U.S. trade representative highlights the need for reform in America’s high-tech patent sector.
A Fascinating Report from the Government Accountability Office Benjamin Zycher 09/04/2013
The bureaucracy’s analysis of green jobs leaves a lot to be desired.
The Paradox of Patent Assertion Entities Thomas A. Hemphill 08/12/2013
The federal government is taking some big steps to reform patent law with PAEs, but what kind of new regulation is really needed?
The President’s Broken Window Fallacy: Carbon Policies and Jobs Benjamin Zycher 07/10/2013
It is time to expose the flawed jobs reasoning behind President Obama’s new carbon plan.
'Carbon Pollution' and Wealth Redistribution Benjamin Zycher 06/26/2013
President Obama’s recently proposed policies will do little to combat climate change — but they will do much for his political and economic objectives.
A Roundup: Myriad, Monsanto, and the Supreme Court Michael M. Rosen 06/18/2013
In recent rulings on patents, the Supreme Court spoke with a rare, single voice, devising a framework that encourages innovation while also ensuring that its fruits are enjoyed fairly by consumers.
‘Environmental Justice,’ EPA Style Steven F. Hayward 06/09/2013
If the EPA wants to help low-income and minority populations, it should stick to promoting technologies that reduce pollution for everyone, rather than making environmental issues about racial justice.
China and the Cyber Challenge Lara Crouch 06/06/2013
Cyber issues will likely determine the tenor of U.S.-China ties over the coming months, and how the United States addresses these problems will be a harbinger of its overall approach to the challenge China poses.