By now, everybody knows the drill. An American or European company (typically a manufacturing or food-processing enterprise, but increasingly expanding to include IT operations) sets up shop in a stable Central American or Asian country in order to take advantage of ridiculously low wages and weak or near non-existent environmental laws. Show More Summary
This past Sunday, American Enterprise Institute president, Arthur Brooks, wrote an op-ed for the New York Times titled "Choose to Be Grateful. It will make you happier." I encourage you to read it. He uses a thanksgiving experience from 24 years ago to make that point that "acting grateful can actually make you grateful." Dr. Show More Summary
New York Times Sunday Review: Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier, by Arthur C. Brooks (President, American Enterprise Institute): For many people, gratitude is difficult, because life is difficult. Even beyond deprivation and depression, there are many ordinary circumstances in which gratitude doesn’t come easily. This point...
We have been informed of the passing of Richard Cowan, an American bass-baritone who sang leading roles in major US and European houses and in 1998 founded the Lyrique en Mer opera festival in Belle Île, France. Richard had been struggling for several years with a mortal disease; his death was announced by the festival. As a […]
This is a good, principled bill; it’s a notable conservative victory, and it’s the best deal to be had. It deserves conservative support. — Frederick M. Hess is director of education policy at the American Enterprise Institute. Max Eden is program manager for education policy at AEI. Show More Summary
Kevin A. Hassett (American Enterprise Institute presents The Response of Deferred Executive Compensation to Changes in Tax Rates (with Aspen Gorry (Utah State), Glenn Hubbard (Dean, Columbia Business School) & Aparna Mathur (American Enterprise Institute)) at Columbia today as part of its Davis Polk & Wardwell Tax Policy Colloquium Series...
A takeaway from his remarks in the US to the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).
The Latin American states need to invest in human capital, education and small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), according to a senior Peruvian official who wished to remain unnamed.
Americans could learn a thing or two from Bibi Netanyahu. The Israeli prime minister was in Washington this week to receive the American Enterprise Institute’s Irving Kristol Award. He made
Bruce Kovner of American Enterprise Institute says that only multi-ethnic coalitions are stable. Right, that's why Israel is unstable. But Kovner can't tell his friend Netanyahu that.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opening remarks at the American Enterprise Institute’s annual dinner on Monday, where he accepted the think tank’s Irving Kristol Award, perhaps summed it up best: “I am not used to receiving awards in Israel,” he confessed to the host. The comment, which drew laughter from the few hundred guests who had […]
In speech to American Enterprise Institute last night, Benjamin Netanyahu said that Saddam was a "neighborhood bully" who had only "regional" effects, not "wedded to a larger goal." But in 2002 he testified to Congress that Saddam put "our entire world at risk."
Atlassian, the Australian enterprise collaboration software vendor, has filed its S-1 document with the Securities Exchange Commission to go public on the American markets. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are underwriting. SEE ALSO:...Show More Summary
In June of this year, the Democratic Senators Sheldon Whitehouse, of Rhode Island, and Brian Schatz, of Hawaii, went to the conservative American Enterprises Institute to introduce the American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act, their proposal for a revenue-neutral carbon tax. Show More Summary
In November, 2005, Ahmad Chalabi stood in front of a crowd at the American Enterprise Institute, in Washington, D.C., and gave a little a speech about how he’d spent his day. He was wearing a tailored suit and a blank smile. At the time, Chalabi was almost universally regarded as the villain of America’s catastrophic venture into Iraq. Show More Summary
US demographic trends are mostly positive, reports the American Enterprise Institute’s Nicholas Eberstadt. The US is projected to have modest population and working-age population growth over the next 20 years.
New York Times op-ed: Academia’s Rejection of Diversity, by Albert C. Brooks (President, American Enterprise Institute): One of the great intellectual and moral epiphanies of our time is the realization that human diversity is a blessing. It has become conventional wisdom that being around those unlike ourselves makes us better...
A day after he gets the Kristol prize at the neocon thinktank American Enterprise Institute on November 9, Israeli PM Netanyahu is to get welcomed at the Center for American Progress, a Democratic Party thinktank with close connections to Hillary Clinton. He's back in the saddle again!
The military capabilities of US 'rivals' including China, Russia, and Iran are rapidly developing and pose a risk to American forces, which are lagging and becoming out of date, analysts from the American Enterprise Institute and Foreign Policy Initiative stated in a recent report.
To the editor: The attack on preschool by the right-wing American Enterprise Institute displayed raw ignorance of the last half-century of research, showing how high-quality early childhood programs can enrich the early learning and long-term horizons of children from poor families. (“Preschool...