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American Enterprise Institute (AEI) report on poverty, hunger, and U.S. agricultural policy

In a new report for the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Dan Sumner, Joe Glauber, and I consider all the different ways that farm programs could affect prices or incomes, which in turn could affect poverty and nutrition for low-income Americans. Show More Summary

Alex Brill, David Schizer Interviewed By Trump Transition Team For Assistant Secretary Of The Treasury For Tax Policy

Bloomberg is reporting that Alex Brill (Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute) and David M. Schizer (Dean Emeritus and Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics, Columbia Law School), have been interviewed by the Trump transition team for the position of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy. Alex...

The Hijacking Of The Libyan Aircraft: While Most News Media Focused On The Hijacking.....I Noted That Prior To The "2011 NATO/American CIA Coup In Libya" Afriqiyah Airways (Afriqiyah = Africa In Arabic) Was A GROWING Business Enterprise, Subsidized By Th


Fluor-Led Team Completes Tappan Zee Bridge Towers

Fluor Corporation recently announced that Tappan Zee Constructors LLC, comprised of Fluor Enterprises Inc., American Bridge Company, Granite Construction Northeast Inc., and Traylor Bros. Inc., has completed all eight 419-foot tower...

Icahn to sell American Railcar Leasing to SMBC for $3.364bn

US-based Icahn Enterprises has signed an agreement to sell its indirectly wholly owned subsidiary American Railcar Leasing (ARL) to SMBC Rail Services for $3.364bn.

Trump makes the feckless Obama look tough on Russia

A report by the American Enterprise Institute’s Fred Kagan,”Understanding Russia today: Russia’s many revisions,” should be required reading in the incoming administration and Congress. He explains: [Vladimir Putin] is redefining Russian...Show More Summary

Is American Enterprise More Powerful Than The President Of The United States?

The biggest check to Donald Trump's power may not come from the legislative branch but from corporate America, which has generally taken up the cause of sustainability and climate action.

Is it possible to teach Economics 101 to Trump?

Mark J. Perry of the American Enterprise Institute gives a succinct explanation of President-elect Donald Trump’s economic incoherence: On one hand, president-elect Trump complains about America’s trade deficits, and naively tells us that Mexico, Japan and China are “absolutely crushing and killing us” on trade as they “rip us off and laugh at us.” And […]

Is Trump Abandoning the Free Market?

This article first appeared on the American Enterprise Institute site. Donald Trump on Thursday warned that companies like Carrier “are not going to leave the United States anymore without consequences. Not going to happen. It’s notShow More Summary

The Liberal Arts and the Examined Life

Last week I moderated a discussion on this subject at the American Enterprise Institute with Princeton University professors Robert P. George and Cornel West. You can watch it  here. I wrote about it for Bloomberg View: Given their common...Show More Summary

Viard Presents Progressive Consumption Taxation: The X-Tax Revisited At NYU

Alan Viard (American Enterprise Institute) presented Progressive Consumption Taxation: The X Tax Revisited (2012) at NYU yesterday as part of its High-End Inequality Colloquium Series (more here) hosted by Robert Frank (Cornell) and Dan Shaviro (NYU): The United States is alone among industrialized countries in having no broad-based consumption tax...

African American Economic Inequality: A Twenty First Century Challenge

This piece was originally published in the book "What It's Worth" created by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Corporation for Enterprise Development. Depressed living standards for Negroes are not simply the consequences of neglect. Show More Summary

Is It Time To Rethink The Scale and Progressivity of the Tax System?

Is the US tax code both too small and too progressive? That’s the argument of Alan Viard and Sita Nataraj Slavov of the American Enterprise...

Comal, a Restaurant with an Uplifting Mission, Opens in RiNo

The social enterprise serves authentic Latin American cuisine Comal, a lunch eatery and restaurant incubator, is now open in the former Fuel Cafe space on the Taxi Campus. The casual spot will serve a rotating menu focused on the cuisines of Mexico, El Salvador, and Peru, curated and prepared by a group of local culinary entrepreneurs... Show More Summary

Come to the Dark Side: 14 Totally Chic Black Houses

(Image credit: Todd David Architecture) Painted Ladies aside, Americans tend to play it safe with their exterior colors—and if there's one color that's decidedly unsafe, it's black. This hasn't kept a few enterprising homeowners from covering the facades of their homes in this mysterious, inky shade, though. Show More Summary

Michael Auslin on Books and Writing

Michael Auslin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a think tank in Washington, D.C. This interview has been edited lightly. Your book "The End of the Asian Century" will be published in January 2017. Would you tell us a little bit about it? Sure. Show More Summary

Who Won the Second Clinton-Trump Debate? How Conservatives Saw It

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article first appeared on the American Enterprise Institute site. Heading into Sunday evening’s debate, moderated by ABC’s Martha Raddatz and CNN’s Anderson Cooper, it was a week of revelations. As presidential hopefuls HillaryShow More Summary

Theresa May and the Folly of a Hard Brexit

4 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

This article first appeared on the American Enterprise Institute site. Whether the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) is a good or bad idea, it can be achieved in many different ways. Some are more damaging thanShow More Summary

Climate Science Denying US Neocon Groups Promote ‘Simple’ and ‘Freer’ Trade with UK at Tory Party Conference

American climate science denying pressure groups the Competitive Enterprise Institute ( CEI ) and the Heritage Foundation joined forces with British campaign group the Taxpayers’ Alliance ( TPA ) at the Conservative Party ConferenceShow More Summary

Acorn In Bed With ‘Close To The Enemy’; Boards WWII Drama As U.S. Co-Producer

Continuing its dive into originals, Acorn Media Enterprises has partnered with All3Media International and the BBC as the North American co-producer on period drama Close To The Enemy. Jim Sturgess, Alfie Allen, Alfred Molina, Angela...Show More Summary

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