BUENOS AIRES/SANTIAGO – Economists often compare similar economies to isolate the impact of a particular difference. This approach provides a compelling picture of the role of specific factors in driving or undermining an economy’s success.
The mind is an uncooperative filter. Fewer memories pass through it as events become more remote. Trivial memories can loom larger than significant ones. But Friday, November 22, 1963, jumps out of stored recollections in sharp focus, even though separated in time by fifty years. I joined the handful of University [...]
The real problem with ObamaCare isn’t the web site. The real problem is that ObamaCare tries to manipulate the insurance market in ways that people didn’t expect and don’t like. Sandhata Somashekhar and Ariana Eunjung Cha report in the Washington
In a bitter historical irony, as Americans mark the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the world's leading powers may be about to sign an agreement that would permit Iran, the world's leading sponsor of terror and mass murder today, to become a virtual nuclear power. The Geneva deal, so eagerly sought by the Obama administration, rejects the lessons, and the principles, of the Kennedy legacy.