A nice trade epigram from David Henderson: I don't think Trump understands that when we open trade to other countries, we gain not just as exporters but as consumers. But then, what U.S. politician running for president does?
When the results of the next round of standardized tests are released, you can be sure they will continue to reveal a vast gap between the performance of whites and Asian students on one hand and that of blacks and Hispanics on the other.
Dean Acheson, who is often seen as one of the great American secretaries of state, wrote in the final chapter of his memoir, "Present at the Creation," about what he called "the struggle through illusion to policy."
The view from former Secretary of State George Shultz and his wife Charlotte Mailliard Shultzes’ penthouse apartment nearly spans from sea to shining sea. Atop Russian Hill and 30 stories above the ground, the Shultzes’ expansive (and expensive) home appears to be the staging area for every San Francisco postcard ever made.
I'm upset that the presidential candidates, all of them, rarely mention a huge problem: the quiet cancer that kills opportunity — regulation. The accumulated burden of it is the reason America is stuck in the slowest economic recovery since the Depression.
Senate Democrats voted to uphold the hard-fought nuclear accord with Iran on Thursday, overcoming ferocious GOP opposition and delivering President Barack Obama a legacy-making victory on his top foreign policy priority.
Join us for panel discussion celebrating the publication of Larry Diamond’s new collection of essays In Search of Democracy (Routledge). Professor Diamond, Thomas Carothers, Louisa Greve, and Peter Lewis will examine the state of democracy and democracy-promotion in the world today, with special attention to developments in Asia and Africa.
Benjamin Banneker Academic High School has an abundance of college-level classes and one of the highest graduation rates in the District. It’s also overwhelming female. Three out of four Banneker students last school year were girls.