Governments’ inability to act decisively to address their economies’ growth, employment, and distributional challenges has emerged as a major source of concern almost everywhere. In the United States, in particular, political polarization, congressional gridlock, and irresponsible grandstanding have garnered much attention, with many worried about the economic consequences.
In November, China suddenly announced that it would block corn shipments from the U.S. that contain Viptera, a genetically engineered trait that offers superior insect-resistance and the reduction of potentially harmful mycotoxins.
In this interview with Peter Robinson, Utah Senator Mike Lee says he doesn't believe Ronald Reagan should be forgotten, but that Conservatives need to look to the future for new, innovative policy prescriptions. Uncommon Knowledge is produced by the Hoover Institution.
When the Obama administration invoked the 1999 Kosovo intervention as a precedent in the run-up to the planned Syria invasion, I wrote a post that argued that Kosovo was not a precedent for lawful international action. The Kosovo intervention violated the
Ed Lazear, Stanford University's Graduate School of Business professor and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, digs into February's' employment number. Lazear says the total number of hours worked fallen since December.