In a recent article in which they lament the timidity of modern economists, Eric Posner and Glen Weyl recently wrote: The upshot is that economics has played virtually no role in all the major political movements of the past half-century, including civil rights, feminism, anti-colonialism, the rights of sexual minorities, gun rights, antiabortion politics, and "family values" debates.
Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul discusses what people need to know about Putin, Garry Kasparov’s withering criticisms of Obama, problematic media discourse on Russia, and one Canadian’s leadership in maintaining the call for international order.
Even Adam Smith recognized national security as a possible justification for tariffs on strategically important commodities. But is it a good justification for tariffs on steel and aluminum in the 21st century when the United States has many potential sources of those two items? This month's Feature Article author, Jon Murphy, a fan of Adam Smith, says no.
Hoover Institution fellow Michael McFaul examines how the US/Russia relationship went from the thaw at the end of the Cold War to the current tensions over Syria, Ukraine, and interference in the 2016 elections.
A hundred years ago, World War I was entering its final phase. No one in either Berlin or London had set out to expend so vast a quantity of blood and treasure on four years of industrialized slaughter. As I argued 20 years ago in “The Pity of War,” World War I was perhaps the greatest error of modern history.
“Fox & Friends” defended President Donald Trump's controversial nominee for CIA Director, Gina Haspel, on Monday morning, days before she is set to face a potentially contentious Senate confirmation hearing this week.