They don’t have to prove they’re pure, effective, or even safe. Let’s fix that. By Henry I. Miller and David Longtin.
And if they put their new freedoms to work, they won’t even remain poor. By Gary S. Becker.
Want to boost growth and reduce inequality? Focus on education. By George P. Shultz and Eric A. Hanushek.
A recession is a terrible time to make major changes in the economic rules of the game. . . .
What do black Americans need in order to get ahead? A truly free market. By Walter E. Williams.
This clash of candidates is not about policies but about visions—and conservatives see more clearly. By Bruce S. Thornton.
Not quite. The new technology is promising, but environmentally risky.
Like all energy technologies, this promising new form of gas and oil extraction has drawbacks. We can manage them. By Richard A. Epstein.
During the 2004 presidential campaign, one principal plank of George W. Bush's domestic platform was reforming tort law, which includes class action lawsuits, asbestos liability, and medical malpractice liability. President Bush believes that tort law as it now stands permits trial lawyers to take advantage of good companies, driving up the costs of doing business for everyone. Others believe that existing tort law allows consumers to protect themselves against bad companies. Which is it? And should President Bush be given the tort reforms he wants? Peter Robinson speaks with David Davenport and Alan Morrison.
Newly released volumes of the Chiang Kai-shek diaries illuminate a pivotal moment: the generalissimo’s turning away from a command economy. By Tai-chun Kuo.