Paul Rahe says it is easy to explain the nanny state, since there is a nanny in all of us. . . .
The President should take a page from Francois Mitterand. . . .
As we try to shake off the financial crisis, here's a bright idea...
Can his health care legislation get 60 votes? . . .
John Taylor describes what the government should and should not do in response to the financial crisis...
One of the curious features of the financial crisis of the past few weeks is that almost every lesson we think it has produced, it hasn't...
This month, the country is watching two experiments unfold...
Peter Suderman of Reason magazine has an excellent article in Politico on just how bad the Congressional Republicans have been at coming up with an alternative to ObamaCare.
Douglas Irwin, professor of economics at Dartmouth College, explains and defends free trade.
Discussing today's jobs report and what the nation needs to do to get back to work, with CNBC's John Harwood & Steve Liesman; Robert Reich, former Labor Secretary; Stephen Moore, Wall Street Journal editorial board; Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover Institution and Peter Navarro, University of California-Irvine. . . .
In the Age of Discontinuity, published by Harper & Row at the height of the Vietnam War and some 25 years after the end of World War Two, management guru Peter Drucker wrote about managing change when there is a total disconnect between the past as we perceive it and the present evolving into the future. . . .
Understanding the Federal Budget and Moving toward Economic Prosperity.
Everyone seems to need a narrative of good against evil -- even people who don't believe in God or in Satan. . . .
Greece this past weekend saw the worst rioting since the debt crisis began. . . .
Don't thank Republicans, business leaders or the media for saving the U.S. . . .
How well are our leaders — including Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke — managing the aftermath of the financial crisis? . . .
“He comes to Washington and tells me a sad story,” Franklin D. Roosevelt once said of New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia...
"To see what is in front of one's nose," George Orwell famously asserted, "needs a constant struggle."
"I run an approximately $20 billion dollar money management firm," Clifford Asness explained in a note that he circulated to friends and investors earlier this month...
Reporting on the agreement last week to close the state budget gap here in California, The New York Times adopted a tone of gloom and despair...