Biden’s Industrial Policy Flop

“I will make no apologies that we are investing to make America strong. Investing in American innovation, in industries that will define

Inflation Surges in January

After eight rate hikes from the Federal Reserve in the last year and declining inflation during the back half of 2022, many

Forging Modernity or Freedom?

An interesting and well-written new book about the deep historical causes of modern economic growth, Forging Modernity, is about to appear from

Treating Adults like Children

New Zealand recently passed a law permanently prohibiting the sale of tobacco to anyone born on or after January 1, 2009. That’s

The Childishness of Wokeism

Wokeness features too many flaws even to list – never mind to discourse upon – in an essay of reasonable length. But

Seek Symmetry

Noncompete agreements, wherein an employee agrees not to work for a company’s competitors for some period of time after leaving the company’s

FDR’s Raw Deal for African Americans

Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigns at Soldier’s Field, Chicago, Illinois. Source: Flickr The American Institute for Economic Research was formed 90 years ago to