From 2000 to 2010, African-Americans left America’s biggest blue cities in record numbers for more conservative cities. Blue cities increasingly work only for the affluent.
More than 50 countries are fighting back against tax evasion by signing a new international deal. It’s good news—and will be made all the better if countries use the money they gain for much-needed domestic reforms.
Some lessons for today’s public health crises from the storied past of Ellis Island Immigrant Health Hospital.
The crisis has been averted, but only temporarily. Meanwhile, Putin retains the ability to throw Ukraine into political and military crisis whenever he likes.
A review of 27 opinion polls on the ACA shows a public that likes neither the law nor the campaign to repeal it. That’s prime opportunity for politicians who can stake out some kind of middle ground—no matter how incoherent that position seems to dueling liberals and conservatives.
The final ruling in Stockton’s bankruptcy case came down today: The city’s plan is acceptable, and its payments to CalPERS won’t be cut.
Scientists are coming out in droves in favor of genetically modified organisms. This week, a prominent British research council and a group of leading plant scientists both advocated for smarter policymaking more favorable to GM research.
Here’s the video of Francis Fukuyama speaking about his new book Political Order and Political Decay yesterday at Johns Hopkins-SAIS! Be sure to catch the subsequent discussion moderated by TAI editor Adam Garfinkle.
Small businesses are increasingly dropping health insurance for their employees, pushing those workers onto the public exchanges. That will increase the number of subsidies the federal government will issue, raising the cost of the law for the taxpayer.
OPEC’s Secretary General recently claimed that U.S. shale production would be the first to feel the effects of lower oil prices, but the breakeven numbers tell a different story.