mead cohen berger shevtsova garfinkle michta grygiel blankenhorn
The Wage Debate
The Wage Debate
© Getty Images
The Immorality of a $15 Minimum

The right to work—to enjoy the fruits of one’s own labor—is a core part of human dignity. A “moral” public policy would be aimed at ensuring that as many people as possible are able to find jobs.

Via Meadia Icon
Recent Via Meadia
Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

© The American Interest LLC 2005-2016 About Us Masthead Submissions Advertise Customer Service