Americans are spending more and more on education, but those investments are delivering ever-more measly returns.
Making America’s infrastructure great again will take more than political will and money.
Is Metro in a slow spiral to obsolescence?
An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.
Déjà vu all over again.
Christie is right to see waste in infrastructure, but his strategy for combatting it isn’t working.
The Acela is yet another case study in why U.S. infrastructure is so bad.
Despite historically low interest rates, state and local investment in infrastructure is flagging.
But he (like Clinton) would do nothing to address the fact that U.S. infrastructure is too expensive and too shoddily-constructed.
Today’s arguments for infrastructure investments could as easily have been made—and indeed were made—every year since the recession. Why would they be more persuasive now?
The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.
No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.
TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.
Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.
Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.
…and that may not be such a bad thing.