Trump’s Gifts to Merkel and Macron
The U.S. President did not go to Europe planning to punish Britain, reward Germany and promote France. But that is exactly what he did.
Unintended Consequences “Ban the Box” Doesn’t Work
Add the phrase to the pantheon of alliterative social justice slogans that sound appealing but collapse under scrutiny.
Unintended Consequences When Liberal Goals Collide
Generous family leave policies advocated by university feminists seem to have backfired spectacularly.
Unintended Consequences War on McDonald’s Harms the Poor
The offensive against franchises won’t just destroy opportunities for workers—it will hollow out the communities where these restaurants are actually an important source of social capital.
Unintended Consequences Another Green Policy Backfires
Homeowners that participated in a federal green financing program are having trouble selling their houses in California.
Unintended Consequences A Pushy China Brings Neighbors Together
Japan gets cozy with Australia and the Philippines: yet more evidence that China’s increasingly assertive regional strategy is pushing its neighbors into each others’ hands.