With the demise of the Bretton Woods system in 1971, countries around the world began to open their markets to foreign investment, and the U.S. dollar emerged as the reserve Read more…
Buried within the Democrats’ multi-trillion-dollar reconciliation package is a provision to extend the recently expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) to undocumented immigrants. This would be a grave mistake, and I say that as both a supporter of the CTC expansion and as a proponent of more liberal immigration.
Addressing our fertility and family-formation crises will require us to push the boundaries of family policy and embrace a whole-of-society approach.
Let’s peg the federal minimum wage to state median wages.
Democrats and Republicans alike should feel free to contradict their putative leaders, for they contain multitudes.
Far from being on a censorship slipper-slope, Big Tech will soon lose their ability to confine our interactions altogether.
“Checks” risks becoming the rallying cry for a hollow form of populism, one that seeks to merely extract value for the masses rather than build something new and permanent.
The pandemic has placed an enormous burden on the lives of parents and children in particular.
International evidence shows Paid Family Leave programs can boost fertility rates.
The 1990s called. They want Judy Shelton’s bankrupt ideology back.
Fake news pales in its power to real news presented with misleading frequency.
Save for the Civil Rights Act, no single federal policy or program has done more to advance racial equity than Social Security.
It’s more nuanced than you think.
“We are conservatives, and conservatives believe in supporting families directly.”
A Response to Ganesh Sitaraman
Reshoring strategies can only go so far without investment in America’s skilled workforce.
The decline in American manufacturing hurt workers of every racial background.
My American Compass co-blogger, Michael Lind, likes to portray America’s development as a tug of war between the ideals of Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson — nation builders and industrialists on the one hand, and laissez-faire localists on the other.