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Joe Biden’s Pro-Market Agenda

For free-marketeers, government is always the bad guy. As President Ronald Reagan memorably put it in his first inaugural address,

The Variant Threat Is Real

It has now been 18 months since the SARS-CoV-2 virus was first sequenced in China. Within a month, the World

The Return of Inflation?

After many years of low inflation, prices have risen almost everywhere in recent months. Energy and commodities have been leading

Forgotten Latin America

Thousands of Cubans took to the streets last weekend to protest food and medicine shortages – the biggest display of

The Power of Market Design

In 2010, the United States faced a challenging allocation problem. Demand was surging for a resource vital to daily life,

Biden’s Afghan Blunder

Afghanistan is on the brink of catastrophe, and it is US President Joe Biden’s fault. By overruling America’s top generals

Inequality and the Macron Commission

The advanced economies will bounce back more quickly from the COVID-19 pandemic than low-income countries. Still, they face an important

If Afghanistan Falls

On July 2, the US military handed control of the vast Bagram Air Base to the Afghan government. US troops

The Perils of Paradigm Economics

“The era of big government is over,” then-US President Bill Clinton proclaimed in 1996. But President Joe Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar spending

Is America Losing the Digital-Currency Race?

America’s global position is slipping. The reign of the dollar is waning as China, Russia, and other potentially hostile countries

MAGA Maoism

How does former US President Donald Trump still command the Republican Party’s complete allegiance? Everyone knows he has terrible judgment

Transforming Education After the Pandemic

As many countries cautiously reopen classrooms, schools remain crucial barometers of our progress toward ending the COVID-19 crisis. We need

The Added Value of Vaccination

More than six months after the first COVID-19 vaccines became available, it should be clear to everyone that vaccines alone

The End of Globalization as We Know It

For most people, globalization has for decades been another name for across-the-board liberalization. Starting mainly in the 1980s, governments allowed

Unlocking Girls’ Potential Through Technology

When COVID-19 first appeared, some called it the “great equalizer,” because viruses do not discriminate according to socioeconomic factors. But

The G7 Vaccine Charade

In a recent essay on Samantha Power, President Joe Biden’s new administrator of the United States Agency for International Development,

The Chinese Economy’s Great Wall

As we move through 2021, there are more signs of a return to pre-pandemic normalcy, at least in countries not

The End of the Islamic Republic

Iran’s presidential election on June 18 was the most farcical in the history of the Islamic regime – even more

Biden Is Back, America Isn’t

America is back. That was the key message US President Joe Biden sought to convey during his first trip abroad

After the Biden-Putin Geneva summit: Of President’s dilemma and confrontational…

Was the, with little expectations, but a lot of combinations and nervousness, awaited summit of the Presidents of America and