On the Newsstand:Heritage Foundation

/ September 16, 2010 10:09 am

The Emperors Have No Disclose

It was a little skirmish in a summer of big political battles. But the defeat of the DISCLOSE Act, a modest campaign finance reform measure pushed by President Obama and the Democrats, might have lasting importance. If Congress can’t even require transparency of the corporations that fund our elections, what hope is there of diminishing the power of money in ... Read More

/ May 10, 2010 10:39 pm

An Assault on the Defense of Manliness

Sometimes the only way to properly criticize someone with ridiculous views is to quote them at length, and then, channeling Seth and Amy from “Saturday Night Live,” say with as much surprise and disdain as one can muster, “Really?!” I found myself saying “Really?!” a lot this morning when I read Rachel Wagley’s “defense of manliness” in the Harvard Crimson. ... Read More

/ April 17, 2010 2:41 pm

Of Burqas and Rosaries

The EU’s Islamic Identity Crisis

/ March 31, 2010 4:42 pm

Africa Open for Business

A critical look at China’s investment in Africa

and / March 23, 2010 11:36 am

Putting a Price on Climate Change

Copenhagen postmortem and the question of climate aid.

and / March 8, 2010 3:03 pm

Unfulfilled Promise

Evaluating the first year of the Obama presidency

and / December 20, 2009 11:00 pm

Brazil on the World Stage

Can Latin America's largest country rise above the hurdles?

/ December 20, 2009 8:18 pm

Regulating an Industry Without Really Trying

Boring is best in financial reform

/ December 20, 2009 8:06 pm

Clean Energy, Dirty Politics

The difficulty of green job promotion

/ November 24, 2009 4:38 am

Reassessing Plan Colombia

Turning from the coca fields to the cocaine market While anti-drug policy rarely makes headlines in American politics today, the issue dominates politics in Colombia. The South American country is a hotbed for cultivation of the coca plant, the key ingredient in cocaine production. As of 2007, the Office of National Drug Policy reported that 167,000 hectares of the country’s ... Read More

/ November 17, 2009 1:22 am

Hard Corps: Iran’s Revolutionary Guard

A closer look at shifting power dynamics in Iran   The election crisis in Iran this summer riveted the world with scenes of dramatic demonstrations and a brutal crackdown that left hundreds dead. But the aftermath of the elections marked a subtle shift in the regime’s power structure: the ascent of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a central political ... Read More

/ May 24, 2009 3:15 am

Should Everyone Go To College?

Obama’s education plan Speaking at the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in March, President Obama called for reforming American education with the goal that we “once more [become] the envy of the world.” The president’s ambition is reflected in his proposed five-year, $2.5 billion Access and Completion Incentive Fund, which aims to create reliable pathways to college graduation for students ... Read More

/ April 5, 2009 4:09 pm

Russia’s Upper Hand

Georgia’s troubles in the aftermath of the Ossetia conflict The South Ossetia conflict last August was a tragic farce that ran its full course in barely a week, inviting paraphrasing Porfirio Diaz’s saying about Mexico; poor Georgia, so far from God and so close to Russia! In days, it re-established Russian superiority in the Caucasus and ignominiously ended the Bush-era ... Read More

/ March 4, 2009 8:26 am

Selling the American Dream

Reconciling perceptions and realities of economic mobility in America

/ March 3, 2009 6:45 pm

A Type of Justice

Judicial experience and Supreme Court nominations

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