Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) has introduced legislation he dubbed the “Trust-Busting for the Twenty-First Century Act.” It has no cosponsors and no companion bill in the House of Representatives. Perhaps others in Congress are skeptical. If they are, it would be for good reason: The proposed law would damage the people it purports to help.
James Pethokoukis and Mauro F. Guillén
How will the world have changed by 2030? Will climate change cripple future economic progress? How will aging populations affect the economy? Is the next century going to be a Chinese century or an American one? Recently on the podcast, Mauro Guillén and I discussed these topics and more.
In December 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the feasibility of allowing satellite and terrestrial commercial operations in the 12.2–12.7-gigahertz (GHz) spectrum band.
James Pethokoukis, Scott Lincicome
To what extent should the US government intervene in the economy to promote specific innovations and industries? Is the Chinese economic threat severe enough to warrant such actions? How will this debate play out within the Biden administration? Recently, I explored these questions and more with Scott Lincicome.
Last week, the Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited ruling in the copyright fight between Google and Oracle, a decision that figures to provide modestly more room for computer programmers to operate.
On April 11, 2021, a blackout struck Iran’s Natanz nuclear enrichment facility causing it severe damage a day after President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated new, more advanced centrifuges in contravention of Iran’s nuclear agreements. Iranian nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif labelled the episode “nuclear terrorism.”
The Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy (SNUMA) is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the North Las Vegas city government and an innovation-focused education nonprofit to create microschools, operated entirely outside of incumbent public school systems and designed specifically as an in-person solution for city families to counter pandemic learning loss.
It wasn’t so long ago — just a few months really — that there was plenty of pundit musing about whether America was a failing or even failed state.
Alan D. Viard
On March 5, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) updated its long-run budget outlook, providing policymakers and the public with another reminder of the nation’s looming fiscal imbalance.