The French election was a familiar battle between the city and the heartland.
The French election was a familiar battle between the city and the heartland

Capital versus countryside in France's election

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Bruce Mccoy
Slashing the corporate rate from 35 to 15 percent would shrink all of those distortions in one fell swoop, but...
Slashing the corporate rate from 35 to 15 percent would shrink all

Getting to a 15 Percent Corporate Tax Rate Will Require Hard Choices

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Stephen Watson
Travis Hanson
James Taber
While it was pitched as a way to help lower income students, AEI Research Analyst Preston Cooper argues that free college helps the rich far more than it helps the poor.
Michael Monterastelli
America's economy leaves China in the dust, but Beijing is winning in Asia because of its military.
Americas economy leaves China in the dust but Beijing is winning in

China seeks to surpass US influence in Asia

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Congress passed Title II back in the 1930s. Forget the internet — this was before most Americans had *television*.
Congress passed Title II back in the 1930s Forget the internet this

A win for the internet: The FCC wants to repeal Title II net neutrality regulations

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Sheila Hager
Robert Demler
Dave Perry
100 days into his presidency, President Trump has been far more conventional than many dared hope.
100 days into his presidency President Trump has been far more conventional

On foreign policy, Trump has become — gasp — a normal president | Danielle Pletka

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Michael Monterastelli
Steven Clark
Steve Krug
For $10 a month, the average American now has access to more music than large radio stations would have had years ago.
For 10 a month the average American now has access to more

Low-cost digital music takes over and makes us all 'music millionaires'

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Russell J. Coller Jr.
Michael J. Pratt
Dave Wu
As drugs become more focused, more people are finding themselves on costlier medicines. At the same time, they also find themselves paying more of their drug bills out of pocket as insurance changes, and the result can be significant hardship. Here's a plan to fix it.
As drugs become more focused more people are finding themselves on costlier

A fair plan for fairer drug prices | Dr. Scott Gottlieb

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Tim Quilty
President Trump plans to release his tax reform proposal this week. A key question is how much assistance to low-income families will be included.
President Trump plans to release his tax reform proposal this week A

Will President Trump’s tax plan support work among low-income families?

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Dawn A. Charron
Chris Manc
Donald Roe
This implicit government guarantee is the true source of the “too big to fail” problem.
This implicit government guarantee is the true source of the “too big to fail” problem

Big banks will always be too big, Glass-Steagall or not

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Justin Escher Alpert
Jim Gibbons
Sean Monaghan
Agricultural special interests have decades of practice in raiding the public purse, and it's only getting worse.
Agricultural special interests have decades of practice in raiding the public purse

Big Cotton is planting the seeds for more subsidies

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Eric Schwennesen
Dawn A. Charron
With the prospect of a government shutdown looming, AEI’s Political Corner updated a chart Gallup produced after the 1995–1996 shutdown to include data from the 2013 shutdown.
With the prospect of a government shutdown looming AEIs Political Corner updated

Shutdown statistics

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America needs to think differently about unemployment.
America needs to think differently about unemployment

The CAN DO of work

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"...An inordinate focus on potential discrimination is neither healthy nor helpful. It’s not healthy, because it causes women to view men as oppressors and men to view women as a lawsuit waiting to happen."
An inordinate focus on potential discrimination is neither healthy nor helpful Its

"What's Your Major": Another Blow to the So-Called Gender Pay Gap

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Peter Johnson
Susan Brady
Susan Brady
Do you live in a bubble?

There exists a new upper class that’s completely disconnected from the average white American and American culture at large, argues Charles Murray.

Take this 25-question quiz, based on a similar one published in Murray’s 2012 book, “Coming Apart: The State of White America 1960-2010,” to find out just how thick your bubble is.
Do you live in a bubble There exists a new upper class

Do you live in a bubble? A quiz

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Tom McMorrow
Diane Wojtkowiak
Karen Keil
The GOP vote is holding up in less-educated areas, but the affluent suburbs are suddenly competitive.
The GOP vote is holding up in lesseducated areas but the affluent

How to read this year's special elections

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Floyd Woodcock
Dan Fitzgerald
Chris Manc
With France’s most pivotal election looming, what might a Le Pen or a Macron presidency mean for the future of the country? Dalibor Rohac explains.
The CBO failed to predict the tax-reform boom of the 1980s and the weak recovery in recent years.
The CBO failed to predict the taxreform boom of the 1980s and

Do you want Reagan's economy or Obama's?

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Don Gulledge
Senad Hasanagic
Chris Herdelin
What does it mean for corporate taxes to be "destination-based" instead of "origin-based"? Stan Veuger explains.

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Donald Cassidy
Mary Ann Tierno-Langelle
Sean Monaghan
How has a nation with “Go west, young man!” knitted into its DNA become a land of immobile workers & mobile retirees?
How has a nation with Go west young man knitted into its

Young Americans aren't moving like they used to

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JH Kendall
Fran Goode Akridge
Kenneth Bishop