Protectionism Is Theft Wrapped in Flags
Donald J. Boudreaux, FEE
Buyers will not bind themselves in this way in exchange for nothing.
Clinton’s anti-poverty plan
Angela Rachidi, AEI Ideas
One can’t help but think that Clinton missed an opportunity here. She failed to outline a vision for reducing poverty, preferring instead to lay out a few specific policy proposals that are popular with her core supporters, but won’t likely reduce poverty much.
Are these the last days of free trade?
Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post
Guess what? A President Trump could adopt his new trade agenda without any authorization from Congress — and this could trigger a global trade war and a deep U.S. recession. Policies that promise to make us stronger economically could do the opposite.
Report Reveals Public Support for School Reform, Disdain for Common Core
Evan Smith, Opportunity Lives
The report highlights how school reform remains very popular in the United States, with support for charter schools, merit pay for teachers and teacher tenure reform on the rise.