Extreme global poverty is rapidly declining, but 84% of Americans don’t realize it
James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas
Free trade and global investment aren’t just economic priorities, they’re moral ones. It’s an important aspect missing from the current American political debate on trade and globalization.
What Was the Greatest Era for Innovation? A Brief Guided Tour
Neil Irwin, New York Times
Which was a more important innovation: indoor plumbing, jet air travel or mobile phones?
How authoritarian socialism caused Venezuela’s collapse
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Week
Venezuela’s economy is in freefall. It’s probably the worst in the world — literally. T
The US has raised its import duties on Chinese steelmakers by more than fivefold after accusing them of selling their products below market prices.