The State of Black Progress in 2024

February 28th, 2024 7:15 PM

As part of Black History Month 2024, my organization, CURE, Center for Urban Renewal and Education, has announced the release of “The State of Black Progress,” published by Encounter Books. This is a follow-up to “The State of Black America,” published by CURE in 2022. The objective of these tomes is to showcase first-class scholarship to paint a comprehensive picture for thinking much…


AEI: Online CENSORSHIP Threatens to Revise History as We Know It

October 18th, 2022 4:30 PM

Suppressing so-called “misinformation” and “disinformation” online about topics like climate change could whitewash the historical record.

Big Business Loves Big Government

July 8th, 2021 6:41 PM

Politicians say they pass laws to “protect Americans from big business.” People like hearing that. Many don't like big business. Unfortunately, most people don't realize that those laws often help big business while hurting consumers. “Big business and big government are not enemies like a lot of people think they are,” says American Enterprise Institute fellow Tim Carney in my new video. “…

Twitter CEO Pledges to Focus $1B on UBI After Coronavirus Disarmed

April 8th, 2020 3:44 PM
Move over big government! One Big Tech leader is the latest mover and shaker of liberalism now. Twitter and Square head Jack Dorsey pledged a whopping 28 percent of his wealth to help fund coronavirus relief, and promised the rest to girl’s health and education and Universal Basic Income (UBI). Failed Democratic presidential primary candidate Andrew Yang, whom Dorsey mourned over when he left the…

Bloomberg Finds Warren’s Tax Would Have Seized Half the Rich’s Wealth

September 11th, 2019 2:20 PM
When 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Elizabeth Warren first proposed an annual wealth tax, she claimed it would be just “a little piece,” “a little portion” of the “bazillion” they’ve made.New evidence from her own economists revealed that her constitutionally-challenged two percent (or higher) annual wealth tax would take far more than a little. Try half or more.

Why Socialism Fails

March 15th, 2019 10:40 AM
One of the rotten fruits produced by what passes for today's American education system is the ignorance some young people have about socialism. According to a new Harris Poll given exclusively to Axios, the news and information website, Generation Z (comprised of those born in 1995 or later), “has a more positive view of the word ‘socialism’ than previous generations, and — along with millennials…

NYT's Lyall Keeps Tabs on 'Stealthy and Dangerous' Pro-Brexit Boris

September 16th, 2018 2:04 PM
New York Times reporter Sarah Lyall, fiercely anti-Brexit, has made it a pastime to belittle iconoclastic, shock-haired Conservative Party politician and Brexit proponent Boris Johnson, which she does in Sunday’s paper: “Witty and Shameless, He Aims to Run Britain – A Populist, Johnson Fits Trump’s Mold.” One can assume that the comparison to Trump is not intended as a compliment. She informed…

MSNBC Guest Laments Small States Having a Large Voice in U.S. Senate

December 1st, 2017 3:48 PM
On the Thursday edition of MSNBC’s All In, guest and longtime American Enterprise Institute scholar Norm Ornstein showed his elitist disdain for the Founding Fathers and our constitutional government, bemoaning how less than half the U.S. population has a “super majority or close to it” in the U.S. Senate. 

‘Spurious’ But Accurate? NYT Uses Straw Man to Fight Gun Chart

October 4th, 2017 11:12 AM
The mass shooting in Las Vegas has led to liberal media prodding for gun control, even infecting so called fact-checking features, like the recently established one in the New York Times. Resident checker Linda Qiu penned “Do More Guns Really Mean Fewer Gun Murders? Not Exactly.” Qiu tried to refute a chart from the “conservative-leaning” American Enterprise Institute that suggested there was no…

Chelsea Handler’s Call for Laws Against Racist Humor Bashed on Twitter

August 7th, 2017 9:36 PM
Liberal comedian Chelsea Handler is known for slamming people who disagree with her politics, but she went over the top on Sunday, August 6, when she suggested that it would be “nice 2 have laws here for people who think racism is funny." The host of the Chelsea program on the Netflix pay cable television channel made the remark after she learned that “2 Chinese guys were arrested in Berlin for…

‘Abuse of Power’: CEI Ad Slams Democratic AG’s in Exxon Investigation

May 20th, 2016 11:15 AM
After activist attorneys general targeted a major oil company and conservative groups for their climate change views, one of the groups hit back hard, publicly accusing the AG’s of abusing their legal authority. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) took out an ad in The New York Times on May 18, 2016, and slammed the liberal attorneys general for “unlawful” intimidation. The ad, which…

Media: Perfect Storm of Sandy, Obama Re-Election a Chance to Push Carb

November 14th, 2012 3:06 PM
The media will never let a disaster – or a favorable (to them) election – go to waste. So the last month has been propitious for them. Combine Hurricane Sandy and the presidential election with the looming fiscal cliff, and the media have the perfect opportunity to push for a carbon tax. The New York Times claimed that “economists of diverse viewpoints concur that if the international…