Competence doesn’t win elections: bribery does. This is the central lesson in The Dictator’s Handbook, a book which studies politics in terms of interpersonal relationships and incentive structures, as opposed to vague social trends and ideological dogma—and it’s . . .
Too often the tariff debate is fought along economic lines: will tariffs create jobs or will they funnel wealth into dying industries? This line of reasoning is fundamentally flawed. Economics and politics—wealth and power—are inseparable, . . .
Remember when Bill Kristol said the Iraq War would last two months? It (officially) lasted nine years and cost Americans over $2 trillion—and we’re still there. How about when Kristol boldly stated that Barack Obama . . .
Science Confirms: Conservatives are More Attractive than Liberals Researchers at Illinois State University have finally answered the age old question: who’s more attractive, conservatives or liberals? The answer? Conservatives are, on average, more attractive. As . . .
Americans are Against Mass Immigration—So Why Can’t Congress Pass Immigration Reform? According to a new Harvard-Harris poll, 81 percent of Americans want a reduction in immigration levels to 1 million or lower. Last year over . . .
71 Percent of Belgians Think Islam is Incompatible With Their Society According to a new study, the vast majority of native Belgians feel “more and more invaded” by Islamic immigrants, and think Islam is “not . . .
As a Law Student, Obama Wrote Paper Saying that Trump is the American Dream Despite holding no elected position, former president Barack Obama has remained an active voice in US, and global politics since President . . .
Debunking The “Immigrants Will Pay For Our Pensions” Myth The Democrats used to be the party of the working class: they supported trade unions and believed in the welfare state. Their goal was to soften . . .
Poll: Americans Against Affirmative Action for College Admissions—Have Been for Decades In light of the current debate over affirmative action on college campuses, it’s worth looking at what ordinary Americans actually think. Polling data from . . .