by | Jan 15, 2019

The American sugar program is a strong contender for the poster child for crony capitalism. And this year, it’s up for reauthorization. The sugar program in the United States is cronyistic in four main ways. First, the federal government sets…

by | Jan 11, 2019

Washington, D.C.’s swamp monster is like the mythical hydra from Greek and Roman mythology. When one head gets cut off, two grow in its place. At the start of the month, Congress worked in bipartisan fashion with the president to…

by | Jan 11, 2019

Washington, D.C.’s swamp monster is like the mythical hydra from Greek and Roman mythology. When one head gets cut off, two grow in its place. At the start of the month, Congress worked in bipartisan fashion with the president to…

by | Dec 19, 2018

Trusting any internet service or company with your data is always, at best, a calculated risk. On the one hand, the temptation of certain services, or the need for access to some information, or the lure of personal convenience, can…

by | Dec 13, 2018

Cybersecurity has become an increasingly important diplomatic and human rights issue, as states weaponize digital tools to oppress and suppress their people and violate the privacy of others around the world. This came to light on Friday, when the Frontiers…

by | Dec 5, 2018

For companies trying to bring potential life-saving products to the market, the least they can ask for is a responsive, timely bureaucracy.  Unfortunately, approving reduced harm technologies in a prompt manner seems to be beyond the ability of American regulatory…

by | Nov 29, 2018

President Trump cast doubts on a trade deal with China ahead of his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Argentina, saying it is “highly unlikely” he would agree with a request from Beijing to postpone…

by | Nov 29, 2018

If someone stole $100 from your wallet every month for 15 years, what would you do when you caught him? You would not say, “Stop stealing.” You would call the police and demand repayment. President Donald J. Trump should tell Chinese…

by | Nov 26, 2018

As leaders in Congress hammer down the details of the Farm Bill, they should use the Senate’s plan for rural broadband deployment that provides better safeguards against taxpayer waste. Farm Futures reports that negotiators in the House and Senate hope…

by | Nov 1, 2018

In a contest too close to call, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Stefanowski is running to slash Connecticut taxes and bring Trumponomics to the state. The nation is watching to see whether a fiscal reformer can sell Trump’s tax-cutting approach to…

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