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Arthur Brooks, President of the American Enterprise Institute discusses actions to achieve Inclusive Capitalism

Inclusive Capitalism | Posted 09.09.2016 | Business
Inclusive Capitalism

Arthur C. Brooks President, American Enterprise Institute I can still remember my first glimpse of real poverty. One day as a young boy I was flipping...

Embarrassing Dad Places Full-Page Ad To Find Adult Son A Wife

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.23.2016 | Fifty

If you thought your meddling parents made your dating life hell, just be glad you aren't Baron Brooks. The 48-year-old Salt Lake City businessman coul...

Hate Is Our True Enemy

Living Room Conversations | Posted 07.17.2016 | Impact
Living Room Conversations

Today, I want to urge you to actively seek out the most contentious, polarized, gridlocked places you can find. Because so often, throughout our history, those have been the places where progress really happens.

How to Combat Child Poverty in the U.S.

Bruce Lesley | Posted 05.28.2016 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

It's not something that just afflicts people of one color or ethnicity. It's striking families who never imagined that they could find themselves telling their kids that they don't have any food or that the electricity has been shut off.

Watch: The Conscience of a Compassionate Conservative

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Politicians in Washington, D.C., seem to have stopped talking -- and listening -- to their colleagues across the aisle, contributing to our virtually deadlocked Congress. While Washington appears to have stopped their conversations, I decided to start a new one.

Howard Fineman

Why Washington Fails The Third Metric And What Some Locals Are Doing About It | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's capital is not a happy or well place, Arthur Brooks has concluded. He should know. A pioneer in "happiness studies," Bro...

Jon Ward

Conservatives Clash: Battle The Wicked Or Fight For The Needy? | Jon Ward | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The placement of a Barack Obama figurine in a urinal at a conference for Christian conservatives Friday captured why these gatherings ha...

Envy and Jealousy? Gag Me With a Silver Spoon

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Michael Winship

The argument goes that instead of being jealous, we all should be working in harmony together to create jobs and opportunity. Problem is, the deeply rich talk about building the economy but do almost nothing about it.

Jon Ward

We 'Should Be Expected To Love People,' Says Conservative Leader Who Hosted Dalai Lama | Jon Ward | Posted 02.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "'I write articles for The Huffington Post.' That's so boring!" Arthur Brooks exclaims. Brooks, the head of the American Enterprise ...

Fairness and the Occupy Movement Revisited

Jeffrey Sachs | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Sachs

Across the ideological spectrum, we all agree on the need to end crony capitalism. But let us also work together not to cripple government but to make it work for all Americans.

'Competing Visions Are Not Reconcilable'

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The premise of The Battle is that America is fighting a "culture war," but this culture war is not over social issues--it is over economic ones. A cul...

What Does a Vote for a GOP Candidate in November Really Mean?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

A vote for the GOP in November will be a vote for the richest one percent of the country at the expense of the rest of us. And it will be a vote for the kind of fear that we, as a country, would eventually come to regret.

David Frum, AEI: Frum Explains His Dismissal, Responds To Charles Murray

FrumForum | March 26th, 2010 at 6:35 Pm by David Frum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After my dismissal from AEI Thursday, I posted in this space my letter of resignation. I declined television interviews, but I did speak to print jour...

Even Smart Conservatives Have Jumped the Shark

David Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Callahan

Arthur C. Brooks is not only president of the American Enterprise Institute, the right's most influential think tank, he is also among the smartest in...

Nicholas Kristoff is Wrong

Elaine Petrocelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elaine Petrocelli

Unlike Madoff, few of us can give huge sums to a designated charity that will enable us to get into an exclusive country club where we can meet the right business contacts.

Don't Worry, Says the American Enterprise Institute -- Be Happy!

Andrea Batista Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Batista Schlesinger

I'm not surprised that the new head of the American Enterprise Institute is an expert on happiness. They must need a dose. It is the home, after all,...