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Jon Ward

A Day With The New Populists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Populism is fashionable in Washington these days. That's for good reason. Strong currents of dissatisfaction with the nation's capit...

A Compassionate and Holistic Economy, Where Local Is Global

Thierry Dufay | Posted 04.30.2014 | Impact
Thierry Dufay

What if we swap minimum wage with minimum existence? The essence should be a good and beautiful life. For people and for planet.

Jon Ward

We 'Should Be Expected To Love People,' Says Conservative Leader Who Hosted Dalai Lama

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Top Conservative Challenges GOP To 'Declare Peace On The Safety Net'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

Arthur Brooks, president of the conservative think tank the American Enterprise Institute, is challenging Republicans to reconsider their aversion to ...

A Brief Audit of Bill Gates' Common Core Spending

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

Bill Gates likes Common Core. So, he is purchasing it. In doing so, Gates demonstrates (sadly so) that when one has enough money, one can purchase fundamentally democratic institutions.

Ryan Grim

'The Most Complex And Intricate Web Of BS In The World'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sam Geduldig, a lobbyist with Clark, Lytle, Geduldig & Cranford, which represents corporate and Wall Street clients, was invited to disc...

Jennifer Bendery

Mitch McConnell Spars With Norm Ornstein: 'You've Been Consistently Wrong On Almost Everything'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) came to the American Enterprise Institute on Friday to give a speech on the First Amendme...

The Second Coming of King Canute and the Fate of Conservatism

Carl Pope | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green
Carl Pope

North Carolina is paving the way to make more of these nasty, irresolvable human tragedies inevitable. But is the counsel -- 'don't seek to stabilize the climate, plan for its chaos' -- sincere on the right?

Banks, Food, and Telecom: Break Them Up

Zephyr Teachout | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Zephyr Teachout

There was a lot of typical surface chatter yesterday -- the sequester, the Pope, BW (Bob Woodward), BW (Business Week), Groupon -- but under the surface something far more important was happening.

Saki Knafo

Is The Widely Cited Study That Defends Romney's Tax Plan Truly 'Nonpartisan'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

Republicans have been defending Mitt Romney's tax plan using an analysis from the American Enterprise Institute that was described in a recent Romney ...

'Green News Report' - May 8, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Billionai...

'Green News Report' - May 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's WAR!...

'Green News Report' - May 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Poll show...

Calling Progressive Economists Into the Public Square

David Coates | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
David Coates

It is the moment for all of us with the requisite skills to make a sustained contribution to the creation of a progressive economic consciousness in contemporary America. If we do not, and if we do not do it quickly, then heaven help us all after November 2012!

False Choices: Senator Warner's Plan to Adopt a Regulation, Drop a Regulation

Sidney Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sidney Shapiro

The presumption that we've got lots of useless regulation in place plays off of years of conservative rhetoric about how regulatory red tape is choking American business. But this idea is divorced from reality.

Prolonged Housing Crisis Slows US Recovery

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Barry D. Wood

Professor Nouriel Roubini believes home prices will fall another 10% and that there is now a 40% chance that the economy will fall back into recession over the next 12 months.

Shadow Elite: Neocons Blast Back, On Israel's Behalf

Linda Keenan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Keenan

Cheney and the Neocons run the risk of backfiring in terms of Israel. Despite the insistence that Israel is a security asset to the U.S., some say it's time for the U.S. to ask itself whether Israel might now be a "strategic liability."

Hey, Mrs. Frum -- It's a Long Way Down

Trish Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trish Wood

Danielle Crittenden's shameless attempt to re-brand her Iraq War-hawk husband as warm and fuzzy is as transparent as the beleaguered Richard Nixon's desperate invocation of Checkers.

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...

David Frum, AEI SPLIT: Conservative's Position 'Terminated' By Major Think Tank

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

See late updates below... Former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum has resigned from the right-wing American Enterprise Institute, Frum announ...

Dispatches from the Dark Side

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

In Cheneyland, the terrorists attack us because of the "values we profess." Cheney's ideology is -- as always -- extremely immature, cruel, and myopic.

Cheney Revealed As A Terminator During Latest Speech

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

As you will see, during Cheney's speech, a malfunction of some sort caused a small explosion which caused the Cheney-Borg's flesh-like covering to melt, thus revealing the endoskeleton hidden beneath.

The CIA "War" on Bush: The New Neocon Ploy

Marc Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marc Cooper

Who knew? Forget about the War On Terrorism. Now it's all about the CIA "war" on the Bush administration. If we don't have the Iranian Mullahs to kick around anymore, let's blame it all on the Boys from Langley.

Ex-Bush Speechwriter Frum "Terrified" By Current GOP Landscape

NY Times | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former speechwriter for President Bush, you're surprisingly critical of him in your new ...

Neocon Scholar: "I Don't Mind If We Bomb [Iran] Next Month Or The Month After"

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AEI scholar Joshua Muravchik has consistently pushed for war with Iran. In Nov. 2006, for example, Muravchik wrote an LA Times op-ed called simply, "B...