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Arthur Brooks

Envy and Jealousy? Gag Me With a Silver Spoon

Michael Winship | Posted 03.25.2014 | 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

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 ...

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,...