• The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France, February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

    Amazon HQ2: Cities Should Stop Wasting Money on Corporate Handouts

    By Matthew Mitchell and Michael Farren

    Amazon recently announced plans to open a second world headquarters, and with the company asking for bids by October 19, more than 100 cities are climbing over each other, shouting “Take my money!”...

  • A gas truck arrives after delivering gasoline following Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

    The New Deal Roots of Puerto Rico’s Power and Debt Crises

    To understand why Puerto Rico has an inefficient state-owned energy utility, and a bloated public sector generally, one must go back to the days of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, when errant New Deal...

  • What Pro-Worker Tax Reform Should Look Like

    By Jeff Spross, TheWeek.com

    On Wednesday, President Trump and congressional Republicans released their long-awaited tax reform plan. Unsurprisingly, it was rather short on details. But the broad strokes are clear enough: fewer...

  • FILE PHOTO: Gary Cohn, U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, steps from Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., August 30,  2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

    Tax Reform: Will Trump Really Stand Up to Special Interests?

    By Matthew Mitchell and Tad DeHaven

    In laying out his principles for tax reform at a recent speech in Missouri, President Trump called for a tax code that is “simple, fair, and easy to understand.” The president correctly noted that...

  • Why We Need a Yelp for the Marijuana Market

    By Christopher Koopman and Thomas Savidge

    To end the stalemate between the federal government and the states over marijuana policy, Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) has proposed a bill that would legalize the drug at the federal level and incentivize...