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American birth rates are low, and that’s a problem. There are two ways to increase the population: incentivize childbirth or incentivize immigration. While it’s beneficial that the new Covid-19 stimulus will include guaranteed income for parents ...

America Needs More Immigrants

American birth rates are low, and that’s a problem. There are two ways to increase the population: incentivize childbirth or incentivize immigration. While it’s beneficial that the new Covid-19 stimulus will include guaranteed income for parents ...

America has a debt problem, but the problem is not the debt itself. It’s the debt ceiling. A breach of the US debt ceiling would herald chaos. It is the only obstacle that might prevent the US from paying its debt payments on time. On a technical l...

The Other Ceiling That Needs to Shatter

America has a debt problem, but the problem is not the debt itself. It’s the debt ceiling. A breach of the US debt ceiling would herald chaos. It is the only obstacle that might prevent the US from paying its debt payments on time. On a technical l...

If Thomas Edison resurrected tomorrow and decided to inspect the American power grid, he would find everything up to his standards. In the 21st century, that’s a problem. The power grid is a climate, economic, and security issue. That means it’s ...

Fix the American Grid

If Thomas Edison resurrected tomorrow and decided to inspect the American power grid, he would find everything up to his standards. In the 21st century, that’s a problem. The power grid is a climate, economic, and security issue. That means it’s ...

The primary purpose of government is governance. The Senate filibuster precludes American governance. The filibuster is a method of delaying or blocking legislation in the Senate by endlessly continuing debate on an issue so that a vote can never be ...

The Filibuster Must Go

The primary purpose of government is governance. The Senate filibuster precludes American governance. The filibuster is a method of delaying or blocking legislation in the Senate by endlessly continuing debate on an issue so that a vote can never be ...

With over $7 trillion in assets under management, BlackRock is the world’s largest investment management firm. So, when BlackRock CEO Larry Fink released his annual letter to CEOs, Wall Street reacted intensely. The letter was about risk and “the...

ESG Factors: Investing in the Future

With over $7 trillion in assets under management, BlackRock is the world’s largest investment management firm. So, when BlackRock CEO Larry Fink released his annual letter to CEOs, Wall Street reacted intensely. The letter was about risk and “the...