Politics

Mandating EVs While Discouraging Mining is a Recipe for Disaster

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“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,” wrote the American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. This may prove no problem to the West’s climate-obsessed elites, who rail about the coming apocalypse, even while undermining the production of the very resources that would be essential if they are to have any chance to reach their cherished “net zero” utopia.  read more »

America's Blue States Are Faring Worse Under Joe Biden

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Logic may suggest that the parts of America performing well economically would be the first to back the President in office.  read more »

Indian Americans Are Finding Their Political Voice

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In a year of depressingly predictable election trends, the rise of biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy represents something of a breakthrough.  read more »

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Class, Nation, and the Future

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“Politics is really downstream from culture.” Andrew Breitbart’s assertion, echoing the ideas of the Marxist philosopher Antonio Gramsci, has become a watchword both for the Right and Left. This culture-first approach has fostered a politics  read more »

Report: How Will California Solve the Housing Crisis?

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This new report examines the housing crisis in California and strategies to create more housing at affordable price points. Below is a summary and a link to download the full report  read more »

New Jersey Challenges New York’s Cordon Fee Plan

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With federal approval of New York’s environmental assessment, most of the federal, state, and local obstacles to New York City’s cordon pricing plan — which almost everyone erroneously calls a congestion pricing plan  read more »

Debating Gavin Newsom Will Boost Ron DeSantis

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A potential face-off on Fox TV between Florida’s Ron DeSantis and California’s Gavin Newsom may not remind anyone of Lincoln versus Douglas, or even Kennedy and Nixon.  read more »

Meet the Woke Activists Behind the Roald Dahl Book Purge

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Over the weekend, the publisher Puffin announced that it had scrubbed language deemed “insensitive” and “non-inclusive” from the works of Roald Dahl, the classic children’s book author  read more »

Green Jobs at Ford and GM Will Cost

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Those “green” jobs you’ve been hearing about don’t come cheap.

Thanks to the staggering amounts of money that’s being doled out under the Inflation Reduction Act to incentivize the production of electric vehicles, America’s biggest automakers General Motors and Ford Motor Company are building battery factories.  read more »

Bidenomics Isn't Working

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With the announcement that inflation fell to 3% in June, the US President will no doubt be emboldened in his claim that Bidenomics — essentially a green-tinted government-led economy — is working.  read more »