Recent Op-Eds

Rapid Buses Beat Rails

By Randal O’Toole. Baltimore Sun. July 31, 2014.

Baltimore and other cities should invest in high-speed bus systems rather than light rails.

China’s Risky Play in the U.S. Debt Market

By James A. Dorn. Caixin Online. July 31, 2014.

China has picked up the pace of its purchase of Treasuries, but both it and the United States would be better off if it relied less on the accompanying investment and export-led model.

Border Patrols Backfire

By Alex Nowrasteh. USA Today. July 30, 2014.

Tough immigration rules lock illegal migrants inside the USA as well as locking them out.

Dangerously Demagoguing Entitlements

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). July 30, 2014.

Republicans and Democrats are trying to score cheap points this year, but it’s a dishonest game.