Recent Op-Eds

The German Economy Needs Reforms, Not More Spending

By Dalibor Rohac. CNSNews.com. October 22, 2014.

Regardless of what one thinks is the proportion of demand- and supply-side factors behind Germany’s current economic malaise, more government spending is the wrong answer.

Bipartisan Corporate Welfare

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). October 22, 2014.

Michael Tanner is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and the author of Leviathan on the Right: How Big-Government Conservatism Brought Down the Republican Revolution.

In China, Law Isn’t Winning

By Xia Yeliang. Foreign Policy. October 21, 2014.

There’s no possibility of open criticism of the anti-corruption campaign, as both the party and the state apparatus tightly control speech in the name of social stability.

Keep Your Eye on Swaziland

By Marian L. Tupy. National Interest (Online). October 21, 2014.

Africa’s last absolute monarchy could be ripe for big changes ahead that could help its people—if the Swazi government follows up its words with actions.