Recent Op-Eds

The Obscure Shipping Law Leaving New Englanders in the Cold

By Colin Grabow. Real Clear Policy. January 18, 2019.

At the same time the United States has emerged as one of the world’s largest exporters of liquified natural gas, by law, none of it can be transported by ship to New England - or anywhere else in the country.

The Deceptive Lure of Carlsonomics

By Michael D. Tanner. National Review (Online). January 16, 2019.

By turning against markets, Tucker Carlson, Trump, and their fellow populists are turning against the single best tool for improving the lives of poor and working-class Americans.

A Failure to Adjust

By Scott Lincicome. The Bulwark. January 15, 2019.

Labor market and cultural disruptions—including those that result from import competition—are real. They are important. But pretending that there was a better trade policy choice than liberalization is just manifestly misguided.