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The U.S. Should Welcome China's Young Elites Seeking Exit
In the wake of devastating Covid lockdowns, young and educated Chinese elites are looking for the exits. The U.S. should make it easier for them to escape. Alex Nowrasteh explains.
The Baby Formula Freakout’s Predictable Causes
Between trade restrictions and domestic regulatory hurdles, the supply crunch for baby formula in the U.S. has well-known causes. Gabriella Beaumont-Smith discusses how we got here.
Joe Biden Isn't Doing All He Can to Mitigate Inflation
The politics of inflation are not all that complicated. The incentive for political actors remains to reward constituencies to enhance electoral prospects. Scott Lincicome details how the Biden Administration could, but probably won't act on inflation. Related content: “Is President Biden Trying to Boost Inflation?” by Scott Lincicome, The Dispatch
Make Landowners Partners in Wildlife Protection
Landowners are often victims of wildlife conservation efforts rather than partners in the process. Megan Jenkins of the Center for Growth and Opportunity believes that can change.
An Alternative Case for Universal Basic Income
Is there a case to be made for universal basic income as a tool to get more brainpower off the sidelines? Economist Otto Lehto believes so.
The Trouble with Universal (Mandatory) Voting
Compelling your fellow Americans to go to the polls (or else) has several downsides. Walter Olson explains.