Goodnight SunshineGermany is cutting solar-power subsidies because they are expensive and inefficient.
Leave Iraq to the IraqisThe nation’s political problems can’t be fixed by the presence of U.S. troops.
So Much Hot AirNegotiators achieved yet another hollow “breakthrough” in the latest round of climate talks.
A Timely PassingKim Jong-il’s death should spur the U.S. and China into a serious dialogue about the future of North Korea.
Why the Euro Is in PerilEurope’s leaders are complaining about what went wrong instead of thinking about what they can do right.
Empty Green PromisesWhy government attempts to encourage a “green economy” are almost always a bad idea.
The Global 99 PercentThe Occupy Wall Street protesters are part of a worldwide movement against inequality.
A Shot of MoneyShould regulators require banks to hold more capital to insure against another crisis?
Narrative Over NumbersIt has been a long time since Americans have been this depressed about the economy.
Is China More Powerful Than America?A fascinating new book argues that the United States has already been eclipsed as the world's dominant economic power.
The True Cost of 9/11Trillions and trillions wasted on wars, a fiscal catastrophe, a weaker America.
Too Big To JailWhy did the Obama administration agree to a "robo-signing" settlement that barely punishes the huge banks behind the foreclosure crisis?
Austerity. China. The Housing Market. The Middle East.Four reasons to stay gloomy about the global economy.
Don’t Believe the Good NewsConsumers are income-challenged, wealth-challenged, and debt-constrained. That doesn’t bode well for 2012.
Break Up the BanksIt makes no sense to keep bailing out bankers while demanding austerity for everyone else.
Going to ExtremesHow activists and the media distort climate reports to make global warming sound scarier than it is.
Europe’s Korean OptionWhat Europeans can learn from South Koreans about managing a financial crisis.
The Five Best Ways to Fight AIDSWhat happened when we asked economists to identify the most effective responses to the epidemic.
Spend, Spend, SpendThere is only one way out of the global recession, and government must lead the way.
A Better, Cheaper Way To Fight HIVBjørn Lomborg's new Copenhagen Consensus project to identify the most cost-effective ways to battle the disease.
Internet Name-CallingA new Web address system will confuse users and cost business, but Internet bureaucrats like it.