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Join us for the Policy Simulation Library DC meeting hosted by AEI’s Open Source Policy Center to learn how computational simulation models are used to inform public policy decision-making.

Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH), AEI’s Michael Rosen, and an expert panel will discuss recent patent law developments and the American intellectual property system.

Perhaps it’s time to set aside politics and recognize Iran for what it is? Perhaps it’s time for the president to make clear his administration’s strategy and endgame? For, you know, the good of the nation.

Every problem doesn’t demand a Washington policy response. That sort of reactiveness can make things worse. This is especially the case when the problem really isn’t much of a problem at all.

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Proposals to replace the existing mix of public and private health financing with a fully nationalized government system (“Medicare for All”) fail to address fundamental problems of high cost, overutilization, and inefficiency.

Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro and his wife Michelle wave as they drive past before his swear-in ceremony, in Brasilia, Brazil REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

The urgent need for Bolsonaro to address his country’s weak public finances cannot be overstated.

The Mueller Report and recent Congressional hearings have scrutinized Donald Trump’s presidency. Experts discuss current bias in law enforcement and Congress against President Trump.

Capitol building in Washington, DC, @elrivs10 via Twenty20

Politicians in safe districts can ignore the rest of the country. But in a strong party committed to a national agenda, leadership could rebuke the extremists.

Internet privacy: Balancing secure data and thriving markets | IN 60 SECONDS

While internet privacy policy could be improved in the United States, AEI’s Bret Swanson urges caution to balance secure data and thriving markets.

Classroom with students and teacher, @Sphotography via Twenty20

I recently got another chance to interview Paul Banksley, the edu-visionary and founder of Tomorrows Are for Tomorrow. Here’s what he said.

Large US corporations operate globally and many sell more overseas than in the US, hire more foreign workers than Americans, and have more assets overseas than in the US. If Team Trump pressures US-based companies like Apple and Ford to make politically-motivated decisions that favor domestic considerations over global factors, it will make America less, not more great.

Without our ugly history of slavery, are we able to truly cherish the gift of liberty as we should?

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