Op-eds and Articles

The Hill: Student loan borrowers need financial literacy, not more regulation

Yesterday’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) field hearing in Wisconsin was designed to address how student loan servicers could better serve millions of struggling borrowers….

RealClearPolicy: A Bipartisan Approach to Energy

The infrastructure debate in Washington usually centers on planes, trains, and automobiles. However, President Obama recently highlighted America’s other great infrastructure challenge — modernizing the…

Carew for Republic 3.0: The Case for a Data-Driven FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is fast finding itself at the center of the debate over healthcare regulation in the 21st century. At issue:…

Marshall for CNN: Can Cameron hold U.K. together?

In what must surely rank as the oddest British election in memory, the Conservative Party has won a smashing victory. But so did its nemesis,…

Osborne for US News: Motor City Schools Makeover

Public education in Detroit, where 57 percent of children live below the poverty line, is a mess. Detroit Public Schools, which ranked last out of…

Marshall for CNN: Suddenly Britain looks like Italy

Staid old Britain suddenly looks more like Italy. No less than seven parties are vying for seats in the parliamentary election taking place Thursday, a…

Gerwin for Republic 3.0: The Digital Economy, Trade Agreements and the 99 Percent

Who benefits from trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)? Critics—like Joseph Stiglitz and Senator Elizabeth Warren—charge that these agreements would primarily help the world’s one percent. Stiglitz,…

Huffington Post: Science, Not Politics, Should Drive Trade and Regulatory Decisions

The Obama administration issued a stinging rebuke of the European Union’s decision this week to allow countries in Europe to “opt-out” of U.S. imports of…

CNN: Why trade is in the national interest

Withstanding intense pressure from anti-trade “progressives” — an oxymoron if ever there was one — Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, has struck a deal with Congressional Republicans to…

The Hill: Is it that hard for a party to hold the White House for three terms?

Going into 2016, Democrats seem to face a daunting challenge in holding the presidency for a third consecutive term. Indeed, this feat has only been…