Gobs of Medicare dollars are spent at the very end of life. But often, less is more.
Even if vouchers don't improve schools, they will almost certainly improve neighborhoods
His elderly father insisted that he could manage by himself. But he couldn’t. The author found himself utterly unprepared for one of life’s near certainties—the decline of a parent. Millions of middle-aged Americans, he discovered, are silently struggling to cope with a crisis that needs to be plucked from the realm of the personal and brought into full public view.
With the Chevy Volt, General Motors—battered, struggling for profitability, fed up with being eclipsed by Toyota and the Prius—is out to reinvent the automobile, and itself.
John McCain hasn’t betrayed conservatism; his party has.
Our inevitable withdrawal from Iraq could poison American politics for a generation.
How Bill Clinton, Ira Magaziner, and a team of management consultants are creating new markets, reinventing philanthropy—and trying to save the world
Deciding what to do with jihadist operatives is the country's most urgent legal question. But there's little sign that the presidential candidates have given it much thought.
Based on spending, President Bush appears to be the biggest regulator since the Nixon-Ford years.
Why early primaries will make for a better president
Writing a perfect immigration bill is impossible, but writing a better one than the Senate's is a piece of cake.
Where President Bush appears to be kidding himself is not about the military situation in Iraq but the political situation at home.
To listen to many environmentalists talk, you would assume that capitalism is the enemy of conservation. They should visit Pratt & Whitney's turbine module factory.
When politicians reach for foreign-policy models, they cite practically every president except Dwight Eisenhower. That's a pity.
A Honduran business exective named David Henson McNab has been doing time since 2001 in a federal prison. President Bush should set him free.
The way to end culture wars is to slug them out state by state.
Slow-but-steady is not only the easiest approach to dealing with global warming; it is also the most effective.
America's partisans want a foreign policy that is less confrontational than the one the Bush administration has given them.