Basic economics: 9/11 edition

On the 9th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Bob Crandall, the former president and CEO of American Airlines, appeared on FOX News with Neil Cavuto to discuss airline safety since 9/11 as well as the little known “airline bailout.” Understandably overshadowed by the worst terrorist attack in our nation’s history (and because Republicans only […]

Maintaining failure in education

Over at Cato @ Liberty, Andrew Coulson argues that we should return to the student-to-teacher ratio of the 1970’s. As Andrew notes, achievement has not budged despite a steady increase in education spending a doubling in employment. His assumption is that such increases have not had any effect and that “there’s no reason to expect it would fall if […]