The Fault Lies With Leadership, Not Capitalism

In the February issue of The Atlantic Monthly, billionaire George Soros penned one of the strongest attacks on capitalism I have seen for many years. In the first paragraph he writes: "I now fear that the untrammeled intensification of laissez-faire capitalism and the spread of market values into all areas of life is endangering our open and democratic society. The main enemy of the open society, I believe, is no longer the communist but the capitalist threat."

NCPA Expert Testifies on Labor Unions

National Center for Policy Analysis Criminal Justice Center Director Morgan Reynolds will testify before a House subcommittee Tuesday that under the current system of mandatory dues, labor unions are misleading their members.

Questions and Answers About Uninsured Children

America has nearly 10 million children without health insurance, and many in the policy community propose a broad new entitlement program to insure them. But few have asked the important questions we must answer in order to design an effective policy response. For example, how many uninsured children are there? What are their demographics? How long do they remain uninsured? And is a new health insurance program the most cost-effective way to assure they get health care?

NCPA Health Economist Testifies On Medicare

National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) President John Goodman will testify before a Senate subcommittee that the Medicare program, combined with other elderly entitlements, could claim more than half of the income of future workers at the time today's college students reach the retirement age.

Dole's Moral Tax Cut

Host intro: Bob Dole's proposed 15 percent tax cut is being sold for its economic benefits. But Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis likes it for a very different reason.

History of Money

Host intro: commentator Pete du Pont has been reading a book about one of his favorite topics — and probably yours too. It's called The History of Money, by Jack Weatherford.

The Last Conservative?

Host intro: Where have all the conservatives gone? Commentator Pete du Pont of the National Center for Policy Analysis says he only knows of one.