Critical Minerals: Rare Earths and the U.S. Economy

Rare earths are 17 elements in the Earth’s crust used in a variety of applications, from hybrid cars and x-ray units to cell phones and wind turbines. When it comes to little-known resources, rare earths are probably the world’s most important — they are small but necessary components of a vast range of consumer goods that account for hundreds of billions of dollars in gross domestic product.

Briefing: Exploring American Rare Earths Solutions

NCPA: Rare earth metals, elements found in the earth’s crust, are highly critical components in a vast range of goods, including cancer treatment drugs, solar and wind energy, consumer electronics, and national defense applications. The National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA) will outline Congressional options for expanding rare earth production and cutting America’s reliance on China in a Capitol Hill briefing Friday, September 26 in Washington, D.C.

Bill Caruth

Senior Fellow Bill Caruth is a Senior Fellow at the Nation Center for Policy analysis and a premier expert on firearms and gun control issues. Caruth also serves as Chairman …

Linus Wright

Senior Fellow A Senior Fellow at NCPA and a nationally-recognized expert on education, Linus Wright was appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Teacher Retirement System of Texas by …

Pension Plan Reform Testimony: NCPA

NCPA: Strengthening pension plans will require remedial legislation that focuses on long-term impacts, plus a bit of wisdom and courage, said NCPA Senior Fellow Brooks Hamilton in prepared testimony submitted before the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.

Allen West

Allen West Guardian of the Republic LIVE WHEN:    Wednesday, September 17, 2014                12:00PM – 1:30PM WHERE:  Renaissance Hotel Dallas                2222 Stemmons Freeway                Dallas, TX 75207                (214) 631-2222                 Click here to register. For additional information, …