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February 22, 2024

Education and the Right

…how conservatives have interacted with educational institutions. AEI’s Matthew Continetti and Ramesh Ponnuru—drawing on their expertise in conservative history and policy—discussed the implications of the right’s growing power in education…

February 12, 2024

Get Married: Why Americans Must Defy the Elites, Forge Strong Families, and Save Civilization

…Culture Editor, The Federalist Ramesh Ponnuru, Nonresident Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute Anna Louie Sussman, Former Staff Reporter, Wall Street Journal W. Bradford Wilcox, Nonresident Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute…

December 18, 2023

Kids aren’t for everyone. But it’s better for everyone if you have them.

If your social media habits are like mine, then every few weeks you run across a video celebrating life without children. A recent TikTok introduced viewers to a couple of “DINKs” —…

September 18, 2023

A GOP Plan to Raise the Minimum Wage Is Also a Bid for Immigration Reform

Republicans have talked a lot in recent years about becoming a “workers party,” without having much of an agenda to match the rhetoric. A new Senate proposal aims to start changing that….

June 30, 2023

House Republican Plan Penalizes Marriage

…the standard deduction is set up imposes new marriage penalties and encourages couples to cohabit rather than tie the knot. As Ramesh Ponnuru pointed out in the Washington Post, under the proposal “two…

May 4, 2023

The Social Breakdown: The Poverty of Family, Community, and Religious Life in America

On May 4, AEI’s Center on Opportunity and Social Mobility (COSM) hosted the launch of “The Social Breakdown,” a new research series dedicated to the study of social capital.…

May 4, 2020

How To Educate an American

In the years after A Nation at Risk, conservatives’ ideas to reform America’s lagging education system gained much traction. Key items like school choice and rigorous academic standards drew bipartisan support…