Policy issues

Biden’s Economy: More People NOT Working and Hiring Based on DEI

The decline in labor force participation to 62.5 percent, from 63.3 percent, represents 2.1 million fewer workers participating in the US economy than were participating prior to Covid.

Biden’s Higher Prices and Low Wage Growth Hammer Working Families

Consumer Price Index (CPI) data for April, released today, reveal that overall prices have increased by 19.9 percent since January 2021. That’s an annualized inflation rate of 5.7 percent. In contrast, over the four-year period from January 2017 to January 2021, the CPI
increased by 7.7 percent, or an annual increase of 1.9 percent.

One Pager: Interoperability and Military Exercises in “Dormant NATO”

To enter a dormant NATO posture, and free up resources for the Pacific theater and US southern border, US participation in NATO military exercises must be circumscribed.

Q and A: a “Dormant NATO” Supplemental

“Dormant NATO” is increasingly being debated across the Euro-Atlantic. Accordingly, this supplemental addresses a few issues raised recently.