‘Be it resolved that men are obsolete.’ That was the question last week at a high-spirited edition of Toronto’s celebrated Munk Debates. Hanna Rosin and Maureen Dowd said, “OMG Yes!” Camille Paglia and Caitlin Moran: “No way!”
Exactly seven months since the horrifying rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus, the Indian courts convicted four men of the brutal crime.
The educational gap between America’s boys and girls continues to widen. What can we do to boost boys’ educational performance in America? Please join us for a debate between Christina Hoff Sommers and Lise Eliot on single-sex education, moderated by author and CNN host, S. E. Cupp.
‘Why do they seem so determined to also make it racial?”So asks Joy-Ann Reid, the managing editor of The Grio, a web magazine owned by NBC News whose mission is to “focus on news and events that have a unique interest and/or pronounced impact within the national African Americans audience.”
In a newly updated and revised version of “The War Against Boys,” Christina Hoff Sommers takes a fresh look at the plight of boys in America. She offers concrete proof that America’s culture is rigged against boys, demonstrating that boys have fallen behind girls in nearly every academic and social measure, and the gap is widening, resulting in staggering social and economic costs.
The Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee (SFRC) is a group of publicly recognized independent experts on the financial services industry — including experts in banking, insurance, and securities — who meet regularly to study and critique regulatory policies affecting this sector of the economy.
Join us to hear Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as he addresses the role Congress should play in expanding trade opportunities and increasing market access for US businesses. A panel will then discuss the current status of the TPP, trade promotion authority, and the Obama administration’s trade agenda.
AEI's Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies will host General Mark Welsh III, Chief of Staff of the US Air Force for the concluding session of its series with the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Join AEI for a discussion of two new policy proposals that address the use of road pricing and public-private partnerships, as well as state efforts to enhance infrastructure and economic competitiveness.
Join AEI for a discussion of professional sports subsidies and — fittingly — for a free lunch.
AEI’s Jeffrey Eisenach will argue in favor of a generic antitrust enforcement model with primary enforcement by the FTC and Jonathan Baker of American University will maintain that an industry-specific regulator like the FCC is needed to work with antitrust enforcers to shape competition in the broadband industry. The debate will be moderated by US Court of Appeals Judge Stephen Williams.