Charles KennyFellow:New America Foundation
The continent is increasingly dynamic—but the U.S. is missing out
The system for dealing with the planet's surging refugee population is broken. Here's why—and how—the U.S. must fix it
As growing numbers of Americans venture abroad to do volunteer work, some clear-eyed advice to the well-intentioned
The number of countries that can maintain peace, deliver basic services, and sustain economic dynamism has expanded since the end of the Cold War
Years of structural reforms have made developing economies more resilient and less vulnerable to external shocks. That's good news for the U.S., too.
Direct payments are more efficient and less wasteful than large-scale government investments
Around the world, inefficient pricing of water is putting lives—not just landscapes—at risk
Americans love to venerate the past. But by almost every objective criterion, their quality of life is much higher today
The U.S. is outraged that European governments are joining China’s alternative to the IMF and the World Bank, but America has no one to blame but itself
Passing immigration reform would benefit the economy far more than new free-trade deals. Why is Congress doing the opposite?