What to expect for the US Presidential Election: Elliot Tepper on CTV News

MLI Research Advisory Board Member Elliot Tepper joins CTV News to discuss what we should expect for tomorrow’s US Presidential Election. Tepper discusses the record number of early votes and the indicators of a Trump or Biden victory. “Several states now has as many votes now as in 2016 prior to election day. So there’s… Continue reading What to expect for the US Presidential Election: Elliot Tepper on CTV News

Why Canadians should be concerned about Americans buying our drugs: New MLI Paper

OTTAWA, ON (November 2, 2020): The drama of the upcoming American election continues to fascinate Canadians. However, a key election issue that could have a serious impact on Canadians’ own health and wellbeing has gone largely unnoticed. An old idea for addressing America’s perceived problem of high-priced prescription drugs is back in a big way.… Continue reading Why Canadians should be concerned about Americans buying our drugs: New MLI Paper

Why we should celebrate the Abraham Accords: Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper and Shuvaloy Majumdar in the National Post

In a world defined today by disruption and disarray, the Abraham Accords signify an historic moment of co-operation and realignment, write the Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper and Shuvaloy Majumdar in the National Post. Below is an excerpt of the article, which can be read in full here.  By the Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper… Continue reading Why we should celebrate the Abraham Accords: Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper and Shuvaloy Majumdar in the National Post

Heated Clashes at First U.S. Presidential Debate: Elliot Tepper on CTV News

 MLI research advisory board member Elliot Tepper joined CTV News to discuss the first U.S. presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. “I was doing my best, as a political scientist, to follow the issues. It was very difficult to find any substance in that debate, but there was an awful lot of… Continue reading Heated Clashes at First U.S. Presidential Debate: Elliot Tepper on CTV News

Canada and the U.S. closed the border the right way – cooperatively and with logical exceptions: Christopher Sands in the Ottawa Citizen

At a time when national pride might have hindered cooperation, and popular fears of this virus might have driven our politics into a cross-border confrontation, Canada and the U.S. have worked cooperatively, writes Christopher Sands. By Christopher Sands, March 19, 2020 Next year marks the centenary of the Peace Arch, erected on the Canada-U.S. border… Continue reading Canada and the U.S. closed the border the right way – cooperatively and with logical exceptions: Christopher Sands in the Ottawa Citizen

Ep. 24 – Returning to Long-Term Thinking and Sustained Economic Growth with Sean Speer and Tyler Cowen

In this episode of Pod Bless Canada, MLI Munk Senior Fellow Sean Speer is joined by Tyler Cowen to discuss his latest book, Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals. A leading US economist and intellectual, Dr. Cowan was ranked among the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine.… Continue reading Ep. 24 – Returning to Long-Term Thinking and Sustained Economic Growth with Sean Speer and Tyler Cowen

How to fix the bleak, long-run outlook for US fiscal policy: MLI paper by Alex Brill

The United States is headed toward a federal debt crisis that will inflict serious economic hardship on future generations. Today, the amount of federal debt held by the public stands at US $14.8 trillion. The debt burden will, in inflation-adjusted terms, increase by over 240 percent over the next 30 years. Returning to a sustainable… Continue reading How to fix the bleak, long-run outlook for US fiscal policy: MLI paper by Alex Brill

Washington can learn from the Anglosphere: Speer in the Washington Examiner

Fiscal conservatism brought about deficit reduction in the rest of the Anglosphere, and it will work in the United States too, writes Sean Speer. By Sean Speer, Dec. 11 2017  Tax reform has not only trumped action on the federal deficit and debt, it now even has former fiscal hawks such as Office of Management… Continue reading Washington can learn from the Anglosphere: Speer in the Washington Examiner