Rupert Darwall

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  • Apr 29, 2021
    President Biden’s Earth Day announcement that the United States is to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% from 2005 levels (equivalent to a 42% cut of 2019’s...
  • Apr 27, 2021
    A puzzle of contemporary society is the broad acceptance by young people – Millennials and Generation Z – of their lot. True, they haven’t been conscripted to fight...
  • Mar 21, 2021
    Boris Johnson is sometimes likened to Donald Trump – a British-style populist, albeit one who can recite chunks of Homer’s Iliad in the original Greek. In truth, many of...
  • Mar 4, 2021
    “The climate transition presents a historic investment opportunity,” says BlackRock CEO Larry Fink. “What the financiers, the big banks, the asset managers, private...
  • Feb 26, 2021
  • Feb 26, 2021
    South Australia in 2016; California last year; now, Texas. The recent blackout is a terrible ordeal for Texans but a political disaster for the Biden administration. The president...
  • Feb 25, 2021
    During the 2019 shareholder season, Justin Danhof, general counsel for the National Center for Public Policy Research, tabled a shareholder proposal at Amazon’s annual meeting....
  • Feb 17, 2021
    Warning lights should be flashing. Less than a month in, it’s becoming evident that President Joe Biden’s economic policies are likely to end in disaster. The wrong...
  • Jan 24, 2021
    The administrative state will get a new lease on life under President Joe Biden, but America’s administrative state is far more constrained than that of many other countries....
  • Jan 11, 2021
    Shortly before her nomination as Treasury secretary in the Biden administration, Janet Yellen appeared on a Bloomberg New Economy panel discussing the role of central banks as the...