Robert J. Samuelson / Politics

The Future of Think Tanks

WASHINGTON -- Unless you're a dedicated policy wonk, the name Stuart Butler probably doesn't ring a bell. For 35 years, Butler has been a senior researcher at the conservative think tank Heritage Foundation. He was among the most visible figures -...

Dodd-Frank's Achilles' Heel

WASHINGTON -- Four years after Dodd-Frank became law, the question being asked is whether the country is safe from another financial crisis. It's the wrong question. It presumes that major financial crises are routine events. They're not. What ...