Robert J. Samuelson / Politics

Where Have All the Entrepreneurs Gone?

WASHINGTON -- We may have a "senile economy," says economist Robert Litan of the Brookings Institution. That's senile as in old, rigid and undynamic.

We are taught otherwise. Americans are reared on the notion that we're the most entrepreneurial ...

The (Millennial) Parent Trap

WASHINGTON -- You could hear the tension in his voice. His 20-something daughter was living at home. She had a graduate degree from a good university that, in times past, would have led to a solid job. But she had no job and no prospect of one. He...

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 -...