NCPA Media: NCPA in the News

  • Apr 11, 2004

    High profile: Dr. John C. Goodman – The Dallas Morning News

    In his dark suit, white shirt and complementary tie, Dr. John C. Goodman appears an unlikely revolutionary. But in the North Dallas offices of the National Center for Policy Analysis, Dr. Goodman and others on his team plot seismic shifts in American society, from medical care to education, taxes to retirement.

  • Apr 08, 2004

    A bargain at the pump?

    The average price of a gallon of gasoline should exceed an all-time high very soon, according to government and industry analysts. Citing strong demand and tight supplies, they predict average prices could exceed $1.80 per gallon within the next 60 days. But before you start thinking the price of gasoline is highway robbery, consider the real cost.

  • Apr 05, 2004

    Fear Should Recede As Facts Illuminate Outsourcing Debate

    Reluctantly, Republicans have concluded that the outsourcing issue is not going away.

    Their first response was to shoot the messenger -- in this case, Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Greg Mankiw, who simply said the phenomenon is an inevitable byproduct of free trade.

  • Apr 01, 2004

    Will Kerry Economic Plan Be Harmful Or Merely Useless?

    John Kerry has unveiled his long-awaited economic plan -- one that he says will create 10 million new jobs in the U.S.

    It's an extraordinarily unambitious plan, one that relies primarily on two tax gimmicks of dubious value. One would penalize U.S. companies with foreign operations to pay for a cut in the corporate tax rate. The other would revive a discredited job subsidy plan that has been tried before and failed.

  • Mar 05, 2004

    Healthcare Crisis In America

    CNNfn  - The Financial Network

  • Mar 03, 2004

    Former Bush aide sees 'a very tough campaign'

    The John Kerry juggernaut in the Democratic primaries has convinced President Bush that the Massachusetts senator is his opponent in the 2004 election, and he expects a tough fight, a top supporter said Wednesday.

  • Mar 02, 2004

    Handwriting Is On The Wall For Tomorrow's Job Seekers

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics has just issued a new report on employment growth over the next decade.

    Prepared by the agency's career staff, it has an excellent record of forecasting industry and occupational trends. It contains good news for those seeking jobs -- if they have the right skills.

  • Mar 01, 2004

    Missing the point . . . and the options

    The 2004 campaign is under way, and finally the political world has turned its attention to the single most important domestic policy issue we face: Social Security. In comments before the House Budget Committee on Wednesday, Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan inadvertently ignited a firestorm that spooked the media, frightened retirees and put the election-year spin machines in high gear - all because he told the truth.