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AI will boost productivity, even make movies with the dead

Advanced countries can expect a huge boost in productivity from artificial intelligence. In my view, it will set the stage for a new period of prosperity in the developed world — especially in the United States. Medicine will take off as never before. Life expectancy will rise by a third. ...

The Beatles and Sen. Strom Thurmond

America changed after Ed Sullivan presented the Beatles on his TV variety show. The Sullivan broadcast on February 9, 1964, represented a cultural change. Politics changed as some elected officials paid more attention to the views of younger voters. Old customs, like racial segregation, were ...

Congress must investigate SEC’s market-moving crypto X post

The primary responsibility of the Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair markets and facilitate capital formation. SEC Chairman Gary Gensler failed to live up to that mission with the recent controversy surrounding the SEC’s Bitcoin exchange-traded fund ...

Republicans could position themselves to lead climate campaign

When President Richard Nixon signed the National Environmental Policy Act 54 years ago, it was a bipartisan movement — an effort to cope with air and water pollution affecting U.S. communities. Later that year, in 1970, the president created the Environmental Protection Agency and ...