Energy and the Economy

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Unhappy Anniversary

Posted: September 19, 2014 by Ken Cohen

Six years after the original application was filed for the Keystone XL pipeline, we’re still waiting for an answer from Washington.

There are more oil and gas jobs in Pennsylvania today than in the state’s iconic steel industry.


Guess who the Progressive Policy Institute calls an “Investment Hero” … again?

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A free trade tour de force

Posted: September 12, 2014 by Ken Cohen

The case for free markets has seldom been made as forcefully or as eloquently as it was this week by Larry Summers.


Above-the-fold on Page 1 of The New York Times is valuable media real estate, which makes two stories from the September 9 issue all that much more meaningful.

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Has it been five years already?

Posted: September 5, 2014 by Ken Cohen

In 2010, the president vowed to double exports by 2015. With the deadline approaching, why aren’t we closer to meeting that goal?