Nick Schulz

Nick Schulz is editor of American.com, the Journal of the American Enterprise Institute and co-author of “From Poverty to Prosperity” (Encounter, 2010). Readers may write him at AEI, 1150 17th Street NW, Washington DC 20036.

Most Recent Articles by Nick Schulz:

Only four in 10 say they are better off; the rest may deny Obama a second-term

Oct 25, 2012 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Is the country better off than it was four years ago?  Are you and your family better off than you were four years ago?  How you answer those questions may determine who wins the presidential election.


Raising the minimum wage in a sluggish economy is maximum stupidity!

Apr 9, 2012 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When economic times are tough, it’s tempting to want to push for an increase in the minimum wage.


Lean and mean, America’s private sector seems poised to take off in 2012

Jan 19, 2012 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. economy has been doing poorly for so long now that it’s easy to get dispirited.  But there are several reasons to think 2012 might be a good one for American economic performance.


It’s time to end rigged system that pays public employees far more than workers in similar private s

Mar 3, 2011 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The governors in Wisconsin and other states trying to reform the system within which public sector employees negotiate their salaries and benefits are doing the nation a great favor.


Best Ways to Juice the Economy

Feb 7, 2011 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The next two years will feature divided government, with Democrats controlling the White House and Senate and Republicans controlling the House of Representatives.


Obama obsession with ideological goals dooms U.S. economy to sluggish growth

Jun 29, 2010 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Everyone knows if you can’t say something nice about someone you shouldn’t say anything at all, so let’s stipulate that President Obama’s stimulus package probably helped end the recession a few months earlier than it otherwise would have ended.


Obama’s campaign spiel touted sound science yet he now bows to whims of green activists

May 3, 2010 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When he was inaugurated as President, Barack Obama told the world he aimed to “restore science to its rightful place.”  His implication was that his predecessor had put political considerations ahead of scientific findings on issues such as stem cell research and global warming.


Toyota’s longstanding safety, quality record belies current piling on by media and congress

Apr 2, 2010 — Nick Schulz

WASHINGTON, D.C. — It is possible that new, damning details could come to light about Toyota’s response to faulty accelerator claims.  But absent new revelations —and if we are to judge based solely on what we know now —- Toyota is getting a bum rap.