George's Recent Stories
Economy Dec 15Column: Would EPA deregulation help industry? History says otherwise
It is a truism often forgotten: Industries need regulation — for their own protection and profitability.
Economy Jul 21Trade debate masks America’s competitive disadvantage
Lowering trade barriers through the Trans-Pacific Partnership will have little impact on the U.S.’s deteriorating ability to compete in the world economy. In the name of realism and the national interest, is it time for a national economic strategy?…
Nation Dec 30Why Republicans should thank Obama for opening up Cuba
George Cabot Lodge asks why Republicans want to deny the Cuban people the better life that he predicts will come with U.S. investment in their country and deny American business new opportunities.
Nation Mar 13An economic way to nudge Putin out of the crisis in Ukraine
The way out of the crisis in Ukraine and toward serious negotiations over Crimea, George Cabot Lodge argues, is to carefully convince Russia of its dependency on the world economy.
Economy Oct 10American Ideology: We Don’t Practice What We Preach
U.S. Capitol. Photo by Jewel Samad via AFP/Getty Images This is the first of two consecutive Making Sen$e posts by esteemed academic colleagues at different places on the political spectrum who don't have blogs, don't have newspaper columns, don't…