Eric A. Posner

Obama's Immigration Order Is a Gift to Future Republican Presidents
November 23, 2014

Wipe away your tears, Republicans. This is good news for you.

A Radical Solution to Global Income Inequality: Make the U.S. More Like Qatar
November 06, 2014

That would increase inequality at home, but reduce it worldwide.

Obama Is Legally Allowed to Enforce—or Not Enforce—the Law
August 03, 2014

Ross Douthat misunderstands the separation of powers.

Thomas Piketty Is Wrong: America Will Never Look Like a Jane Austen Novel
July 31, 2014

The fundamental flaw in the French economist's great theory.

Now That Boehner Has Backed Down, Let's Fix The Debt Ceiling For Good
February 11, 2014

Debt brinkmanship has no place in democratic politics. This simple and reasonable legislation would end it.

Socialized Law Would Be a Massive, Unworkable Nightmare
February 04, 2014

Unequal spending on legal services isn't a crisis, and doesn't need this solution

The Presidency Comes With Executive Power. Deal With It.
February 03, 2014

Obama's just doing what he's empowered to do.

Bitcoin's Bandwagon Has Never Been More Crowded
December 03, 2013

Even Ben Bernanke's on board. Don't fall for it.

Before You Reboot the NSA, Think About This
November 06, 2013

Think the courts or Congress or the bureacracy can reform the NSA? Think again.

Three Ways Obama Could Raise the Debt Ceiling On His Own
October 06, 2013

A law professor lays out the least unconstitutional options for resolving a national crisis