James Pethokoukis

5+ questions for … Sen. John Thune

March 3, 2011

Sen. John Thune isn’t running for president (at least this time around), choosing instead to fight big, wasteful government from his outpost on Capitol Hill.

5+ questions for Matt Ridley, author of ‘The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves’

May 25, 2010

Matt Ridley’s new book, “The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves,” notices that, yes, things are getting better. And they will continue to do so as long as humans innovate.