Edward Ring

About Edward Ring

Edward Ring is a Senior Fellow of the Center for American Greatness. He is a co-founder of the California Policy Center, a free-market think tank based in Southern California, where he served as their first president. He is a prolific writer on the topics of political reform and sustainable economic development. Ring, a fifth-generation Californian, has an undergraduate degree in political science from UC Davis, and an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California.

The South China Sea of the Moon

If you want to control maritime traffic among the most populous nations on earth, you have to control the South China Sea. Over one-third of all global shipping passes through the South China Sea, transporting raw materials, fuel, and manufactured goods to and from the great economies of Asia: China, Japan, South Korea,

By | 2019-07-06T16:29:19-07:00 July 6th, 2019|

Demographics Is Not Destiny

A special election is scheduled for September 10 in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District to replace former incumbent Walter Jones, the long-serving Republican who died earlier this year. The district is solidly Republican. Jones earned twice as many votes as his Democratic challenger in nearly every election since he first took office in

By | 2019-06-20T19:59:51-07:00 June 20th, 2019|

Biden’s Climate Plan Requires a Savvy Response

Front running 2020 presidential contender Joe Biden has just released his climate “plan,” claiming that with a $1.7 trillion federal investment, U.S. carbon emissions will reach zero within 30 years. You can say this for Biden—the canny old campaigner isn’t highlighting his climate plan as a cure-all for social injustice. Unlike the “Green

By | 2019-06-14T19:47:17-07:00 June 14th, 2019|

How the Left Embraced Globalization

On November 30, 1999, the largely theoretical question of globalism exploded into reality with the spectacle of 50,000 demonstrators shutting down a major meeting of the World Trade Organization in Seattle. News coverage of this unexpected sensation, with expertly rendered video montages of police phalanxes, black-clad anarchists, smashed glass, snarled traffic, accompanied by

By | 2019-06-06T14:22:40-07:00 June 6th, 2019|

Nasty Media Lies About Trump Continue

In this era of Brexit, the European parliamentary elections, and a host of other matters of great geopolitical urgency and mutual interest, President Trump has embarked upon a state visit to America’s closest ally, Great Britain. The focus of America’s press corps? Trump called the Duchess of Sussex “nasty.” Except he didn’t. Let’s

By | 2019-06-04T10:52:34-07:00 June 4th, 2019|

The Climate Case of the Century

Twelve years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Massachusetts v. EPAthat greenhouse gases are air pollutants covered by the Clean Air Act. The decision in effect gave the Environmental Protection Agency massive additional regulatory authority. This year, another landmark climate case appears headed for the high court: Juliana v. United States. This

By | 2019-06-03T20:40:32-07:00 June 3rd, 2019|