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 Establishment War on the Intellectual Dark Web

If you’re just hearing about the Intellectual Dark Web, or if you’ve heard the term but never delved into its meaning, you might think there is an entire parallel internet out there, filled with subversive content that is too politically incorrect to weather the shadowbans and deboosting algorithms in our well lit, mainstream

By | 2019-04-20T10:01:23-07:00 April 6th, 2019|

Too Few Homes, Too Many Homeless: How to Fix It

It’s already spring in subtropical California. Up and down the coast, from Venice Beach to San Francisco, tens of thousands of homeless people live in makeshift abodes, strewn along the streets and alleys, the beaches and boardwalks, beside parking garages, freeway onramps, and under bridges. Their numbers are increasing every year. They now

By | 2019-04-05T20:14:12-07:00 April 4th, 2019|

Too Few Homes, Too Many Homeless: How it Happened

Apart from the fine weather unique to California, there is little stopping the homeless crisis that grips that state from infecting the rest of America. The Golden State’s other, even bigger problem—unaffordable housing—is also coming to America. All the elements are in place. First of a two-part series The problem of increasing

By | 2019-04-03T18:52:54-07:00 April 2nd, 2019|

Green Luddites Are Coming for Your House, Car, and Freedom

The New York Times this week published a guest opinion column headlined, “Why Housing Policy Is Climate Policy.” Authors Scott Wiener and Daniel Kammen argue that in order to reduce “greenhouse gas,” we need “denser housing and public transportation.” They go on to state that “low-density, single-family-home zoning is effectively a ban on

By | 2019-03-28T10:11:53-07:00 March 28th, 2019|

What Would It Cost America to ‘Go Solar’?

Proponents of renewable energy claim that wind and solar energy is now cheaper than fossil fuels. According to USA Today, “Renewables close in on fossil fuels, challenging on price.” A Forbes headline agrees: “Renewable Energy Will Be Consistently Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels.” The “expert” websites agree: “Renewable Electricity Levelized Cost Of Energy Already

By | 2019-03-14T11:52:20-07:00 March 14th, 2019|

Defining American Nationalism

The movement to Make America Great Again confronts hostility from nearly every establishment sector in American life: legacy media, social media, academia, entertainment, big corporations, big labor, big government, all Democrats, and a sizable percentage of Republican elites. Decrying the movement as “nationalism,” the establishment offers endless cautionary comparisons to nationalistic movements in

By | 2019-03-12T19:38:39-07:00 March 12th, 2019|

America’s High Frontier

On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy in a speech before Congress announced the goal of sending an American to the moon and back before the end of the decade. Eight years, one month, and 25 days later, on July 20, 1969, U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong set foot on the lunar surface,

By | 2019-03-06T21:53:45-07:00 March 6th, 2019|

A Modest Proposal: Deluge the Woke

California is a global leader in fighting climate change. California’s citizens consistently have supported cutting edge technologies to wean their state off fossil fuel and nuclear power, and are on track to be using 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. But is this enough? How else can Californians do their part? What more

By | 2019-02-26T20:48:47-07:00 February 26th, 2019|

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