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Economy

May 6, 2021 5:30 am

Could Biden’s Spending Cost Democrats in the Midterms?

An overstimulated economy could crash right before the 2022 elections.
Desmond Lachman
May 3, 2021 5:30 am

The Return of Earmarks

Long synonymous with pork-barrel spending, earmarks were eliminated a decade ago. Here’s why they’re coming back.
James C. Capretta
April 30, 2021 5:30 am

WeWork: The Mumbo-Jumbo and the Meaning

The scandal-ridden flex-office business is still around, despite the pandemic. Its ousted founder gets the documentary treatment.
Addison Del Mastro
April 26, 2021 5:30 am

The U.S. Government Needs a Budget

Years of disorderly, undisciplined budgeting have let political leaders of both parties avoid inconvenient questions—and exploded our debt.
James C. Capretta
April 12, 2021 5:30 am

Why We Must Rein in Amazon—and How

The web behemoth’s anti-competitive, anti-union conduct is coming under increasing scrutiny.
Richard North Patterson
April 8, 2021 5:30 am

Reducing Unemployment Fraud Without Depriving Eligible Applicants

Learning from the failures and successes of the last year.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
April 8, 2021 5:30 am

Time to Take UBI Seriously?

Americans have gotten a glimpse of Universal Basic Income programs. They like what they see so far. And we should like its potential to disrupt our stale debates.
Michael J. Totten
April 2, 2021 5:30 am

How Infrastructure and Climate Are Linked Issues

Investment in green recovery—as Biden’s new plan proposes—offers both economic and environmental returns.
Joseph Majkut and Carl Pope
March 26, 2021 5:30 am

To Strengthen Democracy, Protect Unions

The high costs of Republicans’ decades-long demonization of organized labor.
Richard North Patterson
March 25, 2021 5:30 am

Nostalgia Is Not an Economic Policy

The vanguards of the left and right both seem intent on trying to recreate the post-war economy. They can’t.
John Gustavsson