Economy

A New Fed Chairman for a New Economy

As the stock market corrects and interest rates go up, Jerome Powell can either make or break our monetary policy.

Forget Davos Elites: Trump’s Protectionism is a Threat to His Own Voters

And because of that, the Europeans have taken the high ground—at least for now.

The Moral Case Against Trump’s Import Tariffs

Free trade is seen as the domain of elites, but punishing select industries will hurt, not help, the everyman.

Time for Conservatives to Break the Anti-Environmentalist Mold

They, of all people, should want to protect the planet for the living and unborn.

Cutting Through the Fed’s Orwellian Doublethink

They keep accommodating the Treasury Department’s excesses. Will the new chairman continue to say one thing and do another?

Can GOP Thread the Needle With New Tax Reform?

This plan tinkers around the edges of current policy, creating winners—and losers.

Bitcoin: The Most Impressive Speculative Bubble In Modern History

The effusive praise for this cryptocurrency is nothing but self-generated flimflam.

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When America Was a Developing Country

The nostalgia of some conservatives hearkens back to a different—and irretrievable—economic time.

Rebuttal: More Bad Liberal Thinking on Student Debt

No, the conservative solution to school loan crisis isn’t ‘disastrous’

A Conservative Response to the Student Debt Crisis

Introducing some market discipline can benefit everyone—especially the student borrowers who most need help.

There is No Such Thing As ‘Free Trade’

The media ignores how foreign protectionism is killing the American economy.

How Facebook Became the Assassin of Good Journalism

Its algorithms allowed clickbait to smother valuable local coverage.

Some Conservatives Have Been Against Capitalism for Centuries

They just haven’t been that effective.

Sparks Fly Between U.S. Air Giants and Oil Rich Sheiks

Qatar honcho calls American airlines “crap,” flight attendants “grandmothers.”

Conservatives’ Blind Love For Corporate America Must End

Google’s firing of James Damore is a lesson

America’s Special Education Mess

The system has never been grounded in fiscal reality.

The Cure For Uber’s Controversies

Competition is good for the ridesharing industry.