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How Crony Capitalism Works

The force of market competition has been concentrated on workers and small businesses, while elite professionals and financiers have managed to engineer protectionist rackets.

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The Tony Soprano Enabling Act

There should not be two classes of workers in American states, and private organizations like labor unions should not be able to grant exemptions to public laws.

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Grey Lady Sounds Note of Caution Over $15 Minimum Wage

Even The New York Times is warning its progressive readers that the economy is headed into uncharted—and possibly dangerous—territory if a $15 minimum wage goes through.

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The Cost of a Minimum Wage Raise

Already LA’s minimum wage increase is threatening to suppress jobs and push companies out of the city. Some policies—even well-intentioned ones—tend not to work, and a high minimum wage is one of them.

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Will De Blasio Sacrifice Pensioners, Taxpayers to Protect Union Chiefs?

Cutting the fat in New York City’s chaotic pension system would increase efficiency, cut costs, and save the city billions. But smaller management boards would mean fewer sweet positions for union leaders, something Mayor Bill De Blasio likely isn’t prepared to sacrifice.

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brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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