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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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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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