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Wisconsin Takes Aim at Occupational Licensing

There is a virtual consensus among economists that state-enforced training requirements for a variety of low to mid-skill jobs have grown excessive.

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Licensing Laws Continue to Drain U.S. Economy

Overregulation of less-skilled trades is costing the U.S. hundreds of thousands of jobs.

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The Licensing Disaster

Excessive licensing—an impediment to work for millions of Americans—is the type of issue that a savvy center-right party would seize on.

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Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

TPP Post Trump

Picking up the pieces of TPP may be more difficult than many in Asia imagine, leaving China with an attractive opening.

Atrocity in England

Twenty-two people were killed in a bombing at a children’s concert, the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings.

Seeing a Pattern...

To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.

Crude Economics

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

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