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With high job vacancies and a low birth rate, Germany is turning to the world to fill the holes in its economy.
Richard V. Reeves documents terrible trends and suggests solutions that don't come at the expense of women.
From immigration to drug reform, there is plenty of potential for productive compromise.
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Democrats pander to immigrants but do little to liberalize the system. Meanwhile, Republicans' hostility to immigrants has increased.
Some conservative media outlets and politicians lambast the practice. But if you care about public safety, that opposition doesn't make sense.
Where have we heard before about government councils dictating terms to nominally private enterprise?
COVID-19 Gutted College Attendance. Now, a Solid Labor Market Is Convincing More High School Grads To Skip It.
The number of high school seniors going on to attend college has plummeted in the past two years, deepening the already steady decline.
Frederick Douglass compared compelled labor to slavery. That objection still stands.
Many conservatives no longer appear to care much for fiscal conservatism.
The better-than-expected employment numbers are fueling investors' inflation fears and causing the stock market to fall.
Making the U.S. semiconductor industry dependent on subsidies is not the way to stick it to China.
Occupational licensing reform is a popular cause, but barriers remain too high.
The terrible consequences of A.B. 5 keep coming.
The state's trucking industry fears drivers will quit or work out of state.
Under Biden, Trump, and Obama, government federal spending almost doubled.
The state’s unemployment rate is well above average, yet there’s a ballot initiative hoping to push the minimum wage to $18 an hour.
It’s great when innovations let us work less, but top-down, inflexible government demands are not the way to get there.
Hispanics get slammed the hardest by licensing requirements that regulators can’t justify.
They've been practicing African-style hair braiding for a combined 60 years. Now, these three women are suing for the right to make a living using their skills.
Most of the $800 billion Paycheck Protection Program went to business owners, not preserving jobs, according to a new study.
The pandemic isn't over, but the economy is over the pandemic. Politicians should take note.
Using "we" implies a collective responsibility, creates the false impression that most people are on board, and hints that we'll share equally in the benefits.
There is an obvious solution to America's ongoing workforce woes.
New York's Mayor Warned That COVID Shutdowns Hurt Low-Skill Workers. He's Absolutely Right. Twitter Got Mad Anyway.
Phony outrage is used to deflect from bad policy decisions.
Economists predicted that we'd see 575,000 new jobs in November. A new Bureau of Labor Statistics report says only 210,000 were created.
Minimum wage laws priced young workers out of the market before the pandemic and may do so in the future.
Is the problem government cash or have we entered a new paradigm?
A panel has unanimously determined the First Amendment isn’t violated if state regulations keep independent writers from landing work.
California, New York Have the Most To Gain From Ending Bonus Unemployment Benefits. They Probably Won't.
States that already had lower unemployment rates in May are more likely to have announced plans for ending the bonus unemployment payments.
It’s a jobs plan that isn’t about jobs, and an infrastructure plan that isn’t about infrastructure.
The H-2B visa allows foreign workers to fill jobs that native-born Americans aren't interested in.
Using the process of elimination, the culprit seems clear.
The spending plan demonstrates an unwillingness to govern and a preference for pandering to special interests.