The trade war should be thought of as a massive tax and regulatory scheme.
The details are reeeaaaaaally sketchy, but here's what we know now.
It's not just the cost of the tariffs that are hurting the economy. "The indirect costs are enormous," says one Wisconsin CEO.
Bernie Sanders Is Right That the 'Working Class' Is Shrinking. He's Wrong To Suggest That's a Bad Thing.
By nearly every measure, Americans are getting richer and richer. This should be cause for celebration, not concern.
TV's "Mr. Wonderful" says that the president has deregulated the economy.
TV's "Mr. Wonderful" says that the president has deregulated the economy in a powerful way and "is a great entertainer."
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Buttigieg says the best way to move into 21st century is to revive 20th-century unions.
Tulsi Gabbard's defense of non-interventionism was electrifying. Tonight's fight between Biden and Sanders over capitalism and socialism will be, too.
When "somebody packs up that moving van in Chicago, Illinois, they don't lose their skills on the way to the state of Arizona," says Gov. Doug Ducey.
Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, defended Trump's idea of regulating the search giant.
The nation's GDP rose 4.1 percent in the second quarter, but those good numbers aren't likely to last.
Entitlement spending, health care costs, and the GOP tax legislation will drive up the debt.
Via trade and immigration restrictions, the president is completing the GOP's conversion to the party of economic micro-management.
Markets respond to politics, but presidents shouldn't claim control.
The former fast food restaurant CEO says a $15 wage floor steals opportunities from entry-level workers.
History suggests that if the government chokes off the supply of foreign labor, American workers won't step in to reap rewards.
New MassTLC study richly documents how newcomers grow the economy, cause less crime than natives, and do high-tech jobs that Americans won't do.
In 2008, Obama told GM factory workers in Janesville, Wisconsin, that the plant would "be here for another 100 years." It has since closed, leaving thousands unemployed.
Some industries die natural deaths and Donald Trump and others shouldn't try to change that.
Prediction: Donald Trump Will Take Full Credit for Decrease in Illegal Immigrants That Started in 2007
He's already done the same thing with various other things, so why not his pet obsession?
Better jobs come along as technologies change societies.
Onerous licensing laws make it harder for people to move from place to place. And less residential mobility means less economic mobility.
Sixteen states require hair braiders to get cosmetology licenses, which cost hundreds to thousands of dollars and require at least 1,000 hours of training.
Trump contradicts himself three times while answering a simple question-then offers another contradiction to clarify.
Seize the means of production? Meh. Millennials love private enterprise-as long as you don't call it "capitalism."
If you thought the exit of Marco Rubio meant we could forget about the welder issue, alas, no such luck.