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Congress Could Pass a $900 Billion COVID Stimulus Bill This Week. Or There Might Be a Government Shutdown.
Unsettled political circumstances and the ongoing pandemic crossed with Congress' broken bill-passing process is a recipe for chaos.
Even as the economy recovers, pain from the COVID-19 lockdowns still lingers.
Is it too much to ask for a presidential candidate who cares about America's fiscal health and respects the limits of his office?
The danger of the virus can’t be considered to the exclusion of the need for jobs and prosperity.
Officials claim doing business is a revocable “privilege,” but many Americans see it as a right that they’ll exercise with or without licenses and permits.
Did Trump's Coronavirus Stimulus Save 51 Million Jobs? The Claim Relies on Shaky Math and Questionable Economics.
Even if it's true, taxpayers paid $58,000 for each saved job.
If Congress extends boosted temporary unemployment benefits into early 2021, nearly five out of every six beneficiaries would be earning more money by not working.
Top-down, one-size-fits-few mandates are recipes for conflict.
It may be a statement about the decline of the dollar, but the best-case explanation of the resilient stock market is that it is sending us a positive message about a rapid recovery of both public health and corporate profits.
Businesses need to be able to adjust to a world where COVID-19 remains an ongoing concern.
The tradeoffs among considerations of health, prosperity, and liberty are catching up with us even if we don't want to acknowledge them.
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The war between Openers and Closers shouldn't be seen as a fight between idiot death-worshippers and unnecessarily frightened tyrants.
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That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
Much about the COVID-19 outbreak has been unprecedented and historic, but until now it's been difficult to quantify exactly how serious a blow the virus would deal to the U.S. economy.
The coronavirus outbreak offers another view of the limits of central planning.
Tucker Carlson: "There is no greater moral crime than betraying your country in a time of crisis, and that appears to be what happened."
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The law will reopen critical channels to employment and housing that might otherwise be closed.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Unemployment Is Low 'Because Everyone Has Two Jobs,' Which Is Not How Unemployment Rates Work
"Capitalism has not always existed in the world and it will not always exist in the world."
A loss of opportunities equal to about four percent of the workforce.
Does unemployment teach people that the rewards of life are largely due to luck?
Good intentions, but a near total failure as an anti-poverty policy
Reform its restrictive labor laws
Lessons in how to make double-digit unemployment permanent.
Evidence suggests that tightening overtime rules could kill jobs
Good government measures can reduce unemployment during a recession.
Magical thinking that hurts job seekers
Does a new NBER study prove that cutting unemployment benefits increases employment?