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Does a Minimum Wage Hike Lower the Suicide Rate? Jan. 23, 2020

Larry Elder

This is a new one. The New York Times headline read: "Minimum Wage Raises Could Lower Suicide Rates,... Read More

Working Hard Versus Hardly Working Jan. 21, 2020

Stephen Moore

Almost all of us know (because President Trump boasts of it in nearly every speech) that our 3.5% un... Read More

America Works Best When Americans Are Working Oct. 03, 2019

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

With the unemployment rate holding at 3.7% and a 63% labor participation rate, more Americans are wo... Read More

Academic Stupidity and Brainwashing Sep. 10, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Just when we thought colleges could not spout loonier ideas, we have a new one from American Univers... Read More

Richard Trumka and Big Labor Try to Come Home Jun. 25, 2019

Salena Zito

PITTSBURGH — Richard Trumka needed to come home. Walking into the union hall at the Pittsburgh... Read More

Auto Forecast Should Guide Trump's Trade Policy Jun. 21, 2019

Daily Editorials

The domestic automobile industry has been chugging along so nicely over the past decade that we've a... Read More

Fake News: The Post-Trump Economic 'Disaster' May. 02, 2019

Larry Elder

Many "experts" expected, predicted and warned of instant economic disaster under a Donald Trump pres... Read More

Firing Homeland Security Secretary Won't Solve Trump's Immigration Woes Apr. 09, 2019

Daily Editorials

President Donald Trump decided Sunday to force the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstj... Read More

Short Takes on Weird News of the Week Feb. 06, 2019

Daily Editorials

Maligning the Melting Pot Veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw's comments about Hispanic Americans weren't ... Read More

NPR Shamelessly Exploits Cheap Labor Dec. 12, 2018

Tim Graham

National Public Radio is out begging for donations this week, with major stations like Washington's ... Read More

Here's to People Who Work With Their Hands Aug. 30, 2018

Froma Harrop

After leaving high school, my father worked in factories and drove trucks. College was never in the ... Read More

Blind to Real Problems Jun. 20, 2018

Walter E. Williams

For several decades, a few black scholars have been suggesting that the vision held by many black Am... Read More

Don't Make Matters Worse When Fixing DACA Jun. 15, 2018

Linda Chavez

For more than a decade, Congress has refused to deal with a broken immigration system. Year after ye... Read More

Immigration Policy Both Nasty and Ineffectual Jun. 05, 2018

Froma Harrop

President Trump's sound and fury on immigration has delivered close to nothing. Trump never lets up,... Read More

Conflicting Visions Aug. 02, 2017

Walter E. Williams

For the most part, people share common goals. Most of us want poor people to enjoy higher standards ... Read More

Minimum Wage Cruelty Jul. 12, 2017

Walter E. Williams

There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to $15. Raising the minimum wa... Read More

For Women, What Comes Next? Mar. 08, 2017

Connie Schultz

International Women's Day is a once-a-year acknowledgment of what women do every day of the year, wh... Read More

Trump's Two Good Cabinet Choices Dec. 18, 2016

Steve Chapman

Judging from the reaction to some of Donald Trump's Cabinet choices, there are two types of business... Read More

Trump Blows Off the Working Class Dec. 15, 2016

Froma Harrop

A friend of mine, an expert car mechanic, once told me of losing $30,000 in a commodity deal. It was... Read More

Want a Job? Nov. 24, 2016

Positive Aging

Do you remember the days when everyone seemed to retire on or before that ominous 65th birthday? Wel... Read More