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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

Democrats -- and Republicans -- Lack Credibility on Economic Issues Jun. 30, 2017

Michael Barone

Liberal writers and political operatives, now that it's finally dawning on them that no one is going... Read More

But Reality Isn't Fair Jun. 28, 2017

Ben Shapiro

In 2014, I debated Seattle City Council member and avowed socialist Kshama Sawant. Sawant was one of... Read More

Dear Jane Fonda: Minimum Wages Destroy Jobs May. 11, 2017

Larry Elder

Dear Ms. Fonda: Before you travel to Detroit this weekend to campaign for a $12 minimum wage, I sugg... Read More

Minimum Wage and Discrimination Feb. 08, 2017

Walter E. Williams

There is little question in most academic research that increases in the minimum wage lead to increa... Read More

Living Wage Is as Wrongheaded as the Minimum Wage Jan. 12, 2017

Larry Elder

What future will America have when so many of her citizens lack the ability to engage in critical th... 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

A Few Ways the Trump Administration Could Help Minorities Dec. 08, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

Republicans running for president haven't done very well with minority voters, and although Presiden... Read More

The Left's Gambles Dec. 06, 2016

Thomas Sowell

Sometimes life forces us to make decisions, even when we don't have enough information to know how t... Read More

Congress Must Strive to Recoup Its Power Nov. 29, 2016

Daily Editorials

There was a moment during President Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union address that spoke volume... Read More

Has Economics Failed? Nov. 01, 2016

Thomas Sowell

It is especially painful for me, as an economist, to see that two small cities in northern Californi... Read More

The Left and the Masses Oct. 18, 2016

Thomas Sowell

The greatest moral claim of the political left is that they are for the masses in general and the po... Read More

Words Versus Deeds Oct. 11, 2016

Thomas Sowell

Donald Trump's gutter talk about women shows yet again that he is bad news. The problem is that Hill... Read More

Hillary Clinton's Minimum Wage Gamble Sep. 08, 2016

Daily Editorials

With Labor Day behind us, it's not too early to handicap the biggest political fights to come after ... Read More

Waking Up From Minimum Wage Fairy Tales Sep. 07, 2016

Star Parker

The minimum wage persists as a fixture in public policy discussions because the idea remains popular... Read More

Economic Conspiracies Aug. 31, 2016

Walter E. Williams

A general economic principle is that any law or regulation that restricts market entry tends to impo... Read More

How the War on Drugs Fails Black Communities Jul. 14, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

As recent events have demonstrated, more than 50 years after much-delayed civil rights legislation w... Read More

Elitist Arrogance, Part II Jun. 08, 2016

Walter E. Williams

A basic economic premise holds that when the price of something rises, people seek to economize on i... Read More

Keep the Labor Market Flexible to Maintain Productivity Jun. 02, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

One of the assets of the American economic model is a relatively flexible labor market, especially w... Read More

Elitist Arrogance Jun. 01, 2016

Walter E. Williams

White teenage unemployment is about 14 percent. That for black teenagers is about 30 percent. The la... Read More