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Big New Minimum Wages Mask Cruelty as Sympathy Dec. 03, 2019

Daily Editorials

"Black Friday" sounds dire but is actually a cause for celebration. For most of the year, retail sto... Read More

Please, Raise My Taxes? Jun. 28, 2019

Mona Charen

With metronomic regularity, some well-motivated billionaire announces that he wishes the government ... Read More

President's Immigration Plan Could Use Some Work May. 23, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

Last week, the Trump administration released the outline of an immigration plan meant to reshape how... Read More

Warren Rule: Minimum Wage Earner Should Be Able to Afford Spouse, Child and Mortgage May. 01, 2019

Terence Jeffrey

Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a story at the She the People Presidential Forum last week, illustrating ... Read More

The Immigrants We Need Most Apr. 23, 2019

Stephen Moore

Of all America's immigrant visa programs, arguably the most successful for the U.S. economy has been... Read More

Sherrod Brown Will Be Missed Mar. 09, 2019

Mark Shields

Why should it be of any importance or interest that Sherrod Brown, the third-term U.S. senator from ... Read More

In Trump's America, Kindness Is an Act of Resistance Feb. 27, 2019

Connie Schultz

Extreme wealth, in and of itself, is not a character flaw. Many rich people see their lucky lives as... Read More

Plan to Undermine New Minimum Wage Is Latest Display of Contempt for Voters Feb. 19, 2019

Daily Editorials

Missouri legislators are at it again, plotting to overturn a statewide vote, this time by chipping a... Read More

I'll Have the Steak and Eggs: A Political Parable Feb. 18, 2019

Marc Dion

Forty years ago, in one of those Midwestern cities where flat avenues end in clusters of convenience... Read More

Do We Really Need So Many Foreign Tech Workers? Feb. 07, 2019

Froma Harrop

Americans don't usually think of technical professionals as "guest workers," yet at any one time, th... Read More

Give Federal Workers Some Shutdown Relief Jan. 25, 2019

Daily Editorials

The federal shutdown, the longest in U.S. history, has lasted for more than 30 days, with no end in ... Read More

You Can't Always Get What You Want Jan. 25, 2019

Linda Chavez

Donald Trump's new slogan — "Build a wall and crime will fall" — may excite Ann Coulter,... Read More

A Childhood Home Isn't for Everyone Jan. 23, 2019

Connie Schultz

First, I saw the photo. Why, I wondered, was my youngest sister texting a picture of a yellow Kobelc... Read More

Are We Truly One Paycheck From Disaster? Jan. 15, 2019

Froma Harrop

The partial government shutdown has forced some federal workers to move money around to pay for food... Read More

2018, the Year of the Worker Jan. 01, 2019

Stephen Moore

If 2017 was the year of the investor — with stock market gains of more than 25 percent during ... Read More

On Wall Street, Us R Toys Oct. 16, 2018

Froma Harrop

As America emerged from World War II, the public generally agreed that the ordinary people who had e... Read More

'Unspeakably Hellish' Workhouse Conditions Require a Clear Plan Sep. 17, 2018

Daily Editorials

For years, human rights advocates have warned that conditions at the St. Louis Medium Security Insti... Read More

If You Don't Hate the Government, You're Not Paying Attention Sep. 07, 2018

Ted Rall

Imagine a store that makes its customers miserable. The interior is ugly and uncomfortable. The staf... Read More

Live It Up! Aug. 30, 2018

Work Daze

Join me, friend, in a toast to the good old days. You know — those wonderful days of yore whe... Read More

To Sleep, Perchance to Steam Aug. 09, 2018

Work Daze

These days, it's difficult to find heroes. Outside of thee and me, of course. That's why a recent J... Read More