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Retiring During a Civil War Jun. 26, 2017

Marc Dion

My parents were good working-class Americans, so they taught me to be scared and ashamed. They taugh... Read More

Why Trump Won't Bring Jobs Dec. 05, 2016

Joe Conason

Within a day after Donald Trump's triumphal visit to Indiana, where he claimed credit for "saving" 8... 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

The New Non-Working Class Oct. 07, 2016

Mona Charen

"He that will not work shall not eat (except by sickness he be disabled). For the labors of 30 or 40... Read More

Labor Force and Diamonds Sep. 28, 2016

Taking Stock

Dear Mr. Berko: Recently, I've been hearing the term "labor force participation rate" on most of the... Read More

The Love of Labor Sep. 01, 2016

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

While many of us consider work to be a four-letter word, we all know that work can be fun and exhila... Read More

Tell Politicians 'All Jobs Matter' Aug. 24, 2016

Daily Editorials

Hillary Clinton supports workers. Some of them, at least. Clinton favors increasing the minimum wage... Read More

Insanity Once More: The Hillary Clinton Economic Plan Aug. 16, 2016

Lawrence Kudlow

Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, when in fact the results n... Read More

Welfare Is the New Work Aug. 02, 2016

Stephen Moore

Two recent news stories highlight how pernicious the welfare state has become in America today. The ... Read More

Questions About Disability Benefits Jun. 15, 2016

Social Security and You

Q: I am 60 years old. I have had some major health issues and I have had to stop working. About 6 mo... Read More

A Business Recession Looms Jun. 04, 2016

Lawrence Kudlow

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics May job report was a shocker, with nonfarm payrolls up only 38,0... 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

Christmas Lists, New Year's Resolutions and Economic Freedom Dec. 17, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

It's Christmas time again, and with it come the dreams of better times. Families struggling with the... Read More

Wasn't Always This Way Sep. 09, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible an... Read More

Good Intentions and Unintended Effects of the Minimum Wage Jul. 30, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

In November 2016, District of Columbia voters may get a chance to vote on a proposal to raise the ho... Read More

The Fact-Free Left: Part II Jul. 22, 2015

Thomas Sowell

There is no way to know what is going on in someone else's mind. But sometimes their behavior tells ... Read More

A Smorgasbord of Head-shakers May. 22, 2015

David Limbaugh

Other than about a billion things, I'm feeling pretty upbeat about the current state of our nation u... Read More

The True Black Tragedy May. 20, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today's black problems are the... Read More

The Clinton Record Unmasked Apr. 11, 2015

Mark Shields

About the time the Dodgers abandoned Brooklyn for Los Angeles, my savvy precinct captain drilled int... Read More

Ruinous 'Compassion' Mar. 17, 2015

Thomas Sowell

It is fascinating to see brilliant people belatedly discover the obvious — and to see an even ... Read More