Opinion | An Open Congress Would Make Better Laws

The Capitol dome at sunrise in Washington, March 4. Photo: Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press President Ronald Reagan asked voters: “Are you

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Opinion | Canceling Student Debt: Is $10,000 Too Much or Not Enough?

Editor’s note: This week’s Future View evaluates President Biden’s proposal to cancel $10,000 in student-loan debt per person. For next

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Opinion | Democrats’ Stealth Plan to Enact Universal Basic Income

Universal basic income is about to arrive in America. Congressional Democrats’ $1.9 trillion stimulus bill provides for no-strings attached checks,

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Opinion | Biden’s Stimulus and the ‘Financialization’ of Taxes

A central Republican criticism of the $1.9 trillion Covid “stimulus” Democrats plan to ram through Capitol Hill is that taxes

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Opinion | An Open Mind Is the Key to the Post-Covid Economy

‘When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” There are competing accounts of the authorship

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Opinion | ‘Stimulus’ Does Little for Jobs

The Biden administration says if Congress passes the proposed $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill, we won’t have to “wait for

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Opinion | Return of the Swamp Creatures

Washington doesn’t usually make it easy to pinpoint the moment when things went wrong. So thanks to Rep. Rosa DeLauro

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Opinion | Wisconsin’s Capitol Siege, 10 Years On

The Occupy movement didn’t start on Wall Street in September 2011. It started on my street in Wisconsin’s capital seven

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Opinion | A Stimulus Dollar Is Only a Dollar

Wait for it . . . any day now . . . get ready for the “multipliers.” You know, the idea that a government

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