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Surveillance cameras and barbed wire obscure the American flag. In the famous Greek myth, Pandora, the first woman on Earth, is given a box by the gods and told to keep it closed no matter

President Joe Biden meets with members of Congress to discuss the American Jobs Plan. 2021. When Americans face an intense, hyper-partisan Presidential election, every labor market report becomes fodder for Administration claims of what

Seal of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency at it headquarters building. 2021. The District Court of Wyoming announced an important decision on Friday, March 29. While seemingly arcane, the issue concerned

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer stands near the White House. 2017. There is no point in taking any of the economic assertions in Robert Lighthizer’s new book “No Trade is Free” seriously. That would be

Winsor McCay Buy American Policy. Editorial cartoon in New American, c. 1930s.  The economic and moral case for free trade is rock solid. But as even Adam Smith conceded, because reality is a cauldron of

Crowd awaiting the execution of Rudolf Höss. Auchwitz,1947 In 1788, George Washington wrote letters to the Marquis de Lafayette during the process of ratifying the proposed Constitution by the states.  Washington made clear to General

Doors of the Federal Communication Commission, would-be internet regulators. In 2017, late-night host Stephen Colbert told his audience that it was “a sad day” because the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had voted to repeal