How Restrictive Labor Laws Keep Puerto Rico’s Economy Down

An economic crisis has engulfed Puerto Rico. The Financial Oversight Management Board, a federally-mandated advisory group, has worked to help Puerto Rico deal with its financial crisis and establish policies that will lead to long-run growth. The board says Puerto

Tariffs Are Harming the American Workers They’re Supposed to Protect

Back in January, I compared Reagan’s pro-trade views with Trump’s cramped protectionism. Well, here’s another video of the Gipper talking about trade. I especially like how he used “destructionism” to describe protectionism. And let’s consider exactly the kind of destruction that may

The Entire Western World

In this column I am going to use three of the current top news stories to illustrate the disconnect that is everywhere in the Western mind. Let us begin with the family separation issue. The separation of children from immigrant/refugee/asylum

The Persistent Myth

Opinion polls in the United States and the United Kingdom have found that a majority of the public in both countries has a remarkably consistent belief that only about 10,000 Iraqis were killed as a result of the U.S.-British invasion of Iraq in 2003. Estimates