Opinion | On Capital Gains, Joe Biden Is No Jack Kennedy

There is nothing “moderate” about Joe Biden’s proposals to tax high-income investors. First, the top individual tax rate for income

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Opinion | States of Unemployment

Friday’s employment report for July shows the labor market continues to improve, despite a setback from the surge in coronavirus

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Opinion | Trump’s Trillion-Dollar Choice

As negotiations for another giant spending bill proceed in Washington, President Trump faces a choice. Does he do another deal

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Opinion | What China Learned From Cold War America

China thinks that power is the arbiter of world affairs, and that technology is power. That’s something it learned from

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Opinion | No More Blank Checks From Congress for Coronavirus

A near-record 158.8 million Americans were employed in February, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Then the novel coronavirus

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Opinion | A Growth Agenda for Italy Requires Giving Bureaucrats the Boot

Rome Only three major countries—Belgium, the U.K. and Spain—have officially experienced more Covid-19 deaths per capita than Italy. Yet more

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Opinion | The Covid Fiscal Crisis Is About Debt and Taxes

Alas, it’s time to talk about what the coronavirus pandemic means for your tax bill. The good news is that

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Opinion | Your Sunny Fiscal Update

It barely gets a headline these days, but we thought readers might like to know that federal spending for the

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