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Donald Trump’s strategy in his trade war with China boils down to inflicting sufficient economic pain to eventually force Beijing’s leaders to make the concessions the president wants—whatever those may be. That’s the obvious purpose of the tariffs he plans to impose on another $200 billion …

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In the new superhero movie “Incredibles 2,” the baby, Jack-Jack, freaks out his family when he morphs into a destructive demon. NATO members who have been on the receiving end of Donald Trump’s blasts as he prepared for a summit in Brussels—“we’re schmucks for paying for the whole thing”—see…

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The indications of a warming world are numerous and hard to miss. Last year was the third-warmest year on record for both the planet and the United States—exceeded only by 2015 and 2016. In June, scientists reported that Antarctica has lost 3 trillion tons of ice since 1992—yielding “enough …

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The Supreme Court just dealt unions a crushing blow, but they've endured worse — and come out stronger. The U.S. Supreme Court has just dealt unions a bruising blow. In a 5-4 vote, the court ruled that public sector employees who benefit from unions’ collective bargaining services will no longer have to pay for them.

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Mexico entered a brave old world on Sunday by electing former Mexico City Mayor Andrés Manuel López Obrador to a six-year term as president. The 64-year-old left-wing populist has lost twice, in 2006 and 2012, but this time he won against two weak candidates while promising more moderate policies.

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The Supreme Court is a real piece of work. Over the last few days it’s been popping off far-right proclamations like a drunk uncle at Thanksgiving. Except this uncle gets to make the rules in your house, and he can stay there until he dies.

Would Republicans in Congress stay mute if a president imposed income or sales taxes on U.S. industries on an arbitrary whim? We doubt it, so it’s dispiriting to see Senate Republicans let Donald Trump impose tens of billions of dollars in border taxes without so much as a vote of protest.

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The decision by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association to drop plans for debates featuring candidates in the hotly contested primaries among Democrats running for governor and Republicans running for the U.S. Senate is deeply disappointing.

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There are many items which are rightfully placed in the “win” column for Gov. Scott Walker. Economic development, check. Lower tax burden on individuals and businesses, check. Low unemployment, check. Educational opportunities and workforce development, check.

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After the all-important college acceptances, the next vital pieces of paper arrive: financial aid “award” letters. High school seniors and their parents have to scrutinize each grant, scholarship and loan option to figure out which college they can afford and exactly what it will cost to set…

The low U.S. labor force participation rate has several causes, but a major one is the disincentive to work created by government programs. The Republican Party’s growth wing has spent years developing ideas for addressing these incentives not to work and rise up the economic ladder, and the…

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China’s economic and military rise is now generally seen as hostile to the interests of the United States. The problem is complicated, however, by China’s clever exploitation of rising nationalist and anti-globalist sentiment in the United States.