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Economy (page 6)

May 22, 2021 5:00 pm

The Curious Case of a Toys ‘R’ Us Killer

Vornado’s twisting corporate history tracks long-term trends in retailing and manufacturing.
Addison Del Mastro
May 21, 2021 5:15 am

What Happens When the Music Stops?

Economic booms don’t last forever. Will this boom end like 1998 or 2008?
R. Marshall Brandt
May 19, 2021 5:30 am

100 Years After Its Creation, the Federal Budget Process Needs Updating

The law creating the modern budget process was enacted in 1921. In 2021, it’s badly in need of reform.
James C. Capretta
May 6, 2021 5:30 am

Could Biden’s Spending Cost Democrats in the Midterms?

An overstimulated economy could crash right before the 2022 elections.
Desmond Lachman
May 3, 2021 5:30 am

The Return of Earmarks

Long synonymous with pork-barrel spending, earmarks were eliminated a decade ago. Here’s why they’re coming back.
James C. Capretta
April 30, 2021 5:30 am

WeWork: The Mumbo-Jumbo and the Meaning

The scandal-ridden flex-office business is still around, despite the pandemic. Its ousted founder gets the documentary treatment.
Addison Del Mastro
April 26, 2021 5:30 am

The U.S. Government Needs a Budget

Years of disorderly, undisciplined budgeting have let political leaders of both parties avoid inconvenient questions—and exploded our debt.
James C. Capretta
April 12, 2021 5:30 am

Why We Must Rein in Amazon—and How

The web behemoth’s anti-competitive, anti-union conduct is coming under increasing scrutiny.
Richard North Patterson
April 8, 2021 5:30 am

Reducing Unemployment Fraud Without Depriving Eligible Applicants

Learning from the failures and successes of the last year.
Brent Orrell and Matt Leger
April 8, 2021 5:30 am

Time to Take UBI Seriously?

Americans have gotten a glimpse of Universal Basic Income programs. They like what they see so far. And we should…
Michael J. Totten