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Antitrust And Labor Movements Return to Their Roots

While modern antitrust reformers are preoccupied with the amount of competition, Progressive-Era activists argued that the quality of competition mattered too. Two new bills harken back to that time.

By Brian Callaci

Why China Might Help End This War

It’s because the People’s Republic has as much—or more—to lose in the Russia-Ukraine war as any non-combatant.

By Richard Vague

Is “Middle-Out” Biden’s New Deal?

Bidenomics is the biggest shift in U.S. economic policy since Roosevelt and Reagan; how rebuilding the middle class will transform our economy and politics.

By Nick Hanauer Eric Beinhocker

What Biden’s Message Should Be

People need to know what the President is for. But more important, they need to know what—and who—he is against.

By Jeff Hauser Max Moran

Whither Inflation?

Whether we're able to get past high inflation in a year or two will depend in large part on how well we move past COVID. Here's why.

By Richard Vague