Browsing posts tagged: Capital Matters
Biden’s COVID-Relief Bill: A Glass Not Full

The president has taken the real need for relief and used it to advance a series of policies that owe more to politics than to the pandemic.

End the Tariff Taboo

Tariffs may be here to stay — and reckoning with their advantages is better than dogmatic opposition.

A Broken Market and ‘Rational’ Bubbles

The week of January 18: Rational bubbles, Davos’ questionable guest, the long road to a quick vaccine, and much, much more.

Leader of Canadian Province Urges Biden Admin to Reconsider Keystone XL Pipeline

President Biden canceled the construction permit for the pipeline in one of his first executive orders following his inauguration.

The Coming Green New Dole

On the menu today: climate follies, minimum-wage follies, “robber baron” myths, Crocs’ pandemic surge, and COVID-19’s long-term economic scarring.

COVID-19 Vaccines: An Overnight Success Decades in the Making

The rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines has accentuated the need for investment in foundational research.

Biden’s Economic Policy Puzzle

On the menu today: Yellen’s first Senate hearing, Biden’s inauguration, Europe’s small-loan buildup, and a look back at the Plaza Accord.

How Corporate Tax Rules Hurt American Manufacturing

In the conservative debate on tax policy, both sides should agree to repeal tax provisions that hurt manufacturers.