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Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

Philadelphia's Forfeiture Landmark
No longer can cops and prosecutors seize assets to fund their own pay.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

Schumer's FBI Ploy
The Democratic demand for a bureau probe is one more delaying tactic.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

The Missing China Trade Strategy
Trump imposes new tariffs but what he wants from Beijing isn't clear.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

No More Pay-to-Play Green Cards
The EB-5 Regional Center program is a bipartisan source of corruption and cronyism. Let it die.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

Clarence Thomas Hearings Redux
As in 1991, unverified allegations threaten to derail a Supreme Court nomination.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

What's the Matter With Westchester?
Suburbanites vote against their economic interest to advance social liberalism.

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Sep 18, 2018

The Corporate Tax Cut Is Paying for Itself
Faster-than-expected growth has produced a revenue windfall.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

What Really Happened in 2008
There was a housing shortage, not a bubble; the Fed was too tight, etc.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

The American Dream Needs a Jolt
Few believe their children will be better off, and current policy offers no solution.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 18, 2018

How Many Bank Bailouts Can America Withstand?
The architects of the 2008 rescues pretend they've been vindicated.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

Imperialism Will Be Dangerous for China
Beijing risks blowback as it exports surplus economic capacity to Africa and Asia.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

The #MeToo Kavanaugh Ambush
A story this old and unprovable can't be allowed to delay a Supreme Court confirmation vote.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

Cracking the Proxy Racket
The SEC withdraws guidance that built a corporate-governance duopoly.

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Sep 17, 2018

Resisting the Supreme Court
Unions and politicians are circumventing the Janus decision.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

It's Susan Collins's Moment
Failing to treat Kavanaugh fairly would give us a nasty #MeToo precedent.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

Stranger Things Have Happened
Today's young people will never hitchhike—but I did in the 1970s.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

Stop Bezos From Hiring Poor People?
Bernie Sanders's latest brainstorm would make the transition from welfare to work more difficult.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

Extremism Advances in the Largest Muslim Country
Indonesia's president, once considered an ally of religious minorities, puts a radical cleric on his ticket.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 17, 2018

A Spectral Witness Materializes
The passage of time sometimes causes people to forget, sometimes to invent or embellish.

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Sep 17, 2018

Venture Out of Your News Bubble
Liberal and conservative cable networks cover different stories altogether.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

The Election Tax Divide
The GOP wants to make tax cuts permanent. Democrats want repeal.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

Credit to the Carolinas
The floodwaters are still rising, but the rescue effort is impressive.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

Big Labor's Deep State
Republicans on the NLRB give in to Democratic bullying.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

The Truth About Hurricane Maria
‘Excess deaths' are a dubious measure, and Puerto Rican officials were unprepared.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

Drug Rebates Aren't 'Kickbacks'
A rule designed to save patients money would end up having the opposite effect.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

John Kerry, Meet George Logan
Is it a crime to meet with Iranian officials? It may well be.

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Sep 16, 2018

Why China Is Brutally Suppressing Muslims
The assault on the Uighurs serves Beijing's imperial ambitions, which require stable land borders.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

Trump's Half-Measures Won't Save the Coal Industry
The EPA is granting more power to states, but most already have committed to quitting fossil fuels.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 16, 2018

Happy Constitution Day, if You Can Keep It
The long-term survival of the Founders' design depends on people, not parchment.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

Eight Decades of Ethnic Dilemmas
Iconic sociologist Nathan Glazer on the problems of group identity, affirmative action and Donald Trump.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

Get Ready for the Next Financial Crisis
The post-2008 fixes piled on more debt. And when rates rise and credit turns, equity won't be far behind.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

The Manafort Plea
The former Trump aide agrees to cooperate. But what does he know?

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

The Vatican's China Syndrome
Rome gives Beijing the power to select its slate of bishops.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

The Dirt and Delay Playbook
Democrats want to push a Kavanaugh vote past Election Day.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

The U.S. Is Rich, So Storms Are Worse
Donald Trump's thought processes may be a mystery, but better hurricane policy isn't.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

The Satirist Who Mocked the Kremlin---and Russian Character
Vladimir Voinovich was exiled by the Soviets and later hailed as his nation's greatest living writer.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 14, 2018

Minnesota Is a House Divided on Trump
Republicans might take the Democratic stronghold of Duluth, while ceding the Twin Cities suburbs.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

Culling the Emerging-Market Herd
The lack of contagion so far gives countries an opening for reform.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

Due Process for Sexual Assault Cases
The Sixth Circuit says the accused have a right to cross-examination.

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Sep 13, 2018

A Late Hit on Kavanaugh
A bad confirmation gets worse for Sen. Dianne Feinstein.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

The Protesters vs. the Bondholders
The oversight board for Puerto Rico has a careful balancing act.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

Stopping the Priests Who Prey on Adults
Bishops should push to make it a civil crime for clergy to abuse those over 18.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

How Republicans Could Still Win
A forthcoming poll suggests ways they can persuade voters in swing districts.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

Bailouts Shouldn't Be Only for Banks
The government's failure to help homeowners after the 2008 crisis fueled populist anger at finance.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

Post-Lehman Sins of Transmission and Omission
Economists and central bankers know surprisingly little about how their crisis policies really worked.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

Get Real With $6-a-Gallon 'Raw Water'
The trend toward ‘authenticity' in food has led consumers to strange places.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

Bad Sports Don't Deserve to Lose
A reform for all pro games, inspired by the injustice done to Serena Williams.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 13, 2018

America Works
Readers report on a place where markets thrive and a place where they didn't.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

Edwin Stanton Was Part of the 'Resistance'---in 1860
If President Buchanan's experience is a precedent, Trump's internal critic may privately flatter him.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

Serena Williams's Time Out
Unsportsmanlike conduct has become routine in sports, life and in our politics.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

Trump's Income Bump
The Census shows that faster growth is helping all income levels.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

Ninth Circuit vs. Free Speech
The liberal judges rule that donor disclosure is no big deal.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

Narrow Odds for Narrow Banks
The Fed's disparate treatment of TNB hurts depositors.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

The SEC Has Ways to Stop the Slide in Public Offerings
Emerging companies need regulatory relief to make IPOs easier. Retail investors would benefit too.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

The U.S. Can Defuse Iraq's Crisis
Help prevent a civil war among the Shiites by providing water, energy and medical assistance.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

Thank Heaven for Bigger Boys
Like good men, they protected us when I was a little girl.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 12, 2018

Republicans' Turn in the Barrel
The volatile polls have swung against the GOP. But there is room for recovery.

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Sep 12, 2018

Non-Crazy Rich Asians and Trump
The President should embark on a Pacific recruiting trip.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

You Can't Bribe Susan Collins
A crowdfunding campaign threatens the Senator on Kavanaugh.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

California's Carbon Exorcism
Jerry Brown signs the statewide ban on fossil-fuel power by 2045.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

The Failure to Help Taiwan
Trump bows to Beijing when it protests U.S. help for Taipei.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

U.S. Business Creation Hits Record High
However the President may describe it, there's no denying the good news.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

Elizabeth Warren's Corporate Illogic
She wants to make companies give board seats to employees, but unions have stakeholders too.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

Third Time's the Charm for Obama in Midterms?
The former president didn't have much success helping other Democrats get elected in 2010 or '14.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

Carbs, Good for You? Fat Chance!
Dietary dogma's defenders continue to mislead the public and put Americans' health at risk.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

God Said, 'Be Fruitful and Multiply'
Israelis are taking Genesis 1:28 seriously. The Jewish state's fertility rate is 3.1, far above replacement.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

CBS and the Function of Severance
Why the company is not glad to save $180 million by refusing to pay off Les Moonves.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

Will Florida Take a Left Turn?
A lot is riding on Andrew Gillum, the progressive nominee for governor.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 11, 2018

Beijing's Power Grab in a Train Station
Police will enforce mainland law in a corner of Hong Kong.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

Shutting Down the PLO
The U.S. stops indulging Palestinian hostility to Israel.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

A Gas Tax Economics Lesson
New Jersey raised the tax on driving, and got less driving—and revenue.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

California's Corporate Quotas
A bill in Sacramento would dictate the gender of company directors.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

A Return to Normalcy Will Be the Fed's Biggest Test
Once interest rates reach the target level next year, monetary hawks and doves will fight over the future.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

A Heartland 9/11 Memorial
Gibsonburg, Ohio, is now home to a 7,000-pound piece of steel from the World Trade Center.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

Nationalism Rises---Even In Sweden
But the underperformance of an anti-immigrant party is an encouraging sign.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

Why the 'Obama Recovery' Took So Long
The economy should have roared back. Instead it crawled.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

Playing the Civility Card
The upending of basic decency and norms began long before Donald Trump.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn and the Socialism of Fools
At the root of his bigotry is a Marxist hatred of capitalist U.S. ‘imperialism.'

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

Peak China?
Alibaba's executive chairman Jack Ma decides to retire.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 10, 2018

The World Must Stop Assad
If the Syrian regime attacks Idlib, the result will be a humanitarian and geopolitical disaster.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

100% Certifiable California
Democrats now want to ban all fossil fuels from the electrical grid.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

Nailed by Steel Tariffs
Trump protectionism is driving a Missouri company to the brink.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

Sweden's Political Warning
The Sweden Democrats finish third on an anti-immigration platform.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

Peer Pressure and 'Transgender' Teens
Ideologues try to suppress a study on the increasing prevalence of ‘rapid onset gender dysphoria.'

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

On Syria, the U.S. Can Drive a Hard Bargain With Russia
Putin gives nothing away without a price. To protect America's interests, neither should Trump.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

The Volcker Rule Needs Transparency More Than 'Simplification'
Five different agencies collect data in various forms. Regulators should standardize them.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

Notable & Quotable: Democrats' Expert Witnesses
‘Children who aren't old enough to vote testified against the nominee.'

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

Lehman: Political and Personal
The man who led the firm after it collapsed says politics still reigns over policy.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

Argentina Needs to Dollarize
Another crisis for the peso, as the central bank proves it is not to be trusted.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 09, 2018

Kids Don't Learn the Ropes These Days
My son won't have to endure my gym-class climbing terror.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 07, 2018

Senate Democratic Infowars
The questioning of Brett Kavanaugh was often as factual as Alex Jones.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 07, 2018

Richard DeVos
The Amway founder embodied the values of Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Sep 07, 2018

Real Wages Are Rising
More evidence that faster growth is flowing to workers.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 07, 2018

A Senate Barnburner in Farm Country
North Dakota's tossup election may turn on trade, conservative values, and how much the state wants to embrace Donald Trump.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 07, 2018

We're Surviving Trump Just Fine
Hysteria aside, the Woodward book shows the president as an amateur.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 07, 2018

Click on a News Channel for a Seventh-Inning Kvetch
When there's a lull in the game, I take a break from baseball for a few minutes of partisan yelling.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 07, 2018

The New Jewish-Christian Amity
Social changes lead to a confluence of worldviews between the Orthodox and the evangelical.

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Sep 07, 2018

A Democratic Reformer Tries to Hang On in New England
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo moves left, but it's not enough to spare her a primary challenge.

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Sep 07, 2018

Burt Reynolds and Washington's 'Senior' Suspects
A 1970s movie star; a 2018 political mystery.

Wall Street Opinion
Sep 06, 2018

Pakistani Prior Restraint in Holland
After protests thousands of miles away, an anti-Islam politician cancels a cartoon contest.

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