Opinion | More Hidden Costs in the Fight for $15

An employee at Anthropologie adjusts a display in Newport Beach, Calif., May 26, 2020. Photo: Paul Bersebach/Zuma Press The economic debate over the minimum wage is often fought over jobs numbers. In a February survey of economists, 45% of respondents … Read more

Opinion | The Attack on an Alzheimer’s Drug

Photo: /Associated Press Public-health and media critics failed to stop federal approval of Aduhelm, Biogen’s new drug for Alzheimer’s. So now they’re mounting an assault on the drug’s cost to stop Medicare from paying for it. Their sudden and rare … Read more

Opinion | Justice Gorsuch’s Antitrust Tutorial

Photo: Keith Srakocic/Associated Press Congress is gearing up to pass new antitrust laws that scrap the consumer-welfare standard that has long held sway under the law. The Supreme Court weighed in Monday with a timely reminder that courts still need … Read more

Opinion | Manchin’s Voter-ID Deception

Sen. Joe Manchin speaks during a committee meeting on Capitol Hill, June 10. Photo: Alex Wong/Associated Press Joe Manchin of West Virginia appeared to have scuttled the Democrats’ federal takeover of state voting laws, styled S.1, from which he is … Read more

Opinion | Honoring Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai pauses during an interview in Hong Kong, July 1, 2020. Photo: Vincent Yu/Associated Press The Committee to Project Journalists was founded 40 years ago to fight for journalists who are “attacked, imprisoned or killed.” In this spirit, the … Read more

Don’t Sweat Your Pandemic Résumé Gap

Looking to get back to work after a pandemic break? That gap on your résumé might not be the obstacle you think it is. The stigma around career pauses, already beginning to ebb in recent years, has eased further amid … Read more

Palestinians Scrap Pfizer Vaccine Swap With Israel

TEL AVIV—The Palestinian Authority on Friday pulled out of a swap of Pfizer -BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine with Israel, citing concerns about the quality of an initial shipment. Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said 90,000 doses Israel had sent of … Read more

Opinion | Arresting Hong Kong’s Press

By The Editorial Board Close The Editorial Board June 17, 2021 6:37 pm ET A worker packs copies of Apple Daily newspaper at the printing house in Hong Kong, June 18. Photo: Kin Cheung/Associated Press Hong Kong’s political and economic … Read more