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 | Dr. Fauci and the Mask Disaster

Nobody needs to be shocked that political messaging was going on during the Covid crisis, as seen in the Anthony Fauci emails from early in the pandemic recently released under the Freedom of Information Act. Politicians and officials wouldn’t be … 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

Opinion | Maskless Among the Lemmings

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks on Covid-19 vaccination incentives in San Francisco, June 14. Photo: Nina Riggio/Associated Press California finally opened up on June 15. We can actually set foot inside stores and restaurants without having to wear a mask. … Read more