Opinion | A Bipartisan Missile Buildup

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and President Ronald Reagan sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty in the White House, Dec. 8, 1987. Photo: str old/Reuters The Biden Administration often seems as if wants to repudiate every decision by its … Read more

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 | Sanders Plan: Tax Republicans

Vermont’s socialist U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders last week at the Capitol in Washington. Photo: Tom Williams/Zuma Press When he served as Speaker of the House in the 1990s, then- Rep. Newt Gingrich (R., Ga.) could always count on getting a … Read more

Opinion | El Salvador’s Big Bitcoin Mistake

A customer buys a Coca-Cola from a shop that accepts Bitcoin in El Zonte, El Salvador, June 14. Photo: Cristina Baussan/Bloomberg News El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele announced by video at a June 5 cryptocurrency revival meeting in Miami that … Read more

Opinion | Are Covid Vaccines Riskier Than Advertised?

One remarkable aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic has been how often unpopular scientific ideas, from the lab-leak theory to the efficacy of masks, were initially dismissed, even ridiculed, only to resurface later in mainstream thinking. Differences of opinion have sometimes … Read more