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Veronique de Rugy is a columnist for The New York Sun.

Veronique de Rugy is the George Gibbs Chair in Political Economy and a senior…

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Opinion (Columnists)

With the Fed Seemingly Unable To Vanquish Today’s Inflationary Wave, Are Government-Imposed Price Controls Next?

The Cato Institute’s Ryan Bourne, out with a new book extolling the price system for its beauty, would like to protect it from government interference.

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Opinion (Columnists)

Talk of a Union Renaissance Appears To Be Much Ado About Nothing

Though union membership has recently risen, it isn’t keeping up with the growth of the total number of working Americans.

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Opinion (Columnists)

Will Biden Back California’s Under-the-Radar Scheme To Hobble America’s Railroads?

Coast regulators want to phase out diesel rail locomotives, the mainstay of American long-haul freight transportation.

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Opinion (Columnists)

Use by Congress of ‘Emergency’ Powers To Move the $95 Billion for Israel, Ukraine, and Other Allies Is a Recipe for Trouble

The strategy relieves the legislators of having to have a conversation about tradeoffs and offsets and allows it to double down on fiscal irresponsibility.

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Opinion (Columnists)

If Your Taxes Were Too High This Year, Just Wait Until America’s Debt Bill Comes Due

If spending isn’t cut, taxes will have to be raised on everyone, a lot.

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Opinion (Other)

Can America Return to the Fiscal and Monetary Norms Established by Hamilton, Its First Treasury Secretary?

The fear is that eroding fiscal norms will change investors’ expectations about being repaid for government debt, something that comes with just about every bad economic consequence one can imagine.

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