What economics lessons will America learn from the Biden boomlet?

By James Pethokoukis When President Biden signs the nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, he’ll be signing a pretty popular piece of legislation. A whopping 76 percent of Americans support the American Rescue Plan, according ....

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Washington passes another mega-stimulus, but do we really understand the risks?

By James Pethokoukis Well, we’re off to the races. President Biden on Thursday signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief and stimulus bill. And while forecasts vary, it’s safe to say that the consensus is looking ....

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Welfare reform cut child poverty in half. What will President Biden’s American Rescue Plan do?

The federal government will soon start sending monthly checks totaling up to $300 per child to middle- and low-income families. President Biden promises this policy — part of the recently passed American Rescue Plan — ....

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Problems with delaying a corporate rate increase

By Kyle Pomerleau According to Law360, the Biden administration is planning to delay some of its proposed corporate tax increases, including a rate hike from 21 to 28 percent, in an effort to minimize harm ....

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America isn’t back, It’s backing down

Joe Biden made his international debut at the virtual G7 Summit announcing with great fanfare that “America is back.” The Europeans received Biden’s feckless overture with giddy gleeful greed because Biden unequivocally stated that President ....

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What will governments do after Big Tech deplatformed Trump?

Launching a new administration involves thousands of decisions about appointments, budgets, executive orders, foreign leader contacts, legislative agendas, and the like. Planning begins long before the November election. But I suspect that President Joe Biden ....

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What happens when the EU and Biden redesign Big Tech?

Some politicians, academics, and regulatory practitioners are increasingly confident that there is something wrong with the structure of Big Tech. They are equally confident that smart regulators can remold Big Tech and make things better. ....

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