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    Univision Partners with U.N. to Push Climate Change Agenda

    Walter Cronkite once said, “In seeking truth you have to get both sides of the story.” Well, if that’s the case, then our country’s biggest Spanish-language network has no interest in providing Hispanics in the United States—this nation’s fastest-growing and youngest demographic—with the truth on the issue of climate change. … More

    SEC Continues Clash with Financial Stability Oversight Council

    The 2010 Dodd–Frank Act is a colossal regulatory mess that gave us, among other things, a new set of turf battles among regulators. The latest fight is between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and, well, basically all the other financial regulators. The Wall Street Journal notes: Luis Aguilar, a … More

    Even Captain America Wants Tax Breaks

    Today’s the day: #CaptainAmerica #WinterSoldier explodes into theaters worldwide! Got your tickets yet? pic.twitter.com/wYPUK21c1r — Captain America (@CaptainAmerica) April 4, 2014 “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” which began storming U.S. movie theaters last night, filmed key scenes last May in Washington, D.C. But few movies or TV shows not starring … More

    The Chamber in Silicon Valley: Looking for the Next Bill Gates?

    The Chamber of Commerce announced this week it is opening a second office in Silicon Valley. The Chamber is no doubt in the hunt to expand its membership base, but will it lobby for policies that encourage the next generation of garage discoveries and creative destruction—or lock in the market … More

    March Jobs Report: No Change in Unemployment Rate

    The March employment report showed modest job gains of 192,000 with the unemployment rate unchanged at 6.7 percent. Unemployment remains highest among teenagers (20.9 percent) and African Americans (12.4 percent). The sectors with strongest growth were food services and drinking places (+30,000) and temporary help services (+29,000). With additions in … More

    What the Left Doesn’t Want You to Know About Equal Pay for Women

    “Equal Pay Day” is slated for April 8—plenty of time for Democrats to start playing the gender card in hopes of galvanizing female voters ahead of the November midterm elections. Rumor has it that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D–Nev.) is getting ready to move on the Paycheck Fairness Act—a … More

    Unions Getting Creative in Election-Year Struggle

    If it seems like unions are making a fuss lately, it’s because they are. It’s an election year, and they need money. Just one in 15 private-sector workers is a union member—in 2013, union membership was at its lowest rate since 1916. That might explain why they’re grasping for new … More

    Jordan Weissmann Thinks Economics Is a Gimmick

    Jordan Weissmann of Slate writes that using modern economic methods in budgetary analysis is a “trick…gimmick…fantasy…miraculous…flight of fancy…picking a number out of a hat.”  Weissmann’s immediate target is Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R–Wis.) new budget. But his haphazard insults implicitly spread to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the general use … More

    Economic Freedom: America’s Entrepreneurial Pulse at Risk

    April 15, better known as Tax Day, is approaching again. The “Yes, We Can” Administration, which has squandered billions of hard-working Americans’ tax dollars every year on wasteful programs, has deprived economic freedom at an accelerating rate. The collateral damage from America’s dwindling economic freedom can only get costlier over … More

    In Peru, Trade—Not Aid—Works Best

    Peru Bosques, a $38 million project included in the Peru Trade Promotion Authority that was meant to help the Peruvian government write a new forestry law, has not fared well, according to a 2012 audit by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) inspector general. At the time of the … More