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"After going it alone on trade for four years, Trump is likely to continue on this path. A Biden team is unlikely to lift the tariffs anytime soon but may be more willing to work with international partners to seek trade reforms."
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"Detracting from Goldberg’s thesis is a propensity to launch into what seem to this reader to be idiosyncratic concerns not directly related to globalization and populism."
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Today the Mercatus Center at George Mason University announces a series of prizes through its Emergent Ventures program for innovators working to combat COVID-19. These prizes are an effort to stimulate innovation in the face of a pandemic. Learn more:
Businesses with 50 or more employees are subject to the #ACA 's employer mandate. Nationwide, between 28,000 and 50,000 small businesses appear to have reduced their number of full-time employees to fewer than 50 because of the mandate.
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"The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting...have never come from centralized government."
What if you could purchase an empty seat on a private flight that was going where you needed to go anyway for a majorly discounted price? How the FAA killed Uber for airplanes:
Reforming the US immigration system to promote growth: @DanielGriswold
A reminder from Milton Friedman: There's no such thing as a free lunch
"Communism... has revealed itself for the whole world to see as an unfortunate and terrible historical mistake."