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Policy and Government

Director Kudlow says Trump won’t back down in China trade talks.

Justin Fox at Bloomberg Opinions gives his take on the history of economic growth by postwar presidencies, from the Bushes (the worst), to Nixon and Obama (nearly as bad), to Kennedy/Johnson, (amazing – although Johnson quickly dissipated his legacy from JFK).

Vivian Zheng, at TowardDataScience.com, discusses Bill and Melinda Gates’s favorite book, “Factfulness”, which provides “10 reasons we’re wrong about the world, and why things are better than you think”.

Monetary

Jeffrey Snider at Real Clear Markets ruthlessly strips the bark off the Fed’s DSGE economic model and resultant intermittent catastrophes.

Regulatory

CEI: Keep the platform economy free.

Dallas Morning News reports freezing CAFE standards will save lives.