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Policy and Government

From Investor’s Business Daily, Todd Hitt writes Millennials’ faith in free enterprise can be restored.

From Real Clear Markets, John Tamny believes President Trump is losing the trade war with China.

On Real Clear Markets, Allan Golombek writes tariffs will harm national security.

From Reason, Eric Boehm believes tariffs won’t save steel towns.

At Forbes.com, Jeremy Bogaisky says your flying car is almost here.

At City-Journal, Steven Malanga discusses dirty jobs and the American work ethic.

Texas beats California in population growth.

From Forbes.com, Clyde Wayne Crews Jr. tells us how to defend capitalism.

Why socialists are despised.

Monetary

Fed to allow inflation to tick up?

Sebastian Edwards at Bloomberg, part 2 of 4, American Default, “When Franklin Roosevelt Dropped a Bombshell on Gold”. Part 3.

From Project Syndicate, Robert Skidelsky tells us not to reinvent the monetary wheel.

In Rantt.com, Jan Weir, teacher of business law at the University of Toronto, addresses The Mysterious Creation of Money, noting, en passant, John Kenneth Galbraith’s observation that “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which complexity is used to disguise truth or to evade truth, not to reveal it.”

Tax

Trump hints at more tax cuts!

At Fox Business, Leia Klingel says Trump’s tax cuts cement the U.S. as a world leader.

Regulatory

How Dodd-Frank hurts the little guy.

World

Italy is facing a fiscal crisis.

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