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Prescription drug costs a crime

President Donald Trump has complained that U.S. drug companies are “getting away with murder.” For once the hyperbole is forgivable: It suggests he takes...

Still no good way to let a big bank fail

Once upon a time, President Donald Trump vowed to “do a very major haircut” on the Dodd-Frank Act. After a lengthy review, his officials...

Reform, not undermine, fair-lending law

More than 40 years ago, Congress adopted the Community Reinvestment Act to ensure that banks would serve everyone in the areas where they do...

What’s bad for GE is worse for America

General Electric’s multibillion-dollar loss in a unit that sold long-term-care insurance is a blow from which the iconic company is still reeling. But it’s...

Stop playing politics with ports

Who actually benefits from the Jones Act, the 1920 law stipulating that all maritime commerce between U.S. ports has to take place on ships...

Let states cut drug prices

Drug prices are too high, and Congress lacks the political will to do anything about it. These are two of the most uncontroversial assertions...

How not to erase student debt

Even by government standards, it is a colossally dumb idea: revoking someone’s license to work as a way to get them to pay off...

The case for three-year degrees

The basic cause of America’s student-loan crisis is no mystery: College tuition and fees continue to soar while the earnings of recent graduates remain...

Big banks need to know what they’re doing

“Know thyself,” goes the Delphic maxim. You might think it superfluous advice for the world’s biggest banks – that the executives responsible for global...

Tax reform is not about ‘cuts’

When Congress recently adopted a budget, the White House responded (as it is wont to do) with a tweet. “Budget passes House,” it read....
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