Stephen Moore, who formerly wrote on the economy and public policy for The Wall Street Journal, is chief economist at The Heritage Foundation.

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May 21, 2019, 9:08 AM EDT
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May 14, 2019, 8:58 AM EDT
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May 7, 2019, 9:19 AM EDT
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April 30, 2019, 8:51 AM EDT
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April 23, 2019, 9:08 AM EDT
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April 16, 2019, 8:59 AM EDT
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April 9, 2019, 9:26 AM EDT
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April 2, 2019, 9:17 AM EDT
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March 26, 2019, 8:52 AM EDT
Former President Barack Obama (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal has been widely ridiculed for its massive disruption to the economy and a price tag of tens of trillions of dollars.
March 19, 2019, 8:39 AM EDT
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March 12, 2019, 8:58 AM EDT
In almost every case, whenever a tariff or quota is imposed on imports, that tax is strongly supported by the domestic industry getting the protective shield from lower-priced foreign competition. The sugar industry supports sugar tariffs; textile mills lobby for tariffs on foreign clothing. The steel industry and the aluminum makers are getting rich off of the high taxes on imported metals.
March 5, 2019, 9:01 AM EST
President Trump gave one of his most memorable and impactful speeches two weeks ago, when he systematically dismantled the case for socialism. In that speech, he recalled the economic harm and destruction in nations that have adopted socialism, communism or Stalinism. "America will never be a socialist country," Trump pledged in his speech in Florida.
February 26, 2019, 9:16 AM EST
"This is the flip side (of) tax the rich, tax the rich, tax the rich. The rich leave, and now what do you do?" said New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Feb. 4.
February 19, 2019, 9:19 AM EST
Does anyone know where all those free trade Democrats went?
February 12, 2019, 8:53 AM EST
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, has released her Green New Deal plan to the nation — and to great applause from the Democratic Party.
February 5, 2019, 9:04 AM EST
Well, what do you know! It turns out that amateur economist Donald J. Trump knows more about sound monetary policy than Fed chairman Jerome Powell and his team of hundreds of Ph.D. economists.
January 22, 2019, 8:28 AM EST
On Saturday, Donald Trump shrewdly flipped the table on Nancy Pelosi in the government shutdown standoff. He has now proposed a grand bargain on immigration: legalization of some 1 million so-called Dreamers — the foreigners who were brought into the U.S. illegally by their parents — and an immediate end to the shutdown, if she agrees to expand funding to $5.7 billion for the wall.
January 15, 2019, 9:53 AM EST
Oh how far the Democratic Party has fallen. In recent days, we've seen the new darling of the Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, crusading for a 70 percent income tax rate.
January 8, 2019, 8:55 AM EST
In the months after the election of Donald Trump, there was a mini-political movement in California to get the Golden State to secede from the Union.
January 2, 2019, 9:24 AM EST
If 2017 was the year of the investor — with stock market gains of more than 25 percent during President Donald Trump's first year in office — then 2018 was undoubtedly the year of the American worker.