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President Donald Trump and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell

Trump is mad about Fed rate hikes, but he only has himself to blame for them

Opinion: Trump believes the Fed’s rate hikes are pushing up the dollar and will cause bigger trade deficits. He’s right. But he shouldn’t be so upset. The strong dollar and the Fed’s recent actions are the logical result of his own policy and personnel choices.
Theresa May and Donald Trump hold hands as they walk in the White House in January 2017.

After Trump’s landmark visit to the UK, it’s important to keep investment soaring and break down trade barriers

Opinion: President Trump made his first official visit to the UK last week. He and UK Prime Minister Theresa May voiced support for securing a fair trade deal after Brexit. Dr. Liam Fox, the UK's trade secretary, says it's important that trade between the countries is mutually beneficial.
Annie Lowrey

‘Give People Money’ is a useful book about a bad idea

Opinion: Shortly after the 2016 election, I wrote that universal basic income — the blue-sky policy idea of the government providing a subsistence-level cash payment to every American, or at least every American adult — was an idea that needed to die. Annie Lowrey disagrees.
: U.S. President Donald Trump introduces U.S. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh as his nominee to the United States Supreme Court during an event in the East Room of the White House July 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.

There are 3 ways Trump has changed the Supreme Court nominating process for the better

Opinion: Much of Donald Trump's administration has been shambolic and unpredictable. But his orderly judicial nominating process has produced the results he promised. Future presidents of both parties should copy his innovations, especially picking Supreme Court nominees from a pre-determined list.

The coming ‘labor shortage’ in America is great news for workers

Opinion: For now, the coming "labor shortage" is good news for workers. We should root for it to continue. It's undoubtedly a headache for some owners and managers. But it's one they should, hopefully, be made to live with for a few years.
Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton both made the top 20.

The top 20 presidents in US history, according to historians

President Barack Obama made the list because of his "pursuit of equal justice."

On this July Fourth, an ode to the greatest country in the world

Opinion: This July Fourth, in the midst of all the plans for barbeques and baseball games, flags and fireworks, there's a darker, more pessimistic sense of defeatism lurking.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Australia just took a cue from Trump on Palestine, and it proves his unconventional approach can pay off

Opinion: Australia, like the US, will not fund the Palestinian Authority until it can be sure the organization has ceased funding terror. The Palestinian Authority financially rewards terrorists and their surviving family members. The international community is finally speaking up.
A Mission Police Dept. officer (L), and a U.S. Border Patrol agent watch over a group of Central American asylum seekers before taking them into custody

Denmark’s new laws on immigrant ‘ghettos’ are a chilling look into what happens after the border

Opinion: News about immigration in the US has focused on the border, not on what happens to people we let cross it. A New York Times piece proves that Denmark is the perfect example of what not to do to people we welcome into our country.

Some practical thoughts on gay marriage after Anthony Kennedy’s retirement

Opinion: There are some good reasons to think the Supreme Court is unlikely to reverse key gay-rights decisions, even with a new, more conservative justice replacing Anthony Kennedy.