Donald Trump is a symptom of a new kind of class warfare raging at home and abroad

To understand events around the world today, one must think in terms of the class struggle. This sentence sounds like something that could be written by a doctrinaire Marxist. But it is nonetheless true. Much of the current tension in America and in many other democracies is in fact a product of a class struggle. It’s not the kind of class struggle that Karl […]

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Pot is already legal in lots of places. Now we need strong warning labels to keep the public safe

A growing number of states are mulling legalizing medical marijuana, but is pot as harmless as people think? On ‘Fox & Friends,’ author of ‘Tell Your Children’ Alex Berenson warns that scientific studies are showing how dangerous cannabis is. In a recent Fox News op-ed, libertarian John Stossel called for legalizing marijuana. But 34 states have already legalized medical marijuana […]

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Shutdown battle is either at the ‘absurd’ or the ‘serious’ stage: Charles Lane

Emergency powers in focus as President Trump and Democrats remain at impasse over border wall funding As the partial government shutdown drew closer to becoming the longest of any government shutdown in U.S. history, Washington Post opinion writer Charles Lane reevaluated the present state of the battle over border security on the "Special Report" All-Star panel Friday night. Lane — along […]

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Beware: Medicare-for-all is fool's gold

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) There’s a health care reform idea making the rounds and garnering significant attention these days. It is the very plausible sounding Medicare-for-all. Who could argue with expanding a program that America’s seniors generally like and indeed have come to rely on? After all, if it’s good enough for the grandparents, isn’t it good enough for everyone else? […]

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‘H.R. 420’ is a proposed bill that would regulate marijuana like alcohol

A bill introduced in Congress this week that seeks to regulate marijuana like alcohol has been numbered “H.R. 420,” a name the bill’s sponsor has called a “tongue-in-cheek” reference to cannabis. A press release from U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer — a Democrat from Oregon who is the founder and co-chair of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus — says that “while the bill number […]

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Is AT&T Inc. a Buy?

AT&T, Inc. (NYSE: T) is unloved on Wall Street, with the stock down by roughly a third since early 2016. That, however, has pushed the yield up over 7%, more than three times what you'd get from owning an S&P 500 Index fund. Is this out-of-favor telecom giant a buy as it expands into new spaces? Changing with the times […]

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Epic Games Is Exploiting a Loophole in Google's Mobile Ecosystem

Epic Games, the creator of the hit game Fortnite, is launching its own mobile app store for Android devices this year. It will run as a stand-alone Android app that will likely be downloaded from Epic's website instead of Alphabet's (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google Play and will run its own non-Google app ecosystem within Android. Epic will let developers […]

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