The Man Who Made Milton Friedman a Star

The Man Who Made Milton Friedman a Star

In the era of Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, champions of the free-market capitalism may feel beleaguered. Those of a certain age thought they’d won the argument against socialism along with the Cold War. Bob Chitester, a veteran of the…

Trump’s Already Won

Trump’s Already Won

Win or lose, America’s 45th president deserves credit for a more competitive economy, a nation at peace and a secure rule of law. Donald Trump doesn’t trample Americans’ rights. He doesn’t start wars; he ends them. And he makes comments…

Mexican Economy Rebounded in Third Quarter

Mexican Economy Rebounded in Third Quarter

MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s economy picked up sharply in the third quarter, led by a rebound in industrial production as businesses reopened from shutdowns to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Gross domestic product, a measure of the country’s output in goods…

Germany’s Shift From Wolf to Lamb

Germany’s Shift From Wolf to Lamb

After trouncing mighty France in eight weeks in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, Prussia pounded 25 German principalities and statelets into a new German Reich. The venue of the proclamation didn’t bode well. The Second Reich, styled as heir to…

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