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International Law and “Hate Speech” Online

Governments are required to prohibit a broad and ambiguous category of speech while businesses are instructed to “respect” a putative right to be free of “hate speech,” a demand that could support banning a wide range of speech. The U.S. legislature and courts do not recognize such required prohibitions, but their reticence does not obligate social media companies incorporated in the United States.

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The Murky Origins of the H-2B Program’s Prevailing Wage Rule

The Department of Labor (DOL) requires that businesses that hire workers under the H-2B program—America’s temporary worker program for seasonal nonagricultural jobs—pay a minimum wage known as the “prevailing wage.” This requirement substantially reduces the number of requests for H-2B workers.

July 23, 2020
Commentary

Lebanon Hyperinflates

Just how has Lebanon found itself in such an inglorious position? For years, the Lebanese government, the central bank (Banque du Liban), and savers played a game.

National Review (Online)
July 23, 2020
Commentary

Roberts Rules

Roberts has gone out of his way not to rock the boat, to maintain the status quo and extricate the court from the larger political narrative.

Washington Examiner