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Occupational Licensing Reform Moves Forward

The pandemic has created a unique window of opportunity for reform, forcing states to reevaluate the impact of regulations on jobs and poverty. States should seize on this opportunity to expand the freedom to work.

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How Strict Would “Strict Scrutiny” Be Online?

Some experts say social media should adopt a tripartite test drawn from international law to protect free speech online. A similar test in the United States has protected free speech reasonably well in some cases. The tripartite test has potential to protect free speech, but much still depends on who applies the test.

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Mission Accomplished?

White House senior advisor Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross have both said, “When net exports are negative, that is, when a country runs a trade deficit by importing more than it exports, this subtracts from growth.” The numbers, however, do not match that logic.

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DHS’s Latest DACA Memo Doesn’t Make Sense

DHS asserts against all common sense that “rescinding DACA entirely may well create a more pressing need for Congress to decide whether it wants to address this issue.” Not only do we now have ample evidence that ending DACA won’t force Congress to act, DHS’s memo—by laying out policy, not legal arguments against DACA—makes it less likely that Congress will act.