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Biden’s Tax-and-Spend Excesses

Biden’s Tax-and-Spend Excesses

April 29, 2021

Richard Epstein analyzes a raft of progressive tax proposals: big increases to capital gains and corporate tax rates, plus the continuing quest to repeal the cap on state and local tax deductions. Then a look at the other side of the ledger: what consequences should we expect from the Biden Administration’s torrent of new spending proposals?

Anti-Discrimination Laws vs. Freedom of Association

Anti-Discrimination Laws vs. Freedom of Association

April 22, 2021

Richard Epstein analyzes the Equality Act, a progressive proposal that would expand the definition of sex discrimination and set the stage for a legal battle between trans activists and advocates for religious liberty.

Amazon and Organized Labor

Amazon and Organized Labor

April 15, 2021

Richard Epstein analyzes why a recent effort to unionize an Amazon facility in Alabama went down to a lopsided defeat, parses congressional Democrats’ new labor legislation, and explains why the zero-sum mindset behind private-sector union efforts are likely to fail.

Infrastructure Delusions

Infrastructure Delusions

April 8, 2021

Richard Epstein analyzes the Biden Administration’s sweeping infrastructure proposal, including its attempts to redefine transfer payments as vital public investments, its push for widespread adoption of electric vehicles, and its suggestion that corporations should be subject to a global minimum tax.

College Sports at the Supreme Court

College Sports at the Supreme Court

April 1, 2021

Richard Epstein analyzes a Supreme Court case that could force the issue of whether college athletes should be paid to a head.

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