Morning Ebrief
December 23, 2016


Five Ways Trump Will Give Americans More Opportunities
Diana Furchtgott-Roth, MarketWatch

Now that the Electoral College has voted for Donald Trump as the next president, it is time for America to develop a winning agenda for people who want to be upwardly mobile. Over the past eight years, President Barack Obama’s agenda focused on keeping Americans safe, with an emphasis on food stamps, government-provided health insurance, and retirement and disability benefits. Read more here...


Does protectionism have a place in the global economy?

YES  The Case for Protecting Infant Industries – Noah Smith, Bloomberg View
NO  “Protected” Trade No Advantage for U.S. – Michael MacDowell, News-Press


No Easy Answers on Colleges Serving Veterans
Preston Cooper, Forbes
Mulvaney Takes the Reins
Ryan Alexander, U.S. News & World Report
Obama’s Midnight Regulation Express (subs.)
Kimberley Strassel, Wall Street Journal
Demonetization on Five Continents
Jeffrey Frankel, Project Syndicate

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