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Shopping ‘Local’ Doesn’t Make Sense

We’ve all heard the ubiquitous urban legend: “Large retailers ruin local economies.” Typically, big-box critics assert that mega-retailers cause lower wages, lower prices force mom-and-pops out of business, and profits aren’t reinvested locally. Despite stories about Walmart employees on public assistance or holding bake sales to make ends meet, most …

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Is Free Speech on Campus Making a Comeback?

As the summer of 2016 wound down, the University of Chicago’s dean of students sent a letter to the school’s incoming cohort of freshmen telling them not to expect the sort of coddling that had become worryingly commonplace at elite American colleges.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Trump Touts Tax Reform, Pressures Democrats in Speech

President Donald Trump kicked off his party’s major push for tax reform with a speech in Springfield, Missouri, Wednesday, pledging to reduce the burden of taxation on America’s companies and workers and calling for Democratic support. “The foundation of our job creation agenda is to fundamentally reform our tax code …

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Missile Missives

Today on the Daily Standard podcast, associate editor Ethan Epstein joins host Eric Felten to talk about what the response should be to the Kim regime's ballistic provocations. The Daily Standard podcast is brought to you by SimpliSafe.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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