Latest from Robert J. Samuelson

Corporate America seems to be enjoying short-term returns at the expense of the future. But this is a superficial reading.

  • Mar 6, 2019

We’re months away from setting the record for the longest economic expansion in U.S. history.

  • Mar 3, 2019

The Brexit process has weakened Britain’s economy and promoted political polarization.

  • Feb 27, 2019

A full-blown panic could occur given the U.S. dollar is the international currency.

  • Feb 24, 2019

They have lost again.

  • Feb 20, 2019

John Kenneth Galbraith expected more prosperity than was delivered.

  • Feb 17, 2019

Achieving what it wants is a tall order, and no one knows how much the program would cost.

  • Feb 14, 2019

The notion that there is pervasive poverty among older Americans is a political fantasy that is used to justify spending that we cannot afford.

  • Feb 10, 2019

Neuman’s Law, named for Alfred E. Neuman of Mad magazine fame, postulates that there is never a good time to raise taxes or cut federal spending.

  • Feb 5, 2019

Is the economy’s slowdown a reflection of a bad winter or of history?

  • Feb 26, 2014
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