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How Mandatory Union Dues Make Many Workers Subsidize Views with Which They Disagree

The Supreme Court hears oral arguments Monday in the Janus case. It could end the practice of forcing people who refuse to join a union to nevertheless pay union dues.

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Real People and Small Dollar Loans

Novel Idea: Why not let people make their own financial decisions?

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The Florida Shooting Brought Out the Best in a Lot of People. But Not Everybody

The father of one of those killed has been pilloried on twitter for showing up to look for his child wearing a Trump shirt.

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Marines Quietly Eliminate Physical Standard Women Find Almost Impossible to Pass

Despite protestations to the contrary, many critics of former defense secretary Ash Carter's opening up all front-line combat positions to women suspected that the military would end up relaxing physical standards for front-line soldiers.

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Europe’s Gender Quotas for Corporate Boards Failed to Do Much for Women

It's not good news for those supportive of gender mandates.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Concerned that Accused Sometimes Denied Due Process in Title IX Cases on Campus

Justice Ginsburg supports the MeToo Movement but says due process for the accused is still essential.

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Health Care Escape Hatches Proliferate Under Bad Law

Disrupters and problem-solvers are taking it upon themselves to do what they can to escape from the expensive, burdensome system created by the ACA.

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OpEd

Putting Bill Gates on the Spot

Via City Journal

by Naomi Schaefer Riley

Liberals find even humanitarian philanthropy problematic...

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Food Allergy Activists Allergic to Jokes

Via Real Clear Health

by Julie Gunlock

Instead of praise, food allergy activists and parents of children who have food allergies have attacked Sony Pictures and “Peter Rabbit"...

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Orrin Hatch's campus free speech bill is sorely needed

Via Washington Examiner

by Nicole Kurokawa Neily

Unfortunately, many universities don't protect such a fundamental right for students...

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Here's Why SCOTUS Should Discard Auer Deference

Via The National Law Journal

by Erin Hawley

The doctrine gives agencies wide scope to interpret their own regulations. The high court has a chance to stop it...

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What Pocahontas’s Heirs Need Isn’t a New Reservation

Via The Wall Street Journal

by Naomi Schaefer Riley

A new law recognizes six Virginia tribes, but that’s hardly a path to success...

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Mentions

Eric Bolling, Father of Overdose Victim, Warns Against ‘Not My Kid Syndrome’

Via Breitbart

by Sabrina Schaeffer

Eric Bolling, the former Fox News personality who lost his son to an opioid overdose in September, discussed the crisis that claimed his son’s life on the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) main stage Thursday...

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Want paid family leave? Just borrow from your future self

Via Star Telegram

by Kristin A. Shapiro

But when society, writ large, determines that some benefits are worth the cost — like paid parental leave — it's time for policymakers to start innovating...

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Why a Republican Plan for Paid Leave Has Stirred Concern About Social Security

Via The New York Times

by Carrie L. Lukas

A proposal would allow people to collect Social Security after a birth, but there’s a catch...

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