WSJ: The Plot to Politicize Banking

Liberal lawmakers and activists want banks to lend to favored groups and deny the ‘undesirables.’ By Phil Gramm and Michael Solon Jan. 14, 2020 6:59 pm ET To resist President Trump’s campaign of economic reform and deregulation, his critics usually attempt to portray long-overdue, common-sense policies as assaults on the poor....
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WSJ: George Bailey Saw the Miracle of Capitalism

The world owes its wealth to the likes of the thrifty lender, but today’s youth are tempted to give it all up. By Phil Gramm and Mike Solon Dec. 23, 2019 6:47 pm ET Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” rose from commercial failure after its 1946 release to Christmas fixture...
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WSJ: The Truth About Income Inequality

The census fails to account for taxes and most welfare payments, painting a distorted picture. By Phil Gramm and John F. Early Nov. 3, 2019 3:43 pm ET Never in American history has the debate over income inequality so dominated the public square, with Democratic presidential candidates and congressional leaders calling...
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WSJ: Big Bad Trusts’ Are a Progressive Myth

Today’s tech titans, like yesterday’s industrial giants, will diminish in time thanks to competition. By Phil Gramm and Jerry Ellig Oct. 2, 2019 6:49 pm ET The resurgence of progressivism in America has brought growing support for a return to Progressive-era trustbusting. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a plan to break up...
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