Opinion

Has the Supreme Court Endorsed the Use of Junk Science in the Administrative State?

A recent Supreme Court decision could allow courts to rely on dubious science.

Defining and Establishing Goals for Medicare for All

Although “Medicare for all” has picked up political traction, how it will materialize remains unclear.

Which of Trump’s Regulatory Reforms Are Likely to Last?

In its novel effort to bring independent agency regulations under White House oversight, the Trump Administration may have found a lasting legacy.

Tribal Regulation of Single-Use Plastics

As the federal government and many state governments fail to address plastic waste, Indian tribes become policy innovators.

Poetry Inspires Hope and Climate Action

Poetry can help combat despair and act as a force for optimism and change.

Statutory Clarity and Judicial Review of Regulatory Impact Analysis

Precise statutory language corresponds to better benefit-cost analysis and more consistent judicial review.

Conflicting Interpretations of Worker Classification

Workers in some states may now be classified as both independent contractors and employees.

Is the Fiduciary Rule Dead?

The fiduciary rule may still be enforceable because of the Labor Department’s failure to act.

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Gig economy companies control workers in new ways but present no new regulatory issues.

Regulating Work in an Age of Fissuring and Automation

Employers may increasingly automate their workplaces, requiring a new approach to workplace regulation.

The Future Looks Bright for the Right-to-Work Movement

The right-to-work principle protects employee freedom not to subsidize unwanted unions.

Regulating Non-Compete Agreements

Governments should place limits on non-compete agreements that apply to low-wage workers.