For Clean Energy, Buy American or Buy It Quick and Cheap?

President Biden says slowing climate change will create jobs. Tension between unions and environmentalists shows it’s not so simple.

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Wind Project Shows Democratic Tensions Over Energy

President Biden says slowing climate change will create jobs. Tension between unions and environmentalists shows it’s not so simple.

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What Bidenism Owes to Trumpism

The Biden agenda tries to seize the populist opportunity that Trump let slip away.

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E.U. and U.K. Fight Over Covid Vaccines: ‘Solidarity Is Failing’

As vaccine production falls behind schedule, and the European Union lags in inoculating people, Brussels and London are lobbing threats and accusations at each other.

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U.S. Election Results Are Welcomed in Canada

Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris both have warm ties to Canada, and are more in line with Canadian views on issues like climate change.

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Why the Election Worked Out Well for Libertarians and Deficit Hawks

Libertarians are pleased to have likely dodged the bullet of one-party government control.

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After Trump, Will International Relations and Trade Ever Be the Same?

And it won’t come back even if and when he’s gone.

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Trump, Biden and ‘Made in USA’: Same Refrain, Varying Notes

Joe Biden’s economic proposals show how the president has shifted the playing field toward protectionism. But there may be fewer jobs to lose, or regain.

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Why Are Republicans Warping ‘the Very Heart and Soul of Conservatism’?

Libertarian friends and free-market thinkers are being purged from the coalition.

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Trump’s Attacks on TikTok and WeChat Could Further Fracture the Internet

The president’s restrictions on Chinese tech may be part of an eye-for-an-eye logic called reciprocity. The price could be a global patchwork of online fiefs.

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A Global Outbreak Is Fueling the Backlash to Globalization

As the coronavirus spreads around the world, companies are seeking alternatives to making goods in China, while right-wing political parties fulminate against open borders.

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