Jeremi Suri

Trump Administration's Zeal to Peel Back Regulations Is Leading Us to Another Era of Robber Barons

The Trump administration has a clear economic objective: deregulate. Loosening regulations on industries, the White House believes, will lead to faster growth and more jobs. This is the stated reason for pulling the U.S. from the international climate accord, and the economic justification for seeking to rescind the EPA Clean Power Plan that limits carbon emissions from plants.

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