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Peter Morici

Peter  Morici

Peter Morici is an economist and business professor at the University of Maryland, and a national columnist.

Articles by Peter Morici

Illustration on the world direction during the trump presidency by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Why Trump should be reelected

The president's primary responsibilities are to protect national security and enable inclusive prosperity. Mr. Trump's record and Biden's facile vision make the incumbent the better choice. Published September 23, 2020

Unemployment Insurance Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

America's broken unemployment insurance program

The nation's unemployment insurance system is broken. The Financial Crisis and COVID-19 made painfully clear that it poorly serves our front-line workers and inadequately boosts consumer spending during recessions. Published September 15, 2020

Media Blinders Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

DOJ and FTC must stop Big Tech companies from censoring speech

Our tech companies and other businesses are under intense pressure from the organized left and indirectly from investment banks and major corporations that now set themselves up as arbiters of acceptable free speech. Published August 19, 2020