A new study of the city’s program that sent cash to struggling individuals finds dramatic changes.
Why shouldn’t Democrats curry Joe Manchin’s favor with a few sky bridges and concert halls?
The benefits of a $15 minimum would greatly outweigh the costs.
As the Capitol rocked, capital shrugged. How can that be?
Low wages benefit employers at the expense of both workers and taxpayers.
Isolation has taken a tremendous emotional toll on many older Americans.
Red ink isn’t a problem as long as the country is spending on the right things.
Eliminating nicotine from tobacco products could help up to 5 million adult smokers quit within a year.
The U.S. entered the coronavirus recession with a few structural advantages. Its success may not last for long.
Debt forgiveness is not the best form of stimulus available. But Joe Biden shouldn’t waver.
Bailing out bars and restaurants would allow them to remain closed—and curb the spread of the coronavirus.
As Washington dithers, the country will suffer.
Despite a pandemic and an abysmal recession, five economic factors spared the incumbent from a more lopsided loss.
There is no saving the economy without guaranteeing worker health.
States and cities struggling through the pandemic recession are wondering if higher taxes will raise revenue, or cause a mass exodus.
The pandemic recession is wildly uneven. Wealthy people are doing just fine. Hourly workers are not.
Solutions include: a stronger IRS, a wealth tax, and less complexity.
Climate change is killing Americans and destroying the country’s physical infrastructure.
Our paranoid moment has ushered in a run on supplements, survivalist gear, and all manner of prepper accommodations. Welcome to the age of conspiracy capitalism.
Don’t depersonalize climate change.