For some time now we’ve lived with the scourge of civil asset forfeiture, under which the police can seize a person’s property on the mere suspicion it was used in a crime and without having to charge the owner with an offense.
There are lessons to be learned from the divergent rankings of states based on their tax policies, and New York Governor Cuomo is starting to apply some of them.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has increasingly used the process called civil asset forfeiture to seize the assets — including bank accounts — of people suspected of being engaged in criminal activity, even if no criminal charges are filed.
The profit margins and new technology bode well for the fracking boom to continue and even to accelerate for the foreseeable future.
Amid fast-growing pressure on the U.S. dollar’s status as the global reserve currency, authorities in the United Kingdom this week successfully issued sovereign bonds denominated in Communist China’s strictly controlled currency known as the yuan or renminbi.
The Congressional Budget Office offered no solutions as to how to pay off the burgeoning national debt; it just reports the facts.
There are many lessons to be learned in the International Monetary Fund report claiming China's economy has surpassed that of the United States. First, not every number is to be believed. Second, not all numbers were considered.
In a new report on “global governance” and “policy space for development,” the dictator-dominated United Nations blasted free markets and said it was time for what the outfit described as another “international ‘New Deal.’”
Robots will soon be driving over-the-road trucks, bringing down costs and reducing crashes.
As Switzerland’s central bank engages in controversial monetary-policy gimmicks to keep the Swiss franc from rising, voters will have an opportunity to start reining in the scheming next month.