Many economists, politicians and pundits assert that median wages have stagnated since the 1970s. But is that true?
As part of a fiendish effort known as FATCA supposedly aimed at extracting an extra billion or so dollars from U.S. taxpayers each year, the Obama administration is bypassing Congress to impose a far-reaching new tax regime on the world, and on the United States.
The Triple Package tells us much that we all need to know about America — especially if we want to keep the welfare state ideology from destroying the American Dream.
The widely criticized new addition to the FATCA tax regime could result in massive capital flight from U.S. banks and economic devastation, experts warn.
Vallejo, California, is on the verge of its second bankruptcy, primarily because of its unwillingness to negotiate its pension plans' terms.
In “Nothing Left: The long, slow surrender of American liberals,” a cover article in the March 2014 issue of Harper’s, University of Pennsylvania political science professor Adolph Reed, Jr. argues that the “dynamic left” in American politics and the “labor-left alliance” of an earlier era have mistakenly and increasingly moved toward the middle, moved from radical ideas for a new society to a “defensive stance” of tinkering with small ideas to incorporate into the existing and inequitable system.
Another wake-up call on America's fiscal problems, this time from a British think tank.
The welfare state under Obama continues to expand, exacerbating all the faults and fallacies of such schemes, as predicted years ago by Henry Hazlitt.
What kind of rules should govern our lives? I'd argue that the best rules are those that we'd be satisfied with if our very worst enemy were in charge of decision-making.