Danny Vinik
Staff Writer

The Economics of Reparations: Why Congress Should Meet Ta-Nehisi Coates's Modest Demand
May 21, 2014

We can debate reparations all we want. But we can't decide whether to make reparations until we know exactly what doing so would entail. 

U.S. Corporations Are Exploiting a Huge Tax Loophole, but the GOP Doesn't Want to Close It
May 21, 2014

Republicans are futilely holding out for tax reform instead.

The GOP Should Listen to Ross Douthat and Other Reform Conservatives
May 20, 2014

They oppose spending more money on antipoverty programs.

FIFA Needs to Take the 2022 World Cup Away from Qatar. Now.
May 19, 2014

At the current rate, more than 4,000 migrant workers will die to build the infrastructure for a soccer tournament. This is an abomination.

Republicans Are Right About Deregulation, But They're Choosing the Wrong Targets
May 19, 2014

If the GOP was really committed to sparking growth through deregulation, you would hear a lot more about housing policy and a lot less about the Affordable Care Act.

Climate Change Will Force Us to Abandon Coastal Cities. We'd Better Start Preparing Right Now.
May 18, 2014

The consequences of our inaction today will not be fixable down the road, no matter how much money the government spends. Instead, we will focus on containing the damage, whether through mitigation or abandonment.

Democrats Should Read Marco Rubio's Social Security Plan. There's a Lot to Like.
May 16, 2014

Liberals have been quiet on the issue. Given Rubio's new plan, they can’t afford to be much longer.

Is a Fast Food CEO Worth 1,200 Times a Fry Cook? Apparently So.
May 15, 2014

The CEO-to-worker pay ratio has grown 470 percent since 2000. 

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