Economics

Robots Might Save the Humanities
July 06, 2015

After all, what will we do with our time? How will we live lives of meaningful leisure?

The Wrong Way to Stop Prostitution
July 05, 2015

Visa and MasterCard won’t work with Backpage.com anymore. That won’t help sex workers.

What the New $10 Bill Should Really Look Like
July 03, 2015

After all, the average woman makes only 78 percent of what a man makes. Black and Latina women make even less.

Don't Reward the Greedy Vulture Funds Who Recklessly Invested in Puerto Rico
July 01, 2015

They knew exactly what they were getting into.

Rand Paul Somehow Uses the Gay Marriage Ruling to Attack Labor Laws
June 29, 2015

For Paul, the solution is to get the government out. It doesn't matter what the problem is.

House Democrats Just Dealt Obama a Withering Blow
June 12, 2015

This is a serious rebuke of the president—from his own party, no less.

Apple Music Is Another Tech Company Attempt to Please Investors by Trapping Customers
June 08, 2015

Technology companies are creating systems that reward their customers at the expense of platform-agnostic consumers. 

Democrats Support Free Trade More than Republicans Do. So Why the Big Split Over the TPP?
June 08, 2015

Most Americans know little about the deal, but the activist left is organized and motivated.

The Wife Bonus Is Imperfect, But It's Not Prostitution
May 31, 2015

True economic parity shouldn’t depend on spouses living as economically autonomous units, where each spouse lives only off his or her own money.

Critics Were Completely Wrong About the "Fight for $15" Movement
May 20, 2015

Los Angeles raising its minimum wage to $15 per hour proves it.

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