Economics

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.

Banking Left: How the Center Moved After the Financial Crisis
May 19, 2015

How progressive and center-left economists came together, and how they might soon separate.

Is Something Wrong with the Economy?
May 08, 2015

The April jobs report is the latest in a series of weak data

Andrew Cuomo Might Unilaterally Raise the Minimum Wage of Fast Food Workers
May 07, 2015

One of his reasons for doing so is flawed, but his decision is still laudable.

Would the Financial Crisis Have Happened If Women Ran Wall Street?
May 06, 2015

Change is happening but it needs to be quicker.

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