How Do Fast-Food Wages Compare to Other Jobs'?
August 01, 2013
Today marks the fourth day in the largest fast-food walkout in U.S. history. One of the strikers’ key demands is a $15 hourly wage, slightly more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25.
Obama's Corporate Tax Reform Plan Is Short on Details
July 30, 2013
Ah, the rush of having the ear of the President of the United States. A few weeks ago, for the magazine’s package of suggestions for Barack Obama to resuscitate his second term, I wrote the following:
The GOP Is Right About Obama's Economic Speech
July 24, 2013
The Republican National Committee didn’t wait for President Obama to give his big address today before rendering a verdict on it. “Same Speech, Different Day.” And, for a change, they had it exactly right.
The Last Days of Big Law
July 21, 2013
A dispatch from the last days of big law
Erick Erickson, Meet My Wife
May 30, 2013
The truth about female breadwinners.
Give Me Austerity!
May 10, 2013
That is the overly simplistic question.
Political Paralysis Makes Us Poorer
May 02, 2013
Calculating the dollars-and-cents costs of policy uncertainty
The Sequester Comes to an Airport Near You
April 23, 2013
If you’re reading this item while you’re stuck at the airport, don’t start cursing your airline just yet. The real culprit may be the sequester.
A Budget to Shortchange Our Future
April 10, 2013
Obama's plan doesn't do enough to shrink entitlement growth.
Gun Control Is a Waste of Precious Time
April 10, 2013
Obama should have saved political capital for stimulating the economy.