If a college degree is the new high school diploma, why not make higher education free? These cities did.
The Farm Bill Still Gives Wads of Cash to Agribusiness. It's Just Sneakier About It.
February 04, 2014
Politicians will tell you otherwise. Don't believe them.
The Case for Socialized Law
February 03, 2014
When a rich person can buy more justice than a normal person, it perverts society. Here's a radical idea for fixing it.
The Post Office Should Just Become a Bank
January 28, 2014
A cool way Obama could save USPS--and ding check-cashing joints
Bill de Blasio Should Just Admit It: He Wants to Tax the Rich
January 27, 2014
Bill de Blasio wants to raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for public education. He should say why else he wants it.
Terrible Polls for Obamacare, But Some Good News on Policy
November 21, 2013
CBS News released a devastating poll on Wednesday: “President Obama's job approval rating has plunged to the lowest of his presidency… and Americans' approval of the Affordable Care Act has dropped to its lowest since CBS News started polling on the
Is the Fever Breaking?
February 08, 2013
The real Republican divide isn't about those messaging issues discussed by political strategists. It's about policy issues like Medicaid and defense spending, where a divide is emerging between conservatives who want to make a point in a long-term philosophical debate and conservatives who have to govern right now.