Economics

Final Tax Bill: Middle Class Gets Biggest Cut

Final Tax Bill: Middle Class Gets Biggest Cut

Republicans are expected to pass sweeping tax legislation Tuesday. Here's what the finalized bill looks like. 

Why the Alt-Right is Against Capitalism

Why the Alt-Right is Against Capitalism

The alt-right’s turn toward overt anti-capitalism is neither surprising nor new nor counterintuitive.

3 Reasons Millennials Should Consider Ditching Karl Marx for Ayn Rand

3 Reasons Millennials Should Consider Ditching Karl Marx for Ayn Rand

Karl Marx doesn’t align with what’s important to Millennials.

Rest and Quiet Contemplation: We Need More

Rest and Quiet Contemplation: We Need More

How much can the chattering class actually help me be a better person, a better husband, a better father, or a better boss?

Gay Men Now Earn More Than Straight Men, Study Finds

Gay Men Now Earn More Than Straight Men, Study Finds

A new study conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt University found that gay men make considerably more than straight men, on average.

Are 'Grinch Bots' Stealing Christmas?

Are 'Grinch Bots' Stealing Christmas?

Why we should not be making a federal case over Fingerlings.

Eating Out is Probably Devouring Much More of Your Budget Than You Realize

Eating Out is Probably Devouring Much More of Your Budget Than You Realize

A new study reveals a big gap in what people think they spend on eating out and what they actually spend. 

Are Republicans the Party for the Rich?

Are Republicans the Party for the Rich?

If the GOP wants to shed the label “party of the rich,” Republican leaders would be wise to begin thinking broadly about what’s actually in the public interest instead of throwing bones to the check-writers.

Americans Say Government is America’s Biggest Problem, Gallup Poll Finds

Americans Say Government is America’s Biggest Problem, Gallup Poll Finds

A new Gallup poll found that Americans' feelings on one issue are strikingly similar to those from a poll taken during the Watergate era.

Latest Millennial Dream Job? Farming

Latest Millennial Dream Job? Farming

Why the sudden uptick in college-educated, twenty-something, farming newbies entering the field?

Study: Too Many Jobs are Demanding Unnecessary College Degrees

Study: Too Many Jobs are Demanding Unnecessary College Degrees

If you want a job that pays a decent wage, you have to pay to play via college. But a new study suggests this doesn't have to be the case.

How Government Takes from Workers to Help the Wealthy

How Government Takes from Workers to Help the Wealthy

Pierre Poilievre, a member of the Canadian Parliament, explains why countries with big governments usually have much bigger gaps between rich and poor.

Why Millennials Should Stop Romanticizing Socialism

Why Millennials Should Stop Romanticizing Socialism

The economic track record of socialism is as dismal as its human rights record.

Progress Comes Through Conflict?

Progress Comes Through Conflict?

It is an odd thing about man; even at peace we need outlets for competition and conflict.

Venezuela's Default Disaster

Venezuela's Default Disaster

In the end, the socialist promise of free money is very expensive for all. 

Why Republicans Are Virtually Identical to Democrats on Spending

Why Republicans Are Virtually Identical to Democrats on Spending

Sanctimonious Republican arguments for raising taxes on some people ring hollow. 

Black Markets Are Saving Lives in North Korea

Black Markets Are Saving Lives in North Korea

Black markets remain a crucial element of survival for many North Koreans today.

Hey GOP, Want to Cut the Burden of Government? Cut Spending.

Hey GOP, Want to Cut the Burden of Government? Cut Spending.

We'll be getting the usual fraud which involves "tax reform" coupled with ever-increasing government spending. 

Student Loan Debt Isn’t Just a Problem for Millennials

Student Loan Debt Isn’t Just a Problem for Millennials

I’m sure there are a hundred more reasons why college tuition is so expensive, but at the very least we need to stop putting a band aid on the student loan crisis and start addressing why it happened.

To Be A Happy Person, Understand Marginal Utility

To Be A Happy Person, Understand Marginal Utility

The girl says to the guy, “It’s not you; it’s me.” The guy thinks, I’ve heard that before; she doesn’t like me. But it turns out the girl is right.

U.S. Is One Generation Away from a Greece-Like Debt Crisis

U.S. Is One Generation Away from a Greece-Like Debt Crisis

The CBO says the nation’s debt-GDP ratio is expected to rise to 150 percent by 2047, a level that 'poses substantial risks for the nation and presents policymakers with significant challenges.'

Trump’s Tax Breaks Are Not a ‘Gift' for the Rich

Trump’s Tax Breaks Are Not a ‘Gift' for the Rich

There is a tendency by some public finance analysts to mischaracterize tax breaks as a 'gift to the rich.'

How America Became Class Conscious

How America Became Class Conscious

Class is changing in America, as are our perceptions of it.

Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

Why the Left Refuses to Talk About Venezuela

Venezuela was held up as a model of socialism a few years ago. Today, people are literally starving and will wait hours in line to buy toilet paper.

Bill Nye’s Doomsday Predictions on Overpopulation Get Lambasted

Bill Nye’s Doomsday Predictions on Overpopulation Get Lambasted

We the Internet TV just rolled out a new video on ‘the Science Guy’.

There’s a Simple Reason Why More Women aren’t CEOs

There’s a Simple Reason Why More Women aren’t CEOs

A recent study in Scientific American explains why.

Millionaire to Millennials: If You Want to Own a House, Stop Buying $19 Avocado Toast and $4 Coffee

Millionaire to Millennials: If You Want to Own a House, Stop Buying $19 Avocado Toast and $4 Coffee

It’s no secret that we’ve become an instant-gratification culture.

You Can't Deny that Venezuela is a Socialist Calamity

You Can't Deny that Venezuela is a Socialist Calamity

As Venezuela descends into a nightmare of starvation and violence, the long-standing debate over the feasibility of socialism takes on new relevance.

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