Catherine Alles

Catherine Alles is an Editorial Apprentice at the Foundation for Economic Education.

Recent blog posts by this author

Six Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in Stuff They Don't Need

The other day I discovered a YouTube channel, Wild We Roam. It depicts a couple who lives a very simple but vibrant life in a van in Europe. They have an incredible video (see below) showing how they converted a Mercedes van from 1980 into a home...

Chicago’s Taxpayer Burden Hits $119k Per Person to Lead US Cities, Report Finds

In 2015, Chicago imposed a nine percent tax on Netflix and PlayStations. In 2017, Chicago imposed a seven cent bag tax on every single plastic or paper bag used. In fact, Chicago is so thirsty for taxpayer dollars they imposed a five percent tax on...