It took two years to lose 8.8M jobs and four years to gain them back.
Once again, President Obama is proposing a solution that is a few years late and a few dollars short.
There’s a sound explanation for the decline in the labor force participation rate, but it’s not the one being pushed by many in the media.
A big increase in the minimum wage is not only a good idea, it’s also excellent politics.
The treaty that ended a religious war between Europeans has become a legacy that protects those who slaughter in other parts of the world.
The right of all citizens to vote is the most basic right that defines us.
History doesn’t repeat, but it rhymes like a street poet hitting a beat.
We were not allowed to know what the NSA knew. Without disclosure, how can we even begin to fight for any kind of privacy?
The “Terminating Bailouts for Taxpayer Fairness” Act of 2013 cuts through the complexity, levels the playing field among banks, and ends “Too Big To Fail” once and for all.
There are many things that simply need to be done for us to live in a decent and civil world, but some of them are not set up be paid.
Borrowing money isn’t bad. When it’s used to purchase something big that will last for years, like a house or a car, it often makes sense to do it now and pay the finance charge.
Will tomorrow’s citizens be defined by resentment and cynicism rather than the “can-do” attitude that comes from a rapidly growing economy?
How’s the state budget forecast? It’s actually worse than what they are telling us.
The great thing about the story out of Europe is that increasingly we have no reason to worry about it at all.
“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”
Between the political conventions, the people running for the second most powerful office in the land have to stand down for a moment and let the Big Guy speak.
Imagine a single currency, all around the world. No more converting between Dollars and Euros and Pounds, the money in your wallet is your ticket to ride anywhere.