Politicians and the media are telling bogus stories about falling fertility rates, rising inequality, and lack of economic mobility.
Study Shows That Extreme Poverty Statistics Have Been Overestimated, Especially Among Families With Children
The number of people deemed to be living in extreme poverty was significantly inflated
Go find out at "Your Life In Numbers" over at the Human Progress program at the Cato Institute
Only if you think merely tripling per capita GDP by 2100 is poverty
New study quantifies the damage to economic growth that the accumulation of regulations causes
Does unemployment teach people that the rewards of life are largely due to luck?
Good intentions, but a near total failure as an anti-poverty policy
Rich men average 12 years longer; rich women average 10 years more.
Success is seen as a disaster when you care more about income inequality than mobility.
Governor signs bill that makes it easier to file discrimination grievance.
That amounts to 1.6 percent of the economy in 2100
No, Disney trips aren't cheap. That doesn't mean the middle class is losing access.
Median household incomes would have been double: Roughly $100,000 rather than $50,000
Politicians aiming to reduce inequality end up unintentionally making it worse.
Political-economic systems throughout the world are built on deeply rooted and long-established systems of privilege for the well-connected.
Meanwhile U.S. intergenerational income mobility has not slowed.
AP survey of 36 private, academic, and corporate economists
Wants minimum wage increased
Rest of America saw income decline
U.S. GDP is just $16 trillion instead of $54 trillion
You can't spend what you don't have