"These policies are motivated by good intentions. But that doesn't mean that the consequences of these policies will turn out well."
The average working woman in 2023 earns enough money to buy a Barbie doll every 33 minutes. In 1959, it took nearly two hours.
The Labor Department is officially undoing changes made to help combat inflation in the 1980s.
The proposal would raise the federal minimum wage by 134 percent.
The ideology champions the same tired policies that big government types predictably propose whenever they see something they don't like.
Not only is that claim factually incorrect, but it's also wrong to be so pessimistic about young people's economic future.
The time and money spent on college can often be used more productively.
California’s experience combatting wage theft has been a headache for employers without much in the way of restitution for workers.
In 10 years, the programs' funds will be insolvent. Over the next 30 years, they will run a $116 trillion shortfall.
Excessive government interference in the market hurts consumers and thwarts policy goals. It also gets in the way of the government itself.
The higher taxes on small businesses and entrepreneurs could slow growth. Less opportunity means more tribalism and division.
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Politicians' go-to fixes like child tax credits and federal paid leave are known for creating disincentives to work without much impact on fertility.
If the midterms favor Republicans, their top priority needs to be the fight against inflation—whether or not they feel like they created the problem.
Government should not penalize investment, thwart competition, discourage innovation and work, or obstruct production.
From student debt cancellation to green subsidies, the White House is giving handouts paid for by hardworking lower-wage Americans.
The president's argument is amazing for its tone-deafness, inconsistent thinking, and sheer economic ignorance.
It’s great when innovations let us work less, but top-down, inflexible government demands are not the way to get there.
Certain politicians would do well to learn that inflation is not caused by corporate "greed."
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Phony outrage is used to deflect from bad policy decisions.
Growing evidence confirms that barriers to immigration make us all worse off.
California, New York Have the Most To Gain From Ending Bonus Unemployment Benefits. They Probably Won't.
States that already had lower unemployment rates in May are more likely to have announced plans for ending the bonus unemployment payments.
The economy is broadly healthy and that it's benefiting nearly everyone—including the lower-income households who need it most.
Workers say they've had their hours cut and lost other benefits, such as health insurance. If only someone could have predicted that.
The reason: Immigrants help increase labor demand as well as labor supply.
Politicians can’t repeal the laws of supply and demand.
But the campaign workers complaining about their union-negotiated salaries are being hypocritical too.
Progressive populists have decided making a lot of money is prima facie evidence of criminality and that inequality is the cardinal sin of our age. Nope.
And they've made the U.S. economy 9 percent smaller than it would it otherwise be.
New study finds that workers living in cities that welcome immigrants generally earn higher wages.
"The reality is patriarchy."