Don’t count on that promise to not hike taxes on “people making less than $400,000.”
This progress has been widely shared, to the great benefit of the people at the bottom of the distribution.
The lack of oversight and the general absence of a long-term vision is creating inefficiency, waste, and red ink as far as the eye can see.
It's time to retire the idea that getting rid of standardized tests increases equality.
Grant Williams breaks down the math: "$54 million in Dallas is really like $58 million in Boston."
Many politicians offer a simplified view of the world—one in which government interventions are all benefits and no costs. That couldn't be further from the truth.
Lai's media company covered the Communist government's abuses when other Hong Kong media wouldn't.
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Even taking all the money from every billionaire wouldn't cover our coming bankruptcy.
Is the A.I. breakthrough for real this time?
The U.S. tax system is extremely progressive, even compared to European countries—whose governments rely on taxing the middle class.
Knives Out director Rian Johnson offers a twisted vision of the American economy as one populated by makers and moochers.
Stop limiting entrepreneurs’ ability to get funding from those they know best.
"When we look at solar and wind around the world, it always correlates to rising prices and declining reliability."
In 10 years, the programs' funds will be insolvent. Over the next 30 years, they will run a $116 trillion shortfall.
In this film, it's mean and funny enough to work.
The HBO series features what Ayn Rand would call "second-handers."
Election betting markets are often more reliable than pundits. Did the site steal user funds? No. Did they lie to people? No. Harm anyone? No.
If you look closely, you'll find a lot of contradictions.
In 1950, there were more than 16 workers for every beneficiary. In 2035, that ratio will be only 2.3 workers per retiree.
Despite an apocalyptic media narrative, the modern era has brought much longer lives and the greatest decline in poverty ever.
While some Republicans may have had misguided motivations, a few disrupted McCarthy's campaign in order to enact fiscal restraint. Their colleagues were fine with business as usual.
Despite $80 billion in new funding, the agency is living up to its reputation of hassling low-income taxpayers over rich people.
If lawmakers keep spending like they are, and if the Fed backs down from taming inflation, then the government may create a perfect storm.
The policy has some bipartisan support, despite the fact that it has mostly been a failure since its inception.
Private property was the solution to their failed experiment. But people keep repeating the Pilgrims' mistakes.
Democrats pander to immigrants but do little to liberalize the system. Meanwhile, Republicans' hostility to immigrants has increased.
And it also won't help us recover from the recession we're definitely not in.
Wealth isn't held the way many believe it is.
Wealth tax proponents claim only super rich people would be affected. But to raise the revenue Warren, Sanders, and Biden want, they'd have to tax the "working rich"—doctors, lawyers, and other hardworking high earners.
"Multi-billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson are off taking joyrides on their rocket ships to outer space. They are buying $500 million superyachts."
The government has learned nothing about affordable housing in the 50 years since Pruitt-Igoe came toppling down.
Growing evidence confirms that barriers to immigration make us all worse off.
An onslaught of antitrust and data-security crackdowns have threatened the country's biggest ride-sharing platforms, cryptocurrency exchanges, and messaging services.
AOC Says Amazon Abuses Market Power, Ignores Fact That Customers Shop at Amazon Because They Want To
After returning from space yesterday, Jeff Bezos thanked Amazon customers who made his fortune possible.
May our new space billionaires produce spinoff technologies for the rest of us to enjoy in due time!
The American Families Plan hits individuals with identical net worths very differently.
And the global upper-middle class doubled.