The idea of attaching fewer strings to government assistance is gaining currency.
Even the president's most entrenched political opposition cannot seem to find much to engage or enrage.
Unemployment is falling but fraudulent jobless claims are still skyrocketing in some places.
Using the process of elimination, the culprit seems clear.
No country gets out of poverty through redistribution of income.
More Puerto Ricans live in the 50 states than on the island, and it’s not hard to see why.
The government's coronavirus-related unemployment benefits are encouraging some to stay unemployed.
From protests to the coronavirus, it thinks it can protect you from anything.
The jury is still out about whether broad parental subsidies improve outcomes for children
The pandemic relief bill isn't just a one-time splurge. It's the start of a new era of federal spending.
In most circumstances, parents would be eligible to receive $3,000 per child annually, doled out in monthly checks. It could be a major overhaul of how the federal government handles welfare.
In a new documentary, Steele argues that the "story of victimization" was an attempt to "win power."
A Harvard study's findings show how not to fight the restrictionist disinformation campaign.
Historian Amity Shlaes talks about the last time a president massively expanded the federal government to help people.
This is why we can't have serious conversations about government spending.
'Most Americans Don't Want To Work for the Federal Government' Says Andrew Yang, Trashing Federal Jobs Guarantee
The entrepreneur argued instead for a federal universal basic income proposal that would provide every American $1,000 a month.
The Trump Administration's New "Public Charge" Rule is a Plan to Cut Immigration, not Reduce Burdens on the Welfare State
Helpful analyses by David Bier of the Cato Institute and Reason's Shikha Dalmia explain why.
Only wealthy immigrants will have a clear shot at being admitted or staying.
They are letting President Trump's bogus anti-immigration narrative dominate their conversation
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
From "immigration, yes; welfare, no" to "welfare, whatever; immigration, no."
Johan Norberg's new documentary shows how the Nordic nation traded stagnant socialism for a modern mixed economy
He wants to screw all immigrants, regardless of status
The right has given up the pretense that it is only opposed to illegal immigration
Restrictionists have distorted and weaponized the late, great economist's views
We don't need UBI to enable people to tell bosses to take the job and shove it.
"The rise of the Nordic welfare state has been a double-edged sword" for women's professional progress.
Poor people are likely to make better food choices for themselves than the government.
And, weirdly, grocery store cronyism might be the thing that stops it.
Abraham Lincoln couldn't have dreamed that 21st-century Americans would still be paying for pensions created under him.
Center for American Progress' Neera Tanden and Foundation for Government Accountability's Tarran Bragdon debate government handouts at the Soho Forum.
Neera Tanden from the Center for American Progress vs. Tarren Bragdon from the Foundation for Government Accountability.
Neera Tanden, head of Center for American Progress, and Tarren Bragdon of Foundation for Government Accountability square in live Soho Forum/Reason debate.