You pay government a tax just to buy something, and have for eons, but government should use its power more wisely.
Big Holes In the Sales Tax
Hospitals charge not just a little more than the typical Medicare reimbursement rate, but five or 10 or even 20 times more.
USA Today -- Hospital Pricing Gouges Patients
Telecom and cable industries are run by monopolists. But if those gatekeepers were gone, so would work be.
Robots Could Put Humans Out of Work by 2045
What makes one rich? What makes fortunes last forever? Is giving to your own charity actually giving money away?
Mao's Granddaughter Is Filthy Rich, Like Rockefeller's
A mouse's life is spared -- proving something about markets or about experiments, asks Sr. Editor Fred Foldvary.
Markets Strengthen Moral Values
Whether by selling its seeds or selling out our democracy, the US State Department does the big biotech industry's bidding.
US Twists Arms on Monsanto's Behalf
USA Today editorialized in favor of taxing gas more, as much as it deserves, which could cut traffic, smog, and disease.
Kidney Problems Linked to Traffic Fumes
Lots of journalists lately have pushed a new revenue policy. Is the idea in the air, and spreading? Is the paradigm shifting?
Four More Newspapers Cover Public Rent Recovery
How can Africa move away from aid dependence? How can SE Asia uproot poverty? Peoples must keep their rents.
Kofi Annan -- Africa Plundered by Secret Mining Deals
Sr. Editor Fred Foldvary informs readers in his engaging style about what's going on in the heads of his fellow economists.
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