|March 28, 2015||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
The harm and cost of pollutants other than carbon is sky-high. Yet politicians still fund them and others miss the risk.
|March 27, 2015||Posted by Staff under Activism|
German speakers tend to imagine where a person is going, English speakers focus on her journey, but bilinguals may be able to have it both ways.
|March 25, 2015||Posted by Staff under Activism, Environmental|
Need some inspiration to do something amazing? Check out these two friends who work their miracles in China. If only all of us could do half as much!
|March 24, 2015||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt, War / Peace|
Insiders lobby government, influence the public through think-tank reports and op-ed columns, then win more military spending and grants from contractors.
|March 23, 2015||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
Poor people in Chicago probably know better than to expect tax abolition to work in their favor, not without one key component ignored in the past.
|March 21, 2015||Posted by Scott Baker under Financial|
If the US must twist arms to get others to buy its debt, is their danger for the dollar, stress in the economy, or hard times ahead for Americans?
|March 21, 2015||Posted by Staff under Art and Letters, Economic Principles|
Hey, if you have to pay more to eat out in Washington state, should you tip less? Especially if your own wages are not keeping up with inflation?
|March 19, 2015||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt, Taxes|
The 1% might be the ones who do-gooders want to tax but the 1% should be the ones reformers should want to quit financing in the 1st place.
|March 15, 2015||Posted by Callum Newman under Economic Principles|
While everyone is focussing on Greece, today’s missive begins with why you should actually be paying more attention to Spain.
|March 14, 2015||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Rent recovery or avoidance|
Canadians in British Columbia already get a dividend from a carbon tax. Can Americans be far behind? That’s up to the American people.
|March 13, 2015||Posted by Staff under Health|
A health hotline is very useful and popular. This one is publicly funded. Yet it was organized by a libertarian-leaning governor. Was he consistent or not?
|March 12, 2015||Posted by Staff under Activism, Health|
Corporations are powerful and power corrupts but they also get it right sometimes, setting an example we individuals might want to emulate.
|March 10, 2015||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt, Taxes|
A new poll shows most Americans eager to tax the rich. A new study shows American taxpayers gift the corporations trillions. What’s wrong with that picture?
|March 10, 2015||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Patent Copyright, Politics|
The New York Times and the Washington Post and the Financial Times — the major newspapers — finally get MONOPOLY’s history right.