In repeating a story about Alaska as a model of the basic income, Mark Zuckerberg offers us a pretty good guide on how to bamboozle a billionaire.
Sugary drink taxes drive some consumers to purchase substitute products that pose equal or greater health risks, and others to buy sweetened beverages outside city limits.
The idea that we must rob from Peter to pay Paul has led to historic levels of taxation in this country and helped stifle economic growth for decades.
AARP has literally made billions of dollars by imposing its own ‘tax’ on seniors buying health insurance policies, not to mention denying care to individuals with disabilities.
Implementing a robot tax would require adopting socialism, with all the perils that historically includes.
Politicians can make promises without having to worry about transparency or its consequences, like honesty and effectiveness. Thus, America is drowning in state and local debt.
As you know, back in 2018 the voters of Iowa decided to make summer camp compulsory—and for good reason.
For this healthy couple over 60 years old, there is no substantive difference between Obamacare and the AHCA. In many respects, we may be worse off financially.
The U.S. corporate income tax system is awful and needs to be reformed, but it does not subsidize foreign imports or justify a border-adjusted tax.
Contrary to media reports about his leaked 2005 tax returns, President Donald Trump’s effective tax rate in 2005 was 79 percent, not 25 percent.
Philadelphia’s soda tax should influence the conversation over the endless spiral of taxing and spending in America’s mismanaged, one-party big cities.
This is how a cartoon came to influence my view of economics. It is worth remembering stories have this power.
Given the current political culture of California, separating it from the rest of the United States would be in the best interests of both parties.
Going down the same failed Obamacare approach of more taxes and more spending will not lower health costs. And lower costs is what Republicans should prioritize.
By backing away from a border adjustment, Republicans are making a major mistake. This policy will help narrow the trade deficit and fund a tax cut for all domestic businesses.
These two changes would transfer workers’ share of the corporate tax onto American investors, who are so far the disproportionate beneficiaries of globalization.
From background checks to buy ammo, to banning plastic bags and taxing cigarettes, California’s sanctimoniousness really shone through this year.
A grand merger between conservatism and populism is a logical inevitability that will boost both the movement and, more importantly, the nation.
Government policies like the minimum wage, occupational licensing, and payroll taxes limit the work opportunities available to the poor.
‘The law’s working as designed. . . However, it could work better. . . we need a larger mandate penalty.’
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