AEI Scholar Nicholas Eberstadt discusses worldwide trends inequality, education, and longevity on the Federalist Radio Hour.
Laws can demand doubling the pay for low-skilled workers, but there’s no way to mandate how businesses will deal with unsustainable labor costs.
It matters if the worker isn’t helped, and is even hurt, by minimum-wage hikes. If there is credible research to support this notion, there’s reason to give your fellow Americans the benefit of the doubt.
Women don’t have to work to support their families, houses are not more expensive, college costs aren’t related to wage decreases, and wages have not stagnated since the 1970s.
The accusation that Republicans really want to shove the inhabitants of pediatric cancer wards onto the streets to die is obscuring the health-care debate we need to have.
Urbanophile Aaron Renn discusses American cities, the opioid crisis, and the changing labor force on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour.
We shouldn’t make the mistake of thinking that the current escalations in political rhetoric and acts of violence are divorced from these broader globalist trends.
Rep. Dave Brat joins Federalist Radio and dispatches from the health care and budget debates taking place on Capitol Hill.
Beneath the long history of findings that sing the praises of firstborns, there’s another, interesting story to tell about their economic Achilles’ heel.
I want higher wages for everyone, but raising the minimum wage will not do that.
A productive sector has the fewest number of people producing the greatest number of things we need. Solar does the opposite.
Their industry is under siege. Advances in technology have cut deeply into their margins. They face competition from robots and cheap, non-union labor. Many shops have been closed.
Researchers discovered that a $1 increase in the minimum wage leads to approximately a 4 to 10 percent increase in the likelihood of any given restaurant folding.
The Left wants to convince us that abortion is about economic progressivism. But that’s a distraction—abortion is really about human rights.
Experts from the Cato Institute and the Mercatus Center give their reactions to the good and bad in the Trump Administration’s plan for tax reform.
President Trump’s ‘Buy American. Hire American’ is much like ‘fighting climate change’: a comforting government-prescribed solution that people embrace in theory but rarely practice.
Direct primary care offers in reality what our political class has thus far offered us only in theory: sane, reasonable, and affordable health care.
Brad Jackson is joined by author and historian David Pietrusza to discuss the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I on the Coffee and Markets podcast.
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