Mar 3, 2014
President Obama and congressional Democrats are pressing to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Here are nine reasons why that’s a bad idea.
Feb 24, 2014
The second-richest American, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, has given the March 17 issue of Fortune magazine an excerpt of his forthcoming annual letter to investors. The tale of two successful Buffett purchases is illuminating, but not quite in the way Mr. Buffett intends.
Feb 18, 2014
The former governor of Florida, Jeb Bush, will be speaking and getting an award in New York City this spring at the Manhattan Institute’s annual Alexander Hamilton dinner.
Feb 11, 2014
When Janet Yellen arrives on Capitol Hill this week for her first Congressional testimony as chairman of the Federal Reserve, some enterprising senator or Congressman may want to ask her about Bitcoin.
Feb 4, 2014
The latest Washington policy solution to the problem of the long-term jobless is to pay them to move somewhere else where there are more jobs. It’s been tried in other contexts.
Jan 28, 2014
On the sidelines of the Super Bowl battle between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos is a classic immigrant success story. It’s the food you’ll be eating as you watch the game.
Jan 20, 2014
The technological revolution may have a deeper and more positive effect on America than anything President Obama accomplishes during his presidency, and it is in its own way more significant than anything the president uttered in his Air Force One interview with Remnick.
Jan 6, 2014
The new mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, has proclaimed what he called in his inaugural address “an inequality crisis,” pronouncing, “We are called to put an end to economic and social inequalities that threaten to unravel the city we love.”