Jan 22, 2018
In the pursuit of their ideological crusade, Paul Ryan and many of his Christian colleagues have lost sight of the Lord’s teachings. Instead they have put their faith in President Trump to lead the Republican flock.
Dec 18, 2017
Despite a rich history of lessons to draw from, the U.S. is now at a familiar juncture. According to the non-partisan Joint Committee on Taxation, accounting for the impact of economic growth, the current Republican tax bill will add roughly $1 trillion to the deficit over the next decade.
Dec 4, 2017
A carbon tax presents an opportunity for both parties to pursue a more secure economic and environmental future for Americans. Such a tax is a market-based mechanism increasing the price of polluting.
Nov 6, 2017
There’s been no shortage of fact free rhetoric completely devoid of quantitative analysis from both sides. My aim is to carefully examine the claims of Kevin Hassett, chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Oct 10, 2017
Although an Executive Order looks increasingly likely, there is reason to also hope for a bipartisan solution.
Sep 6, 2017
Children born to parents in the top income group are 3.5 times more likely to be in the top income group as adults than children born to families in the bottom income group. This is the dire reality for many Americans trying to get ahead.
Aug 18, 2017
Conservatives face a choice. Will they stand for traditional conservative values? Or will they support, tacitly or otherwise, the Trump administration’s increasingly authoritarian regime?
Rise above partisan rancor and support a free press. The future of America’s democracy depends on it.
Jul 12, 2017
Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich, the Koch Brothers and other leading conservatives support major changes to America’s criminal justice system. They acknowledge the dramatic financial and human costs of mass incarceration.