Economics

You're Hired!

The Democrats are looking for a big idea? Here's one: a guaranteed job for anyone who wants one. It's not as crazy as it sounds.

By Jeff Spross

The Trump Budget: Deconstructing Government

It's not about fiscal responsibility; it's about cuts to the core functions of government.

By David Kamin

Parties of the Left, Wake Up!

In the United States and the United Kingdom, voters told Democrats and Labour how they need to change. Will they?

By Stanley B. Greenberg

Is Growth Over?

Our phones get more powerful and our TVs bigger, but those improvements aren’t showing up economically. Is this permanent?

By Stephen Rose

Fixing the Estate Tax

Income from inheritances is taxed at a lower rate than income from work, and only the wealthiest of the wealthy pay. How to create a fairer system.

By Lily L. Batchelder