Economics

The Pro-Growth Minimum Wage

Liberals always want to argue for a higher minimum wage on fairness grounds. But there’s a better and likely more compelling reason.

By Robert Atkinson

Money, Markets, and Democrats: A Conversation with Michael Sandel

By Jack Meserve

The Real Takers

No, it’s not people on welfare. It’s the wealthy rent-seekers who profit from unjust government policy.

By James Crabtree

That Greedy Upper-Middle Class

Will the top 20 percent be willing to forego some of their advantages so that others may rise? Tough one.

By Heather Boushey

The Monster Eating Our States and Cities

To feed the pension beast, state and local governments are starving education and infrastructure. But yes, something can be done.

By Richard Vague