One More Time on the Economy
Three different arguments happening simultaneously is leading to a conceptual mess.
Wealth Distribution in 2022
Wealth inequality is as it has always been. But it doesn't have to be.
The SNAP Work Requirements
Just randomly inflicting pain on people.
The Debt Limit Situation
Biden has a variety of ways to ignore the debt limit. He has no way to legally follow it.
Minnesota Parental Leave Plan Excludes Large Minority of Potential Mothers
The Democrats still have yet to pass a single universal parental leave program in the US.
Over 20 Percent of People Lacked Health Insurance Between 2017 and 2020
Point-in-time measures obscure just how common health uninsurance is.
Washington State’s Parental Leave Program Excludes a Huge Amount of New Parents
Washington's current parental leave program is a mess. But it can be easily fixed.
The New York Working Families Tax Credit Proposal Is a Means-Testing Disaster
A case study in how dumb the obsession with phaseouts is.
5 Insights from Norway’s 2023 Tax Proposal
Norway leads the way in vehicle, resource, and wealth taxation.
How States Can Extend the Child Tax Credit to the Poor
States can easily and cheaply fill in the gaps of the federal Child Tax Credit.