For five years, America's central bank has funneled two massive subsidies into Wall Street banks and giant corporations.
As Congress edges toward axing the absurd direct payments program, it's considering an even more bizarre replacement.
It's a time-honored tradition in Washington to do as little as possible and look good while (not) doing it.
The whole business of giving tax breaks to businesses to lure them to a particular place is largely a scam.
We have to stop subsidizing people to live in harm's way.
Supporters and leaders of the hydraulic fracturing industry aren't being honest about government support for this new natural gas boom.
We need a Farm Bill that plants the seeds of resilience.
Energy subsidies are obsolete, ineffective, and a huge waste of valuable public resources at a time when we are rummaging through the couch cushions to find loose change to pay for our ballooning deficits and debt.