Great News for People Who Get Sick

Great News for People Who Get Sick

Getting time off when you’re sick, or need to care for a new child or ailing parent, shouldn’t be a luxury enjoyed only by those who are financially well off. Yet low-wage workers in the United States — the workers who need paid leave the most — typically have this...
America’s Cosmic Tax Gap

America’s Cosmic Tax Gap

The folks working for the federal government can do some incredible things. Over at NASA, for instance, they’re now putting the finishing touches on the new James Webb Space Telescope — an instrument The Washington Post says will be powerful enough “to capture...
Betting the Farm on a Lie

Betting the Farm on a Lie

Few things sell ideas in American politics like a good farm story. Just ask Representative Dave Reichert. He held a hearing recently on the impact of the estate tax on farms and small businesses. An outspoken critic of the tax, Reichert was inspired by a recent story...
Hair-Raising Hypocrisy

Hair-Raising Hypocrisy

As messed up as it sounds, in the unending struggle for justice, there is such thing as a “positive negative.” This occurs when you win a struggle that you never should have had to deal with in the first place. A prime example is presented by the long saga...
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