No Need to Shrink the National Debt
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Abolish the Minimum Wage
The minimum wage is America’s signature antipoverty policy. Since its birth, however, the minimum wage has been the subject of intense scrutiny of economists,
In Government, Two Plus Two May (Not) Equal Four
The federal budget process—or lack thereof—has followed a predictable path since the Republicans wrested control of the House of Representatives from the Democrats
Farm Bill to Continue a Tradition of Wasteful Government Spending
From Reason.com: Like a phoenix made of pork, the Farm Bill has risen from the ashes. And for opponents of farm subsidies and wasteful
Bill Gates says minimum wage can cause job destruction
Bill Gates surprised his hosts at MSNBC in a recent interview. He cautioned against the minimum wage as a tool for supporting workers in poverty,
A Brief Case for Crypto: What Bitcoin is, is Not, and Why D.C. Should Proceed with Caution
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I have to ask – Do you feel safer because of the historically unmatched $13 Billion fine that will be imposed on JP Morgan? Do you
“Moral Foundations of Capitalism” class cancelled
As the United States dipped into recession after the stock market crash in the late 2000s, capitalism was under intense scrutiny. As concern and criticism
Online Education: In Hope of Degree Realignment
This is the first in a series of posts that will focus on the so-called “online education revolution”: the rise of free online courses taught
Why are Female Senators Outnumbered 2:1?
[!(http://nothing-is-new.com/content/images/2010/11/sufferagists.jpg)](http://nothing-is-new.com/2010/11/02/votes/)Female suffragists: does there need to be a similar
Buying A Seat at Top Universities?
The Guardian’s Jeevan Vasagar reported this week that the British government is considering creating extra seats in its university quota system for privileged students
Senior Class President Slate Launches
Even as the rising junior class struggles to find a single slate to run, competition has appeared for the senior class presidents. Senior Shore, a