Defining Ideas by topic: Economics: National

April 9, 2013

The Economic Ignorance of Barack Obama

If we want better jobs numbers, we need to deregulate labor markets.
February 26, 2013

Is Employment a “Human Right”?

Efforts to stamp out so-called discrimination in the labor market will kill jobs and stifle economic growth.
February 19, 2013

In Praise of Income Inequality

You cannot make the poor richer by making the rich poorer.
February 14, 2013

America's Bright Future

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In three key sectors of the economy, the country is experiencing a rejuvenating renaissance.
February 7, 2013

Obamacare’s Fiscal Nightmare

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If the law isn't scaled back by 2014, we're ruined.
February 5, 2013

America’s Favorite Golfer Gets Fleeced

What Phil Mickelson’s tax saga teaches us about the uses and abuses of state fiscal policy.
January 29, 2013

The End of Charity?

The president’s redistributive effort to limit charitable tax deductions will hurt the poor—and everyone else.
January 17, 2013

Time to Chill Out on Global Warming

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Scientific models of climate change are incomplete and unconvincing.
December 13, 2012

The Coming Fiscal Tsunami

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As a nation, we are about to be drowned by entitlement debt.
December 6, 2012

It’s the Culture, Stupid

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Why do some countries join the ranks of the most developed nations while others do not?