Nov 7, 2013
The problems of the Affordable Care Act's health care exchanges will not be solved by a new round of outsourcing. Just ask Boeing.
Sep 19, 2013
The No. 1 problem we face is inequality, and the beginning of a new school year is the appropriate moment to ask what role education plays. Are schools part of the solution or are they part of the problem?The No. 1 problem we face is inequality. The beginning of a new school year is the appropriate moment to ask what role education plays. Are schools part of the solution or are they part of the problem?
Jul 29, 2011
If the deficit remains unfunded, the president should withhold money from the enforcement and the support of laws that enrich the rich This would lead to higher wages for workers and lower prices for consumers, and it would help shield them from the cuts he wants to make in income security programs.
Apr 6, 2011
Once again a New York Times article hinges on the numbers, and the numbers as reported are all wrong. This is becoming a disturbing pattern.
Mar 22, 2011
State personal income in New York in 2009 was $908 billion. Thus a flat tax of less than 1 percent would close the deficit entirely, without any spending cuts.
Mar 15, 2011
As if dealing with the many known enemies of government workers is not enough, state employees in New York now also have to contend with the old gray lady herself, The New York Times. (more)
Mar 10, 2011
The statistical evidence is that smaller class size means better education, but smaller class size also means higher taxes. So Education Secretary Arne Duncan chose trickery to divert parents from the clear road.
Feb 25, 2011
With a 10 percent rate of unemployment among his subjects and fear of the unrest that this could unleash, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia decreed an increase in aid to the unemployed, an increase in the salaries of government employees, an increase in aid to students, an increase in funds (more).
Feb 2, 2011
All you have to do to be a billionaire is to have an idea. John A. Paulson had an idea, and in 2010 his idea made him $5 billion. (more)
Feb 1, 2011
According to The New York Times, “What’s Broken in Greece” is that the cost of labor in Greece from 2005 to 2010 has been, on average, 25 percent higher than in Germany. (more)
Jan 27, 2011
During the Great Depression, high rates of unemployment prevailed for 11 years The experience of seeing a free market system drive itself into a rut that it cannot pull itself out of is nothing new And we have long known the solutionThe experience of seeing a free market system drive itself into a rut that it cannot pull itself out of is nothing new.
Jan 19, 2011
American workers need jobs and access to the Chinese market, and Chinese workers need jobs and technology. Volvo provides a model of how we can make both sides happy. (more)