Conservatives blame the mortgage giants (wrongly) for the financial crisis, and both parties want them dead. But to finish the job of financial reform without destroying the housing market and costing taxpayers billions, we need to let them live.
The first session of the U.S. Congress was as bitter and riven by divisions—over ideology, taxes, federal versus state power, the role of “big money,” flexible versus strict interpretation of the Constitution—as the 114th Congress. The difference is, we can be proud of the first.
Regulations aren’t threats to liberty and property, but vital weapons in defense of them.
Maybe it sounds obvious, but people in Congress aren’t hearing enough from constituents who don’t agree with them.
An innovative experiment looks at whether texting reminders can prompt people to get checkups.
Fixing Flint’s water supply won’t be enough to undo the long-term damage caused by the crisis.
This proposal for Super PAC “insurance” could work by deterring third-party spending.
Nuclear energy is vital to helping America meet its commitments to combat climate change.
Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has proposed ending this program – but why tinker with success?
A consolidated food industry brings you salad and chicken nuggets cheaper—and spreads deadly food-borne pathogens farther.