The resolution of the Fiscal Cliff will probably no solve much, while little attention is paid to the real economic problems.
Whatever the budget deal, it probably won’t be able to prevent sluggish growth and the risk of rising inflation.
The U.S. is confronting a dizzying array of financial issues that will have to be dealt with early next year.
Solutions to the economic problems that the U.S. faces are unpalatable, and there’s a dangerous temptation to avoid dealing with fundamental issues.
One day, when smog-free cars run on sea water and every loophole in the tax code has been closed, the entirety of humanity will be in such a glorious state of physical fitness and spiritual bliss that falling asleep will be as …
The unemployment rate rose to 8.3% in July, but it’s probably the most hopeful jobs report in months.
Deft revisions to the health care law could solve its long-term financial problems, preserve broad catastrophic coverage and allow more consumer choice.
Resources keep shifting to the elderly at the expense of the young, who will end up paying off a mountain of debt while their own standard of living is eroding.
The deficit needs to be trimmed, but not at the risk of austerity policies that could cause another recession — and the real long-term problem is entitlements
Advances in minimally-invasive surgery have made for smaller and smaller incisions, thereby reducing the risk of infection and greatly improving patient recovery times. Yet, operating in tiny spaces comes with its own
The U.S. has been evading the economic problems posed by healthcare, but the ethical dilemmas that will accompany rising costs are even more daunting.