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Causes of the 2008 Financial Crisis

Experts point to a variety of issues that likely caused the 2008 financial crisis, such as modern banking practices, unethical behavior or government policy...

Another $4 billion Lost to Federal Computer Science for All

President Obama's "Computer Science for All" (CS for All) initiative wastes another $4 billion, increases the role of the federal government in public education and adds more federal programs...

Will Congress Fix the Electronic Health Records Fiasco?

There is some hope that Congress will fix — at least partially — the largely bungled Electronic Health Records (EHRs) deployment on which it wasted $30 billion since 2009...

Obamacare's Robin Hood Scheme and the Socioeconomics of Health

At its core, Obamacare is a health and income redistribution scheme...

Will the Labor Force Participation Rate Be Forever Low?

Despite President Obama's pride over January's 4.9 percent unemployment rate, the labor force participation rate is still gasping for breath...

Huge Health Jobs Hike, Especially in Hospitals

The latest tepid jobs report was dominated by health services, which added 37,000 jobs in January...

Is Health Inflation Really Quite Tame?

Many observers believe medical price inflation is tame...

Inside Finland: Why the Best are Still Pretty Bad

Similarities and differences between the world's school systems are important. We can learn from them...

The Super Bowl of Jock Taxes

According to Forbes, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's tax bill will be more than double that of Peyton Manning's New Jersey Super Bowl tax two years ago, thanks to California's 13.3 percent millionaire's tax...

The Federal Reserve and Sound Money

A gold standard would take away the ability of the U.S. Federal Reserve to manipulate the market...


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