Daily Policy Digest

Abolishing the Corporate Income Tax Could Be Good for Everyone

Most Americans see the corporate income tax as a tax that affects only businesses, but it is ultimately American workers that bear the burden of the tax...

The Hidden Social Security Debt

Social Security promises are not officially recorded as debts, meaning that the federal government has a hefty set of financial obligations that are kept off the books...

Genetic Engineering Can Help Fight the California Drought

There is one technology that could do much to lessen the impact of the drought on California's farmers: genetic engineering...

Flaws in Alcohol Control Policies

Many governments have imposed new taxes and restrictions on advertising and licensing in order to reduce heavy drinking...

Schools Face Bake Sale Restrictions

New food restrictions on schools threaten to do away with bake sales...

Teacher Evaluation Debate Full of Falsehoods

The debate over evaluations has largely focused on student test scores and has been full of false information...

U.K. Allows Companies to Explore for Natural Gas

Most of Britain's natural gas deposits are in economically-depressed areas, which have a lot to gain from development in the region...

Does the Ex-Im Bank Cost Taxpayers Money?

Supporters of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank contend that the agency makes a profit...

4 Million Americans are Long-Term Unemployed

The longer that a person is unemployed, the more difficult it becomes for him to find employment...

Debate Over School Funding in Philadelphia

A school funding debate has emerged in Philadelphia as the city faces a $93 million funding gap for the school district's 2014-2015 budget...


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