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Today in STEM: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11th is now celebrated as the United Nations' International Day of Women and Girls in Science...

Obamacare and the Tragedy of the Healthcare Commons

Obamacare increases the Tragedy of the Healthcare Commons through regulations designed to increase cross-subsidies rather than empower individuals to better manage their own medical needs...

The Real Significance of Clinton's Email Server

If "special access" information showed up in those unclassified emails, that exposes some of the most closely held national security data out there...

Supreme Court Votes Against Clean Air Act

The U.S. Supreme Court vote Tuesday dealt a major blow to the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Act...

Congressional GOP Budget Hits Reality Hard

The Congressional Budget Office's recent budget update revealed a dramatic deterioration in the federal government's finances...

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...


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