Daily Policy Digest

Government Researching How to Change Food Choices

$2 million in taxpayer dollars is going towards a research center to study how the government can change Americans' eating habits...

Is There Really a Gap Between Wages and Productivity?

Many people encouraging an increase in the minimum wage will cite Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) figures showing that productivity since 1973 has gone up 100 percent...

Is U.S. Manufacturing Making a Comeback?

Manufacturing may be making a comeback, at least according to some economists. But skeptics are not so sure...

Home Health Care Workers Escaping Background Checks

In at least 10 states, home health care workers can avoid background checks...

What Does the New EPA Regulation Do?

The EPA estimates that up to 15 percent of America's coal fleet could be removed from operation as a result of the rule...

Online Voting: A Bad Idea

Online voting is fraught with potential problems, as hackers could change electoral results and manipulate elections, leaving no evidence behind...

Administrative Woes of a Global Wealth Tax

Unlike an income tax, a wealth tax would require the government to compile a list of all of the assets of every person in the United States, from cash to stocks to vehicles, appliances, furniture and jewelry...

Obamanomics Hurting Millennials

In the years following the Great Recession, economic growth has been anemic, especially for millennials...

Obamacare: 1 Million Incorrect Health Subsidies

Around 1 million people have reported incomes that differ from what the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has in its records...

Growth in Online Courses

Online courses are also proving effective at the secondary level, giving students in rural areas opportunities to take classes to which they would otherwise lack access...


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