Daily Policy Digest

Growing Numbers of Americans Are Receiving Means-Tested Benefits

From 1963 to 2013, government transfers from entitlements were the fastest growing source of personal income...

UK Shows Problem with Government-Rationed Care

Britain's National Health Service has announced that patients will no longer have access to six breast cancer drugs...

Making College Free Is Not an Answer

President Obama has proposed two years of free community college for students who enroll at least part time and who maintain a GPA of 2.5...

More Americans Are Single Today than Ever Before

Unmarried mothers are responsible for more than 40 percent of all births...

Retiree Health Care Benefits Massively Underfunded

Just 11 states in the country have funded more than 10 percent of their retiree health care liabilities...

Higher Education Administrative Costs Are Skyrocketing

From 2000 to 2012, the public and private education workforce increased by 28 percent...

College Degrees: Does Everybody Need One?

One-third of bachelor degree-holders are underemployed...

Want to Graduate High School? Pass a Citizenship Test

Starting in the 2016 school year, high school seniors in Arizona will have to prove their knowledge of American history and government before they can graduate...

Disability Fund Running Dry

The federal disability fund is in trouble, with payments rising year to year as more workers enter the program...

The Link between Fossil Fuels and Human Progress

The world today uses 39 percent more oil and 107 percent more coal than it did in 1980...


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