Daily Policy Digest
|Chanan Steinhart Explains the Causes of the 2008 Financial Crisis: Part 1
Tech CEO and author of "A Brief History of Money," Chanan Steinhart, says that a variety of government policies played a major role in the 2008 financial crisis...
|USDA and States to Spend $210 Million on Fuel Pumps
This latest money toss is yet another multi-million dollar outlay resulting from the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)...
|Another Health Insurance CO-OP Bites the Dust
10 of 23 health insurance CO-OPs will not be in business in 2016...
|Dismal NAEP Score Trend
Our K-12 school system outcomes are predictably stuck at dismal, writes John Merrifield.
|Rock Star Doctor Rebels Against Medicare Bureaucracy
Rebekah Bernard, MD, author of How to Be a Rock Star Doctor: The Complete Guide to Taking Back Control of Your Life and Your Profession, has written an open letter to her Medicare patients...
|James Rickards Addresses Why Experts Failed to Predict the 2008 Financial Crisis: Part 1
In the NCPA's two-part video series, former Wall Street executive James Rickards explains that economic experts should change their prediction models...
|Budget Deal Pushes Disability Reform to Backburner
The small changes to the Social Security Disability Insurance program imposed by the new federal budget are a "Band-Aid" solution to a larger problem...
|Flattening Tax Rates
To date, five Republican presidential candidates have announced tax proposals that have at least one thing in common -- simplifying the current tax code...
|Unaffordable Care Act Begins
The "Unaffordable Care Act" began its third open enrollment with some bad news. Obamacare exchange premiums will rise between 25 percent to 35 percent in nearly one-third of states next year, writes Senior Fellow Devon Herrick...
|Early Learning Can Have Negative Effects
It is unwise to place fragile at-risk children in government pre-K programs that can further impact them negatively...