economics

Views My Own

The Midterms Showed Democrats the Way Forward: Class War

Democrats ended up with mixed results on Tuesday night, but it's clear that economic populism remains popular.
Matt Taylor
11.8.18
Why I Didn't Vote

I Couldn't Vote Because I Had to Work

The night of the US election, as the votes were being counted and I was beginning to see what was going to happen I just had this horrible, guilty feeling.
Kenzie Cutrone
11.2.18
politics

Republican Voters May Be Turning Against a Core GOP Argument, Poll Says

A new survey breaks down attitudes on taxes – and finds that Americans may not be buying the conservative belief that tax cuts for the rich are worth it.
Harry Cheadle
10.25.18
Views My Own

Republicans Are Outraged About the Deficit They Caused

To pay for their tax breaks for the rich, they want to take healthcare from the poor.
Harry Cheadle
10.17.18
Views My Own

The Great Economy Can't Save Republicans from Trump

The unpopular president is going to make life miserable for Republicans everywhere as the midterms approach.
Matt Taylor
10.7.18
Views My Own

Republicans Rigged the System to Enable Crimes Like Trump’s Tax Evasion

If Democrats know what they're doing, this will be a campaign issue.
Harry Cheadle
10.4.18
economics

Here's What Will Happen if Trump's NAFTA Deal Falls Apart

Consumers might not notice higher prices at first, but farmers and car manufacturers would be hurt in major ways.
Mark Hay
9.11.18
Views My Own

Trump Is Screwing Over the People Who Got Him Elected

He sold himself as the champion of the downtrodden, but isn't doing anything to alleviate to economic misery he spoke about in 2016.
Harry Cheadle
8.31.18
politics

Congress Hates Trump's Trade Wars, but It Won't Do Anything About Them

Republicans don't like tariffs, but they like pushing back against the president even less.
Mark Hay
8.21.18
cryptocurrency

I Spoke to Akon About His New Cryptocurrency, Akoin

The musician hopes to establish a city in Senegal that would run entirely on Akoin.
Justin Caffier
8.20.18
climate change

An Optimist's Guide to Solving Climate Change and Saving the World

We asked experts what policies they would put in place to fight climate change and got some unexpected answers.
Geoff Dembicki
8.2.18
Views My Own

The Russia Scandal Might Help Trump Get Reelected

If his opponents focus too much on theories of collusion and "kompromat", they'll risk glossing over the real failings of his presidency.
Harry Cheadle
7.23.18
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