Archive: Economy & Jobs

Is America Ready for Democratic Socialism?
Free college, single-payer healthcare, guaranteed jobs, and more! But what's the pricetag?
February 23, 2019
Automation in the Short and Long-Term
By focusing on workers in the short term, it is clear that we can improve the opportunities automation can bring them in the long term.
Ryan Khurana | February 21, 2019
Let’s Take a Break (From Gov)
When it comes to relationships riddled with debt issues, extreme micromanagement of choices, and crazy spying, nothing comes close to our relationship with government.
Ben Wilterdink | February 14, 2019
Does Taxing the Rich Really Work to Improve Equality?
In the name of "fairness" and "equality", many in power propose heavily taxing the rich in order to redistribute their wealth to those among us who are less fortunate. But does this policy actually meet its desired end? Click through to find out!
February 8, 2019
People, Place, and Automation
Automation has become a source of anxiety for many Americans, with factors such as geography and demographics often being left out of our public debate.
Ryan Khurana | February 7, 2019
As Tax Day Approaches, Let’s Celebrate Tax Reform
America’s business community is proving that the best way to help employees is to help those cutting the checks.
Luka Ladan | February 5, 2019
The California Golden Fleece Award is Announced!
The California Golden Fleece® Awards expose waste, fraud, and abuse in California government, and this quarter, the California Department of Motor Vehicles wins the dishonor!
February 2, 2019
An Economic Engine That Escapes Millennials
America’s Missing Entrepreneurs
If we are to remain the world’s most innovative economy, then it’s time for millennials to assume a greater role in that innovation.
Luka Ladan | January 25, 2019
What Has Driven the Dramatic Reduction in Poverty Worldwide?
Extreme poverty has been dramatically reduced over the past century, but what's behind this reduction? Take our quiz to find out.
January 19, 2019
Should the U.S. Adopt Universal Basic Income?
With job displacement seemingly growing closer with each advancement in AI, it's a question we'll likely have to answer.
January 16, 2019