Economy & Budget

Fixing Social Security with the funhouse mirror

Around the world, social security systems are facing financing concerns over the coming decades at a time when traditional policy options are getting progressively unpopular because many of these options involve increasing taxes.

In terms...

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New numbers don’t lie: counterfeits pose a growing threat

The dangers of counterfeit goods regularly make headlines: bad brakes, knock-off tires, lead-laden children’s toys and fraudulent medicines are just a few of the ways that counterfeit goods have harmed consumers. In addition to the direct dangers...

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How regulatory 'reform' hurts small business

While purporting to help small business, the regulatory “reforms” proposed over the last six years have actually been crafted to help big business, especially multinational corporations. While it would be convenient for all businesses to have the...

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