America’s economic standing—long the envy of the world—is being eroded by the highest corporate tax rate in the world and an unfair, inefficient and outdated tax code.
Economy & Budget
The end of 2013 also saw the expiration of this tax credit, which fuels economic growth and spurs hiring in the United States.
Although proponents heralded the Farm Bill deal as a money saver, this latest deal is actually bigger and more bloated than its predecessors.
With any opportunity that seems too good to be true, there is often a fatal flaw.
The truth is that the tea party movement has consistently driven the Republican Party toward genuine, unconditional support of free trade. The evidence is there for anyone willing to look.
If American institutions and society do not find ways of coping with so many retirees, the drain on our economy and social fabric will be huge.
The gridlock that paralyzes Congress is preventing us from achieving the kind of growth that vaults more Americans into the middle class.
Even with an economy where the labor force has shrunk to its lowest levels since the Carter administration, our unemployment rate sits at an unacceptable 6.6 percent following two very disappointing monthly jobs reports.
Business and higher education need the energy and intellect that constructive immigration reform can unleash.
Yellen seems to disregard a currency crisis that has now engulfed a number of major emerging market economies.