Maureen Ohlhausen, an FTC commissioner, outlines a step-by-step approach for putting the principles of regulatory humility into action and identifies high and low watermarks for the FTC’s adherence to this approach.
India’s recent reactions to foreign opinion has only made it look small.
Just when Yemen looked like it couldn’t get any worse, this week the Houthis, a Zaydi Shia rebel group from northern Yemen that already controls much of the country’s capital, advanced toward the southern port city of Aden.
The media’s response to Senator Ted Cruz’s announcement to run for president is discussed.
Providing paid maternity leave may not require a whole new federal program. A simpler approach builds on existing tax credits, but makes them refundable and accessible outside of just tax season.
Time to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit, the federal earnings subsidy to low-income households.
Recognizing the failure of the model in Yemen would call the administration’s entire counter-terrorism approach into question. It’s no surprise, then, that the White House continues to say that Yemen is a success despite the complete collapse of the country.
As it prepares to normalize interest rates, the Federal Reserve would be well-advised to take into account the high odds of a continued appreciation of the dollar and the resulting drags on growth and inflation.
About 8.5 million of the 11-plus million unauthorized immigrants living in the US are in the workforce, accounting for about 5 percent of all workers. Almost none of them want to be unauthorized—they either have no way to attain legal status, or the pathway to legal status is so onerous that they believe they are better off remaining unauthorized.
We should spend less money through the tax code on the rich and use some of the savings to encourage work and reduce poverty among low-income Americans.