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Ford Serves Limited-Mobility Patients, Lifts Burden on Taxpayers

– April 25, 2018

A partnership between Ford and Detroit-centered Beaumont Health provides a novel example of how to provide mobility for the disadvantaged without public management.

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5 Myths about the Great Depression and New Deal

– April 24, 2018

Historians commonly contend that the New Deal was pivotal in beating the Great Depression and protecting the American middle class. But how significant was it, actually?

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Americans ‘Bowling Alone’ a Warning for Civil Society

– April 22, 2018

Bowling Alone, despite flaws here and there, is still relevant as a tool to explore phenomena such as the opioid epidemic and the social decay prevalent in the African-American community.

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The Perfect Book to Lift Your Spirits

– April 20, 2018

What is the point of adopting a fact-based worldview? Rosling says that it is essential so that we can better navigate life, the way a GPS helps us navigate a city. Further, knowing the facts about life around us brings us more comfort. We are less alarmed at the news. We are less likely to be manipulated by panicked political promises. We see through the fog. We can be more calm, rational, and perceptive.

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The IRS Is So 100th Century and Late

– April 19, 2018

Why should Americans be held accountable to pay taxes if the IRS has a history of exposing taxpayer information and not complying with the law, and it can barely keep it together on their self-proclaimed busiest day of the year?

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“Fair Share” Is the Demand Never Satisfied

– April 15, 2018

Even with the latest reform, the US tax system remains very progressive, with the top 20 percent of income earners paying 87 percent of total income-tax revenue.

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Money Moves: Cardi B Knows What’s Up with Taxes

– April 13, 2018

Just in time for tax season, hip-hop sweetheart Cardi B went on an epic video rant to her 21 million Instagram followers about government accountability.

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New York Opts for Congestion over Pricing

– April 11, 2018

In choosing to put off implementing tolls, policymakers have decided that addressing New York City’s congestion isn’t worth challenging those vested in the transportation status quo.

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5 Reasons Why Economics Deserves STEM Recognition

– April 10, 2018

Economics is part of the social sciences, as it studies human behavior. But economists employ mathematics at a fundamental level, from developing models and projections to communicating findings.

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The “Assault Weapons” Farce

– April 9, 2018

Many law-abiding Americans rely on firearms classified as “assault weapons” for self-defense. It’s unacceptable to base policy decisions on raw emotions just because of a firearm’s menacing appearance.

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Dollarization the Cure to Venezuela’s Hyperinflation

– April 6, 2018

In Ecuador, for instance, the 1999 dollarization has brought economic stability, kept inflation at bay, and even neutralized the effects of plenty of misguided policies introduced by former President Rafael Correa, a Maduro ally.

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Land Confiscation Is South Africa’s Nail in the Coffin

– April 5, 2018

South Africa is now at a critical juncture. Expropriation with a racial twist will only revive the spirit of apartheid, but this time in reverse.

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