Growing wealth inequality has become a key concern for economists, and tackling it requires a deep understanding of how tax and transfer systems affect the income distribution. Using OECD data, this column argues that taxes and transfers are less effective at reducing inequality today than they were in the mid-1990s. Show More Summary
The housing market faces major challenges in both the short and long run in terms of affordability, price variability, ownership structures, financing, and their impacts upon wider macroeconomic stability. This column summarises a conference...Show More Summary
Editor’s note: Tamara Sellman continues her occasional series on the “MS alphabet” with this column referencing terms starting with the letters “Q” and “R.” Symptoms of MS Quadrantanopia This eye-related symptom of MS refers to the compromising...Show More Summary
Netflix is partnering with The New York Times on a new original series that is inspired by the paper’s long-running column “Diagnosis,” Deadline reports. The medical column is written by Dr. Lisa Sanders. The documentary series is slated for eight...
“It’s time to protect yourself — and your friends — from Facebook,” read the click-bait headline Monday on Mashable, one of many columns this week decrying how Cambridge Analytica, a firm aligned with the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump, scraped and mined data from many millions of unsuspecting...
Although “Madame” ultimately lands in the plus column, one wishes this stylish comedy of manners — or lack thereof — had a better idea of where it was going and how to get there. Still, director Amanda Sthers, who co-wrote with Matthew Robbins, offers up some wicked fun and deft social commentary....
It seems like the "wacky physics" genre has really exploded on the App Store over the years, and Column Climbers is the latest title we've seen at GDC that completely embraces it. Basically, in the game you climb a bouldering wall shaped like a column and you sort of fling yourself from climbing point to
A study says the volcanic activity at the park could be driven by what's called a "mantle plume," — a column of potentially warm, upwelling material.
Jim Brady published his final column as ESPN public editor last week, and he covered a whole bunch of ground, touching on ESPN’s reputation as too “political,” the network’s lack of transparency on subjects such as its Sean Miller/Arizona reporting and the quality of the journalism produced in Bristol. Show More Summary
There are a slew of reasons to study creative writing in college, if you have the opportunity and chance. Here are just a few. Column by Karis Rogerson There’s no One True Way to be a writer. Instead, everybody has their own path to success, their own process, their own stories to tell. Show More Summary
Greg David’s column “Cuomo says Trump tax law hurts, but my paycheck just grew” (published online Feb. 18), touting his whopping 4.4% increase in his “take-home pay,” is... To view the full story, click the title link.
(Scott Johnson) The Star Tribune has in the past sought to compensate for walks on the wild side with columns by Katherine Kersten in ritual fashion. The ritual requires the publication of vituperative responses and incantatory letters to dispel the dread she induces among the members of Minnesota’s lunatic left. Show More Summary
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is not just a Congresswoman — she’s a mother to Cole, a little boy who has Down syndrome. So when she read Ruth Marcus’s column in the Washington Post stating how women should have the right to abort their children with Down syndrome, she found the remarks reprehensible. Marcus wrote, in part: […] The post Rep. Show More Summary
C.S. Humble, author of "The Massacre at Yellow Hill", talks beer, barbarians, and encouraging words from the one-and-only Joe Lansdale. Column by C.S. Humble 4 years ago I was sweating bullets, sitting in the bright sunlight of Cross...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has sealed a deal for a new original documentary series inspired by the New York Times Magazine‘s long-running “Diagnosis” medical column written by Dr. Lisa Sanders. Scott Rudin Productions, U.S.-UK production company...Show More Summary
In not one, but now two columns at the Washington Post, Ruth Marcus has taken aim at Down syndrome babies, the parents who raise them, and the experience of those women who choose to abort said children. In her first column, Marcus made the case for selective abortion, particularly of babies who might be born […]
MY WEEKLY DAILY CALLER COLUMN IS UP: “Collusion, Corrections And ZOMBIE FACTS That Refuse To Die.” A look into how corrections are handled — or mishandled — and the effect it has on readers and our collective knowledge.
Three hundred years of financial regulation offer a cautionary tale to today’s push against yesterday’s regulations. This column revisits the political economy of financial crises and documents a consistent pattern of politically driven procyclical regulations. These regulatory cycles have a poor track record.
A pair of columns about Democrats, one about what black voters lost by hitching their star to them, and another about the price Democrats paid for letting unions die, cried out to me. It's very much something that's been freaking me out, particularly since Trump took the White House. Show More Summary
Lowering your property tax bill is about to get more challenging and it won't be accomplished without money and effort, USA Today has the column.