With only 1 percent of Americans rating taxes as the nation's top problem, it appears that the U.S. tax revolt is all but over.
Business investment has been slow to rebound during the weak economic recovery, but this is to be expected given past trends following recessions.
Shareholder capitalism in the U.S. seems caught in a vicious circle as consumers spend less and save more to protect themselves against future economic shocks, thus prompting businesses buy back more of their stock and return the money to shareholders rather than launch major ...
The fear of technological job loss to robots is real, but probably exaggerated.
Any acceleration of wage gains in the U.S. could be taken as evidence of greater inflationary pressures and justification for the Federal Reserve to make quicker and steeper increases in interest rates. But the risk is that this conventional interpretation is mistaken.
Both major American parties have had a hard time creating agendas that appeal across ideological, racial and ethnic lines. The fragmentation of power and purpose transcends the defects of political leaders.
A right-wing think tank from among President Barack Obama's top economists blames the slow growth of productivity, mainly, for the squeeze on middle-class incomes.
We are not getting our money's worth from the "creative destruction" process that the economist Joseph Schumpeter trumpeted. For example, the technology that makes social networking possible monetizes activities that used to be outside the market's purview, while leaving us open to criminal and ...
All Americans ought to want effective and efficient government, but government is being strangled as the rising costs of baby-boomer retirees reduce the capacity of other programs to fulfill their missions.
Is U.S. President Barack Obama's proposal to make community college free mostly an exercise in political brand management?