What we have here is a glaring example of a political bribe masquerading as a plan.
For Robert Samuelson's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:
There needs to be a better balancing of burden and benefits among America's generations.
The U.S.-China trade war will have major consequences.
The world's third largest economy is slowly going out of business; its population is shrinking and it resists immigration.
His goals are worthy — and utopian.
Could a wide-sweeping decline in religious beliefs be one of the underlying causes?
Cheer up, innovation also creates employment.
A new book offers some answers and sensible suggestions to reduce the odds of a future crisis.
A new article warns that the economy might be on the edge of a giant "wealth bubble" that will collapse with possibly dire consequences.
Americans now broadly support government programs that would be considered socialism in other countries.