• Democratic Candidate Calls for Tripling the Minimum Wage. But Why Stop There?

    Democratic Candidate Calls for Tripling the Minimum Wage. But Why Stop There?0

    Tom Steyer, the billionaire longshot seeking to become America’s 46th president, says he’d push Congress to pass a $22 hourly minimum wage if elected. Steyer made the announcement on Sunday in Winnsboro, South Carolina, during a campaign block party, MarketWatch reports. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25. While other presidential contenders have called for

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  • Trump Cutting the Budget? Don’t Believe It

    Trump Cutting the Budget? Don’t Believe It0

    I would prefer not to write about President Trump’s new budget, largely because I know it’s not a serious proposal. Even before he was elected, I pointed out that Trump was a big-government Republican who had no intention of dealing with serious fiscal issues such as the rising burden of entitlement spending. So I wasn’t surprised that he capitulated to

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  • The Government is the Enemy of Equality

    The Government is the Enemy of Equality0

    A major theme running throughout the Democratic Party’s presidential primary is the problem of income inequality. The argument is an appeal to fairness—a value most Americans share. It’s also a distraction from a more insidious inequality: the power the state has over the rest of us. Power inequality is a bigger threat to an egalitarian

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