Affecting citizens, creditors, and contractors, a debt default is a personal event that touches the lives of millions of people.
The Best and Worst Tax Systems
Comparing tax systems for higher income nations, we can be somewhat surprised by the OECD’s top and bottom countries.
Our Lawmakers’ Conflict Between Politics and Math
Published by the Concord Coalition, there is a timeline for the federal budget process. Already, the Senate Budget Committee missed its April 1st deadline: While the good news is that all of us want less spending, the bad news…
Where You Don’t Want To Be a Trillionaire
We could say that repeatedly, Zimbabwe’s inflation rate is so high that their dollar cannot possibly be called money.
The Surprising Ways that Governments Get Money
Thinking of how governments fund all they do, we usually think of taxes. But there is much more. Government Revenue U.S. States Desperate for cash, in 2010, Arizona’s governor sold the state capitol. The deal included the House and Senate,…
An Easy Explanation of the Debt Ceiling
With another debt ceiling conflict emerging this week, we.should look back and ahead at how, what, and why the U.S. borrows.