Should We Be More Like Scandinavia?

Looking at Scandinavian taxes, we can see the tradeoffs that government provided healthcare, university tuition, parental leave, and elder care require.

Deciding What We Mean By Socialism

With the progressive side of the Democratic Party in the news, defining socialism has become a political issue that we need to clarify.

May 2019 Friday’s e-links: From the Economics of Eating to socialism and Shannon the Towel

Friday’s e-links: Hearing about the disguises, the food, and the evaluation process, I especially enjoyed a Sporkful NY Times restaurant critic podcast.

Tax Rate History and the Candidates

Comparing Hillary Clinton’s, Bernie Sanders’s and Donald Trump’s individual income tax proposals with tax rate history we can judge their plans.