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Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
The US government used foreign aid to spread a eugenics-tinged sterilization policy in Peru in the late 1990s.
Taxes and Spending
State-run pensions are sitting on a time bomb.
A big chunk of the voting population relies on taxpayer-funded benefits to pad their incomes. The effects on voting and public policy can't be ignored.
Big GovernmentThe EnvironmentTaxes and Spending
It is the boosters of aggressive government action, such as a carbon tax, who ignore the peer-reviewed research on climate change.
Taxes and SpendingWorld History
The United Nations has big plans for your tax money.
Money and BanksTaxes and Spending
Some inequality arises naturally from freedom of choice. Some comes from government meddling. One is good and the other is bad. …
Protectionism and Free TradeTaxes and Spending
Thanks to Trump's tariffs, discount stores have to raise prices — thus increasing the cost of living for ordinary Americans.
Trump has proposed the "Space Force" as a brand new and costly military branch and bureaucracy. The reaction to his plan helps illustrate the complexity of military politics in Washington.
Big GovernmentTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy
With the end of the 2018 fiscal year, we're seeing just how much Donald Trump loves to spend government money.
Taken all together, defense spending in Fiscal Year 2019 totals more than the state budget of Texas seven times over.