California voters resoundingly voted down Proposition 23, which would have limited the environmental requirements of law AB 32, California's anti-greenhouse gas law.
Republicans have no intention of stimulating the economy. They want it to fix itself. Of course, that didn't work during the Great Depression.
In America, the Patriot Act began a series of terrorism responses stripping civil liberties. In Britain, similar laws are known as 'control orders.' And despite campaign promises, they're not going anywhere.
Americans voted for change, but by running away from what we didn't like, not running towards anything in particular. If we were aiming for the center, we missed.
Despite paying lip service to 'working together' and deficit reduction, Boehner and Obama won't do much of either. Here's why.
A case study in how an opportunity for generosity can lead to abuse and frustration.
A blogger compares the state of the GDP five quarters after the end of the 1981-82 recession to the state of the economy now, five quarters after the 2007-09 recession.
What do you want out of life? No, really. What do you really want? Then shape your life to give you that.
While studies showing that some drugs are less harmful to users than tobacco or alcohol have their place in the debate, the crux is that the state should allow adults to make their own choices.
Staffing firm ADP reports that employment improved slightly in October, as private employers added 43,000 jobs.
If this were Greece or Ireland, the government would be forced to cut back. But with quantitative easing ready, there is no need to face the music.
America's longest postwar recession officially ended more than a year ago. But in some places, the recession still looks alive and well. Here are four cities that over the past year have seen the biggest drops in employment and at least a 1 percentage point rise in the unemployment rate, according to the US Department of Labor. Is your city on the list?
So far, President Obama has resisted extending the Bush tax cut to the wealthiest 2 percent. Given the post-midterms realities, he should compromise on 1 percent.
Take one needle, add a big pile of yarn, an internet connection, and a few hours (which can be in front of the TV), and you can create a beautiful and useful gift set.
Is libertarianism on the rise? Americans voted for free marketers, but voted down social conservatives. Here are the take-homes for British libertarians.