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Obamacare premiums are going up. Again. Now what?

If you haven’t been following the Obamacare news recently -- and given how much else has been going on, there’s a good chance you...

A ‘Cashless Society’ is great until it’s not

The Bank of Korea is planning for a cashless society by 2020. Swedes are making the shift. I am intrigued but also troubled.There’s a...

College can pay off, but your results may vary

Why don’t more people get college degrees? In a new working paper, Sang Yoon Lee, Yongseok Shin and Donghoon Lee write: “In the early...

Uber goes where taxis don’t

Who is Uber good for?People talk about the ride-sharing service as if it's mostly a boon for rich people, who have conspired with the...

Greek voters have chosen to take the hard way out

WASHINGTON - Greece has decisively voted “no” or “oxi” in the #greferendum. I mean, decisively. By Sunday afternoon here in the United States, the...

Subsidies and all, Obamacare is now here to stay

Yes, subsidies will remain available on federal exchanges. So the Supreme Court ruled today, in a 6-3 opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts....

Paying off student loans is hard. Do it anyway

Usually, when someone writes an essay about why they defaulted on their student loans, they strain to include details that evoke sympathy. The parents...

What do states owe workers?

We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations.Illinois courts have just ruled...

‘On call’ ?needn’t be ?no life

I've written before about the problems facing workers who are at the whims of their employers – shifts that are scheduled a week or...

The wrong way to save for Americans’ retirement

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Americans are underprepared for retirement. And given this sad fact, there’s a growing movement on the left...
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