Tax Freedom Day — the first day of the year in which Americans as a whole have theoretically earned enough income to pay for all their taxes — arrives this year on April 24 according to a report from the Tax Foundation, which has calculated Tax Freedom Day for the United States since 1971.

 

Greece is flirting once again with default and withdrawal from the eurozone — and this time, Greece's leaders may be serious.

 

 

The Peterson Institute has discredited itself repeatedly with promised benefits from NAFTA and other free trade agreements that failed spectacularly, but it is back with more of the same to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Many economists claim not only that huge U.S. trade deficits are good things for America, but that they can prove it logically. Well, they are somewhat correct.

Reality and politics in the Windy City rarely collide in the same sentence, but that Chicago's fiscal problems are becoming too big to ignore.

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