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‘Dynamic Scoring’ the newest fad in tax reform

The Republican-controlled Congress has come up with a new thing that might make tax-reform more doable: Dynamic scoring. Learn about it here. Article by Edgar T. Wilson…

Wisconsin Republicans wrong about student loan debt

I recently came across an editorial in the University of Wisconsin paper The Badger Herald, written by the chairman of the UW College Republicans entitled "What the Democrats get wrong…

We aren’t all stupid and broke: The real reason Millennials don’t buy houses

If you read real estate news (I don’t know why I ask that — no one does), you know that about a million real estate reporters have written on the…

Campaign for raising minimum wage finally gaining momentum

Despite my complete agreement on the increase of the minimum wage, I couldn’t help but still be skeptical of the cause. I, like many other Americans, believe that $15 is…

China looks to cash in on Hollywood

China is setting up for a calculated boom in U.S. cinema. Now, box office sales in the U.S. and Canada dwarf China ($10.9 billion and $3.6 billion respectively). But a…

Elizabeth Warren’s student loan refinancing plan won’t get Millennial’s to buy homes

Elizabeth Warren's plan to allow students to refinance their student loans is a grand scheme to get them to participate in the housing market, but Millennials aren't just skipping out…

Will Elizabeth Warren save America from crippling student loan debt?

When you graduate college, you’re overwhelmed by emotions. You're proud, relieved, excited, terrified ... and probably gradually getting crushed by the weight of student loan debt. Members of the Class of…

Milwaukee Sheriff’s misguided op-ed underscores GOP’s race, poverty issues

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke caused national ripples earlier this week with his Washington Times op-ed, “Liberal Policies Have Destroyed the Black Family.” This piece is one of the most…

‘What Now?': Recent grad uses documentary to shed light on student-debt epidemic

Meet Winslow Crane-Murdoch, recent college graduate about to shed some much needed light on the national student debt epidemic. Winslow left school in debt. To pay off loans, he…

The shaky data of the federal minimum wage

At this point, you might be tired of hearing about the minimum wage debate. Unfortunately, it’s far from over. It remains – and is likely to remain for some time…

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