Obamacare’s launch was bad. But many programs for the poor are worse.

Have you heard what happened to Georgia's food stamps program?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jan 7, 2014

Who’s super-rich in D.C.? You might be surprised.

From 2000 to 2010, the D.C. area added 21,000 households that are in the nation's top 1 percent by income.

Making government simpler is complicated

There are two definitions of "simple" that have come to dominate liberal conversations about government. And they're in conflict with each other.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Oct 26, 2013

How Van Halen explains Obamacare, salmon regulation and scientific grants

If it's too dumb to believe, you probably shouldn't believe it.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • May 2, 2013