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

Is the White House delaying too many health and safety rules?

A new report argues that more than 120 regulations have been stalled by the White House, on everything from mine safety to energy-efficiency standards.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jun 11, 2013

Was lax oversight to blame for the Texas fertilizer explosion?

The Texas facility that exploded hadn't been inspected by OSHA since 1985.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Apr 19, 2013

Ten ways to reduce inequality without raising tax rates

Obama wants to fight inequality. The GOP wants to keep tax rates where they are. You can do both.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 6, 2012
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