• Analysis

The lottery is basically a tax. Who's paying, and how much?

  • Analysis

A new report shows that the time and effort required to vote has a significant effect on turnout.

  • Analysis

For a long time, Italy has been Europe’s hidden crisis. Now, though, it’s becoming much more open.

  • Analysis

The Fed is going to be driving Trump crazy for a while.

  • Analysis

Everybody knows that young Americans don't tend to go to the polls. But data shows steep midterm turnout declines among 30-, 40- and 50-somethings, too.

  • Analysis

Governors face every temptation to put their thumb on the scale in the run-up to an election. Veto budget cuts. Hold off on that hiring freeze. But it's always been difficult to prove that such manipulation happened on a nationwide scale.

  • Perspective

The proliferation of the wage-depressing contracts is a natural consequence of capitalists' paradoxical aversion to competition. That doesn't mean courts and politicians have to go along with it.

  • Analysis

The United States had 7,136,000 million job openings in August and 6,234,000 unemployed people.

  • Analysis

It all comes down to turnout.

  • Analysis

Portugal, Italy, Slovenia and 20 other nations rank higher than the United States on a new economic indicator from the World Bank.

Load More