State and local governments face large budget deficits as revenues have stagnated and spending has remained at high levels.
Calls for various gun control measures made in knee jerk fashion in the aftermath of horrific public shootings are likely to result in much more harm than good.
Federal agencies have little incentive to control costs or improve quality, and Congress does a poor job of overseeing the executive branch to ensure good performance.
Environmentalists and their allies in Congress have tried to argue that a carbon tax is the best (most efficient and effective) way to fight human caused climate change.
Politicians—mindful of the November elections—have been searching for villains to blame as gasoline prices hit record levels across the county.
University of North Alabama associate professor of economics Jim Couch; associate professors of accountancy Tommie Singleton and Pete Williams; and Delta State University associate professor of acc
A multi-billion-dollar government crusade to promote renewable energy for electricity generation, now in its third decade, has resulted in major economic costs and unintended environmental conseque
Argues that to reverse slow downs in the economy and to sustain economic growth over the long-term, there are a series of regulatory reforms that should be taken, 'low-hanging fruit.' Rescinding re
In this essay, published in the Cato Journal, Heritage Foundation research fellow Norbert Michel examines the history of the Federal Reserve and how it has expanded government control over
Through a natural phenomenon called “gene flow," all human beings, plants and animals are genetically modified.