Working for the Tax Man

Though April 15 has passed, Americans are still a week away from the finish line when it comes to paying their taxes. This year, it will take the average American until April 24 to work enough to pay off their share of federal, state, and local taxes. We spend 30...

Three Liberal Myths About Taxes Debunked

April 15 marked Tax Day in the United States and sparked an expected national conversation about the role of government. One would think the day millions of Americans scramble to send off their returns to the IRS wouldn’t be the most ideal to advocate raising taxes,...

The Truth about the Resource Curse

Natural resources are traditionally considered a boon to any country. They’re pools of “free” value that can be dug up and sold, often under the promise of helping the entire population. Yet we know that resources are not a golden ticket to prosperity: some of the...