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The Indebted States of America

Steve Malenga
June 3, 2013

In this issue of City journal, the author notes that taxes are on the rise and becoming increasingly burdensome as is debt:

The View from Marcellus

James Panero
June 3, 2013

In this issue of City Journal, James Panero writes that fracking brings breathtaking economic and environmental benefits—at least to places that welcome it.

Overburdened

E. J. McMahon
May 14, 2013

In this special issue of City Journal, E. J. McMahon discusses the problems of the burdensome tax system in New York.  He sums it up nicely with this:

Trigger Tremors

August 8, 2013

In this post at City Journal, Larry Sands writes that, 

Defeating Fiscal Distress: A State Responsibility

Stephen Eide
July 8, 2013
New policy solutions at the state level are necessary to anticipate, prevent, and manage distress.

College Credit: Repairing America’s Unhealthy Relationship with Student Debt

Judah Bellin
June 20, 2013

Sallie Mae, the largest private lender of student loans, recently announced that it will split into two entities.

The U.S. Tax System: Who Really Pays?

Stephen Moore
August 1, 2012

Even if most policymakers and members of the public instinctively understand the wisdom of President Kennedy’s words, tax rates are set to go way up, not down, next year because of the scheduled ex

Why Savings are Suffering: Fed QE3 Policy Costs Seniors

Diana Furchtgott-Roth
November 14, 2012

With fiscal stimulus off the table in a divided Congress, the uncertainty of tax hikes next year, and burdensome regulations discouraging investment, the economy faces substantial uncertainty

Transforming Tenure: Using Value-Added Modeling to Identify Ineffective Teachers

Marcus Winters
August 13, 2012

Public school teachers in the United States are famously difficult to dismiss: after three years, most receive tenure—after a brief, subjective evaluation process where nearly none receive negative

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