Job Numbers Distract From Ongoing Labor-Market Problems

President Trump used his State of the Union address to highlight America’s positive economic outlook. He drew particular attention to jobs, claiming to have fulfilled a core campaign promise on employment. And it’s true that the U.S. economy added over 2 million jobs in 2017 — surpassing many economists’ expectations. Indeed, there was widespread concern after the presidential election […]

The Atlantic Tries to Push Generational Warfare to Divert Attention from the Rich Taking Everything

Fox News and Atlantic Magazine have zero shame. The latter has a major article telling readers that Social Security is “the grandparents stealing from the grandchildren.” The piece is a cornucopia of misstatements about Social Security and Medicare, most importantly implying that today seniors get some big windfall from the programs and that it somehow comes at […]