Like most of US President Donald Trump's earlier picks for the US Federal Reserve Board, Judy Shelton has no business even being considered for the job, let alone winning the support of self-respecting conservatives. But in the Trump era, up is...
Justin WolfersNone of Judy Shelton's defenders have made the case that her history of muddled flim-flam would be good for the Fed. The best argument they've offered is that checks and balances may prevent her from actually implementing her loopy ideas.
Health care in the United States is riddled with contradictions. The country spends $3.5 trillion a year on health care—more than $10,700 per person and 17.9 percent of GDP—yet 28.5 million Americans are uninsured—nearly 9 percent of the population....
Justin WolfersTerrific piece by my mates @rosalinddixon15 and @profholden making the case that the Australian healthcare model might be a better starting point for the U.S. than the current reforms currently being proposed by warring Democratic factions.
The battle over the singular use of “they” has been waged for centuries
Justin Wolfers“It has appeared as such in the King James Bible, the works of Shakespeare and the novels of Jane Austen. Recently, growing numbers of style guides..have concluded that it is often the most pragmatic of a set of imperfect solutions.”