The price of EpiPens has increased dramatically and many are calling for more regulation in health care.
StrategyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory
Taxes and SpendingCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism
Money and BanksWar and Foreign PolicyGold StandardMoney and Banking
The dollar's last tie to gold was severed 45 years ago. Gold had always been an inconvenience for governments looking for more debt and spending.
Money and BanksMoney and Banking
Starting today, the Royal Bank of Scotland will become the first bank in the U.K. to impose a negative interest rate on depositors.
The EnvironmentTaxes and Spending
Calling an arbitrary government-imposed penalty on carbon a "market cost" is a disingenuous as not calling such a plan a "tax."