Most Americans support “ultramillionare” tax

Most Americans support “ultramillionare” tax

The majority of Americans think that the wealthiest among us aren’t taxed at a high enough rate. A recent poll from FiveThirtyEight shows that 62% of americans believe that the wealthy aren’t taxed enough. Proposals like Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax...
Dead Peoples’ Money

Dead Peoples’ Money

By Emma Dahl What happens to dead people’s money? A morbid question maybe, but also an important one to ask when considering taxing the flow of money. A friend of mine asked me recently what would happen to all this money sitting in bank accounts, and while it might...
First Date Economics

First Date Economics

By Emma Dahl Whenever I go on a first date, I insist on paying for my part of the meal. Do I want to pay for my food? Not really. But do I feel morally obliged to at least pretend like I want to split the bill? Yes. I’d say one of the few advantages of growing up...
Economic Impacts of Climate Change

Economic Impacts of Climate Change

What would happen if all the natural disasters the world has experienced over the past few decades all happened at the same time? This Bloomberg article explores the global impacts of these events and addresses crises that have already happened because of weather...