This is the urgent life and death question poised by Connecticut Senator, Chris Murphy, a day after a sick 18 year-old executed 19 children and 2…
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Be Careful What You Wish For is a 2600-year-old admonition ascribed to Aesop, of Aesop’s Fables. The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to overturn Roe v Wade…
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Warning: If you are an ardent supporter of former President Trump who believes the election was stolen, do not read this. It will deeply upset you…
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Good Morning Readers & Podcast Listeners, I know the newsletters and podcasts are coming fast and furious. But they may be too much given your busy…
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Social Security’s website self righteously proclaims, “We take fraud seriously and so should you.” Yet the biggest perpetrator of Social Security fraud…
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Phillip Moeller Discusses Medicare's A, B, C, D, and GsListen now (61 min) | Watch on YouTube Phil is a NY Times best-selling author and outstanding personal finance journalist. He wrote the Medicare bible…
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Inflation is running at 8.3 percent annually. This is a retrospective rate. It tells us that prices this April were 8.3 percent higher than last April…
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A quiz for Antisemites and their Dinner Partners
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Eytan Sheshinski and Yuval Steinitz: The Middle East, Iran, the Energy Crisis, and MoreListen now (54 min) | Click here to watch on YouTube Today we meet with Eytan Sheshinski, one of Israel’s premier economists, who designed Israel's…
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Glenn Loury: What Explains Persistent Racial Inequality? Listen now (69 min) | Click here to watch on YouTube This week we meet with Glenn Loury, Brown University's Stolz Professor of the Social Sciences…
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Hi Everyone, Today is the six-month anniversary of Economics Matters — the Newsletter and, the new addition, Economics Matters — the Podcast. Since…
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The Rise and Fall? of Donald TrumpListen now (63 min) | A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author, David Cay Johnston
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