Why Should Taxpayer-Funded Research Be Put Behind a Paywall?
The University of California's boycott of academic-publishing giant Elsevier has open-access advocates pleased. Others have concerns about transparency.
Here Are Some of the Most Significant Controversies Surrounding Scott Pruitt
A brief rundown of the scandals that dogged the EPA administrator in the months leading up to his resignation.
Price's Firing Isn't About 'Draining the Swamp.' It's About Embarrassing Trump
It was Price's hypocrisy—not his malfeasance—that did him in.
Tax Receipt Would Show How Your Tax Dollars Are Spent
If Americans saw exactly how their specific tax dollars were being allocated, would it change the substance or tenor of discussions on, say, the debt ceiling?
Government Programs Help Many Who Don't Realize It
A welter of tax credits, breaks and incentives help Americans out in ways they don't understand or appreciate. This ignorance could have real consequences in debates about tax reform and deficit reduction.