by Franklin Morley Leave the funding for renewables alone The budget sequester is armed and ready as March 1st approaches, the newest deadline for Congress to try and prevent the massive spending cuts set to trigger if no deal is made. The priorities are the economy and the deficit, and [...]
“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” —Douglas Adams We know you have ideas for articles in your head. We also know you usually need a deadline to force you to put it on paper. So here are all the deadlines [...]
The recent budget compromise roped off $23 billion of next year’s budget for Pell Grants, while maintaining the $5,500 maximum yearly payout. But is it fiscally responsible for the government to continue awarding Pell Grants? What should be the government’s role in funding higher education?
BYUPR: You cover the GOP primaries for BuzzFeed, but you’re also plugged in to the Mormon community. What’s been your favorite part of that so far? Coppins: Of all the unlikely alliances formed during this “Mormon Moment,” my favorite has been the making of CNN’s Anderson Cooper into an LDS folk hero. [...]
Mormons have always had a tenuous relationship with the US government—at times in opposition to Washington, at others its strongest supporters. As of late, the Huntsman and Romney campaigns have stirred a new debate over Mormons and their beliefs, and whether Americans are comfortable with them holding sway in the [...]
I was going to write a terrific article outlining all the practical reasons why increased labor mobility is a vastly more effective way of improving the welfare of the world’s poor than any other conceivable development project. But in the last issue, David Cramer wrote that article better than I [...]