Economics

These Students Are Willing To Give Up U.S. Citizenship For In-State Tuition

As recently as 2014, illegal immigrants in 22 states are eligible for lower-cost, in-state tuition at public colleges and universities. While students residing illegally in states such as California, Texas, Maryland, and Virginia are eligible for in-state tuition, legal immigrants, international students, and U.S. citizens continue to pay out-of-state tuition, often costing several thousand dollars…

Why Government Is The Worst

Is profit a dirty word? Would the world be better off without them? Or are profits progressive — the only thing that can move potatoes from Idaho to Manhattan and medicine from America to Africa? Professor and economist Walter Williams explains.

Santorum: Should Gay Printers Be Forced to Make ‘God Hates Fags’ Signs for Westboro Baptist?

Likely 2016 GOP contender Rick Santorum (R) considered a hypothetical on Face the Nation Sunday morning very similar to one playing out in Florida: should gay business owners be compelled to produce homophobic products? Santorum’s hypothetical came during a discussion about Indiana’s “religious freedom” law, which critics fear will allow businesses to discriminate against gays…

Students Shocked By Their Share of the National Debt

The debt ceiling debate, out of control federal spending, higher taxes…what does it mean for future generations? The federal government’s suspension of the borrowing limit has expired and Congress will now need to deal with over $18 trillion in national debt by either facing the unlikely scenario of default or by passing a new spending…