When you clean the house as things warm up in the spring, you often find things—dust bunnies and other unsavory creatures—hiding under the couch and in the closets.
Missourians pay far more taxes than they think they do.
Because of special taxing districts like community improvement districts (CID) and transportation development districts (TDD), many shoppers pay up to an extra two percent in sales taxes.
When our blog posts are plastered with discussions of public money for private gain, recent news
Leonard E. Read’s “I, Pencil” is often first-day reading for introductory economics courses, and rightfully so. This spirited tale narrated by a pencil highlights two important truths.
Ashley Berner has spent a lot of time examining educational systems around the world, and she concludes that the American system is unique.
Rumor has it that later this month Major League Soccer (MLS) will announce the next cities to be blessed with professional soccer teams. St.
Missouri is one of 13 states without any statewide programs to promote Next Generation Learning (a term coined by the advocacy group ExcelinEd to de
Having worked in education reform for more than twenty years, I’ve often found myself in a familiar debate about public education: Is it a private good—for the benefit of the child being educated—or a public good—for the benefit of society? Of course, it’s both.
In a recent debate, Kansas City Mayor-elect Quinton Lucas addressed a proposal for a downtown stadium by stating, “We need a new downtown baseball stadium like I need a new Maserati.” Lucas understand