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Chris Edwards

Director of Tax Policy Studies and editor of Down​siz​ing​Gov​ern​ment​.org

Postal Service Forum Tomorrow

The U.S. Postal Service is in deep financial trouble with mail volumes falling and losses rising. Analysts have differing views about the best USPS reform options, but all agree that the agency’s operations are unsustainable as currently structured.


New Study on Wealth Inequality

A growing number of political leaders consider wealth inequality to be a major economic and social problem. They complain that wealth is being shifted to the top at everyone else’s expense​.Is wealth inequality the crisis that some people believe it is?


Crumbling Bridges

Yes, one in nine bridges are structurally deficient but its important to note that the number of bridges that are deficient has been steadily declining for two decades.