The crucial thing to recognize about the $22 trillion debt is that its size in dollar terms is not as important as the fact that it is on an unsustainable track.
Last week the national debt hit $22 trillion and the president declared an emergency.
Too bad the two things were not related.
Economist Diane Lim hopes that Washington policymakers “will somehow become woke and enlightened and . . . say, ‘Hey you know what?
Elected officials in both parties have expressed interest for years in boosting federal investment in the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.
And the State of the Union is . . . ?
WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition expressed deep concern today over new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections that show federal deficit
The slowing growth of the U.S.
In the latest "Economist Mom" segment on Facing the Future, Diane Lim discussed some of the reasons that politicians
A recent panel discussion in Washington underscored the fiscal and economic challenges facing the country but also pointed towards possible solutions and ways to protect the country now a