Summer of the Mega-FlopLast month, Steven Spielberg predicted a Hollywood implosion. Do recent big-budget disasters already prove him right?
More Cities Should Go BankruptFiling for bankruptcy is an incredibly useful corporate turnaround tool. We should make it easier for local governments to do it.
Bring Back Flophouses, Rooming Houses, and MicroapartmentsDumb urban policies wiped out the best kinds of housing for the poor, young, and single. But they’re finally making a comeback in smart cities.
The Death of Hulu. (Update: Or Maybe Not!)By selling the online TV-streaming service, networks are going to kill what made it great.
Can J.C. Penney Make a Comeback?The return of hokey discounts is luring customers back to the ailing retailer.
Getting in Bed With EuropeThe biggest trade deal of all time is being negotiated and nobody’s paying attention.
The Fed’s QE4 Program Is Really WorkingThe economy is still growing, despite higher taxes and major spending cuts.
Tesla Is Worse Than SolyndraHow the U.S. government’s bungled investment in the car company cost taxpayers at least $1 billion.
Immigration Lessons From the NBAWe should treat skilled technology workers the same way we treat foreign athletes.
The Stock Is Down, but Netflix Is WinningDon’t let Wall Street “disappointment” distract from the company’s incredible success.
Democrats Have Found Their Monetary MojoLiberals in Congress are finally trying to counter GOP hard-money mania.
Obamacare Skeptics Are Deluding ThemselvesConservatives think the law is unraveling. But implementing the Affordable Care Act is going to be a huge success.
Embarrassment of RichesWhat happens when the rich and famous rent themselves out to the very, very rich and much less famous.
Outsource the CEOThe latest figures tell us that American executives make more than foreigners, media titans make more than oilmen, and none of it makes much sense.
Step Away From the TylenolAmericans are wasting billions of dollars a year on name-brand pills that professionals avoid.
Own Your NeighborhoodThe real-estate crowdfunding scheme that could revolutionize urban policy by destroying stupid NIMBYism.
The Best and Simplest Way to Fight Global PovertyProof that giving cash to poor people, no strings attached, is an amazingly powerful tool for boosting incomes and promoting development.
Apple and the Idiocy of Taxing ProfitsWant Apple to stop dodging taxes? Then scrap the foolish corporate income tax.