All Americans want workers to have paid time off when they or loved ones are ill, or following the birth or adoption of a child. But there are better ways to help workers who need it without new taxes, new mandates, or disrupting the work.
Universities get paid upfront, leaving students with high debt burdens and taxpayers stuck with the bill. This system encourages predatory behavior, like accepting students who are unlikely to graduate.
Universities should have skin in the game with regard to their graduates’ success.
We should draw down government backing for student loans, and allow private lenders who will actually look at the value of a degree restore accountability.
Politico reports that the disjoined federal response under the Biden administration "shows that a year into the pandemic, the U.S. still doesn’t have the monitoring and communications systems needed to aggressively combat outbreaks of infectious disease—a necessity for a return to normal life."
Women have fought hard for the opportunity to compete and be taken seriously as athletes. Since the enactment of Title IX in 1972, there has been an explosion of women’s high school and college sports. Single-sex sports allow females to compete on a level playing field. But the…