The case for a negative income tax

In the current system, it is possible to be disqualified from assistance programs like Medicaid by virtue of being slightly too rich. Since many benefits are lost completely instead of being gradually tapered down as income increases, earning an additional dollar can

Delegation and democracy: on voting theory

One of the trickiest issues in governance is the tradeoff between direct democracy and representative democracy. Legislatures are convenient, but distort the number of voters associated with each opinion and are unresponsive to rapid change except during relatively infrequent elections. Direct democracy