Recent Articles by Eric Schulzke
Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:53 pm MDT
After the Gosnell abortion murder trial skidded to a conclusion this week, advocates on both sides have dug in their positions, while the thoughtful "mushy middle" finds itself flummoxed, but a more nuanced nat...
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 11:32 am MDT
In a riff on the 1978 "Scared Straight!" program designed to keep kids out of jail, "The Daily Show" conducted an "intervention" with high school students meant to discourage them from racking up student debt b...
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:00 am MDT
That education plays a key role in keeping children and adults out of trouble is widely understood, and yet there has been surprisingly little effort to figure out the role education plays in reforming prisoner...
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 1:11 pm MDT
A new report by the Department of Energy touts the job-creation record of green energy loans. Using DOE's own data, the Institute for Energy Research has calculated that the DOE spent $11.25 million for each jo...
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 11:43 am MDT
The controversy over the IRS targeting conservative political organizations during the 2012 election cycle expanded over the weekend, as a new report became public.
Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 7:24 pm MDT
The "Gang of Eight" immigration reform push gained momentum last week, with leading Republicans and the business community moving fully on board. But skepticism that the border will actually be fixed persists a...
Published: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 1:21 pm MDT
A recent report in The New York Times suggests that Denmark is re-thinking its generous welfare state, facing increasing pressures to provide for an aging population.
Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 2:56 pm MDT
Health care policy wonks were sent into a bit of a dither this week when the New England Journal of Medicine published a study finding that Medicaid does not improve physical health outcomes.
Published: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 9:01 pm MDT
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom just released its annual watch list of countries that mistreat religious minorities. As usual, USCIRF sees things differently from the State Department.
Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 9:47 am MDT
As Washington struggles with the automatic budget cuts and Hill Air Force Base faces employee furloughs, the most expensive military armament project in history struggles to get off the ground, while costs esca...