President Obama promised Obamacare would bring more competition to health insurance markets. He lied.
Meet Natalija. She’s from Lithuania, but she now lives in England, and she doubtlessly will inspire others to live entirely off the state.
Our first issue of the year is usually my time for announcing contests tied to WORLD’s goals—and for 2013 we have three for those who care about fighting poverty or improving journalism, plus a fourth opportunity.
The Obama administration is well-known for its heavy-handed regulatory overreach, and letting government decide winners and losers instead of the free market. No better example of the Obama administration’s contempt for free enterprise is at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which is currently considering how to proceed with its investigation into whether Google uses its position in Internet search to steer users to the company’s preferred services and away from those of its competitors. And while the agency ponders whether to bring a formal complaint against the company, there's a real danger that it may confuse aiding Google's competitors with serving consumers.