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  • Originally published 02/04/2015

    Why Measles Continues to Plague Us

    Peter Doherty

    There is no virtue in ignorance, especially in deliberate ignorance that can compromise the wellbeing of children, says this Nobel Prize winner.

  • Originally published 05/24/2016

    What Does Retirement Mean?

    Steve Hochstadt

    Our most eloquent revolutionary, Thomas Paine, was a “forerunner of modern social insurance”, as the Social Security Administration calls him. In 1796, he advocated a 10% tax on the inheritance of property to create a fund which would pay a yearly pension to everyone over 50, “to enable them to live in Old Age without Wretchedness, and go decently out of the World.”