Death and taxes: They’re not only unavoidable; for the very rich, they’re also inseparable. The estate tax — the “death tax” to critics — is a levy on your property when you expire. But the threshold is high and few are required to pay. Under House Republicans’ November 2017 tax proposal, the Tax Cuts
Author Michael Pollan discussed the Farm Bill’s far-reaching impact on the U.S. food system and the environment, how journalists can better cover food policy, and more during a visit to Harvard's Shorenstein Center.
In a few short years, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have assumed a big role in global finance. We explain how they work, the risks to traditional money systems and the revolutionary technology behind them.