Items by Jonathan Thompson
When determining who is poor, the Census Bureau takes geography into account in its Supplemental Poverty Measure.
One of the most conservative states in the nation has built one of the healthiest economies not with purely laissez-faire policies, but with a dose of federal dollars and central planning.
While the media tends to paint Mormons with a uber-capitalist brush, the church's roots are actually planted in an almost Marxist theory of equal distribution of wealth.
Marriner S. Eccles, a prominent Utah banker and businessman, helped build the foundation for the New Deal