The Greek philosopher Epictetus said that “only the
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Just Facts has completed a massive research project on income, wealth, and poverty to
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What is the gender wage gap?
How does government spending and corruption financially impact you?
How do U.S. living standards stack up against the rest of the world?
Despite the fog of contradictory claims and changing government guidelines about masks,
dozens of scientific journals have published remarkably consistent data about this issue.
However, government officials and big tech executives have repeatedly corrupted and
suppressed such data. The impacts of this extend far beyond the issue of masks and
have caused widespread harm and countless deaths.
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Immigration is a defining element of the United States, but political agendas,
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This expansive research will help you become genuinely informed about
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The topic of energy is incredibly wide-ranging and intricate, but Just
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Everyone uses money, and monetary policy influences the value of that money for
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illuminate this complicated issue in clear, simple terms.
These facts walk you through the evolution of money from seashells to
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Does increased government control of firearms lead to a more civilized,
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If there is truth in James Madison’s warning that an
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U.S. may be in deep trouble. This unique assessment measured
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Given the spread of misinformation about Covid-19, Just Facts is providing a trove of rigorously
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The U.S. national debt has just reached 120.5% of the nation’s annual economic output, breaking a record
set in 1946 for the highest debt level in the history of the United States. In addition to documenting that
history, this article debunks common falsehoods about the causes of surging federal debt and exposes
the fatal flaws of arguments that this borrowing doesn’t harm the American people.
A groundbreaking study by Just Facts has discovered that after
accounting for all income, charity, and non-cash welfare benefits
like subsidized housing and Food Stamps—the poorest 20% of Americans
consume more goods and services than the national averages for all
people in most affluent countries.
Given the scale and diversity of federal, state, and local government functions,
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Societies have long used the death penalty as a punishment for heinous crimes,
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In the wake of World War II, the United Nations was created to save future generations from the “scourge of war.” Over 70 years later, many people wonder whether it is a bloated bureaucracy or an effective mechanism for world peace and development. This research cuts
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Through much of recorded history, governments have used their power to suppress criticism of themselves. In stark contrast, one of the defining principles of the U.S. is that citizens have a right to criticize the government and to speak about virtually everything. Discover why this came to be and how it plays out in real life.
Human population has tripled since 1950, adding 5 billion people to the planet. Some say this is very serious and must be corrected immediately to prevent a disaster. Others say all is well and there is nothing to fear. What do the facts say? Read on to find out how we got to this point, what the effects have been, and what the future might hold.
On this emotionally charged subject where so many people have based
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The result is hundreds of facts that shed broad light on matters that
could be uniting instead of dividing people.
Regardless of whether or
not you belong to a
union, they can have
tangible and pronounced
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unions in private
companies and government
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and managers but
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more. Learn how and
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The U.S. tax system is
so complicated that
federal tax regulations
now stretch for nearly
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How much pollution exists in our air, water, and land—and just how hazardous is
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an environmental catastrophe. That is why Just Facts has conducted research to
help you sort through the hyperbole that permeates this issue.
Healthcare is a
matter, but it has
business by way of
numerous laws and
laws and regulations
healthcare into a
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The issue of climate change has become a contentious
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Abortion—the mere mention of this word
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During the past
from a small portion
of all government
spending to the
largest share of it.
facts that document
trends, and history
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Constitution is the
of all nations in
the world, and many
other countries have
Learn how and why
developed and read
it along with the
Bill of Rights and
all other amendments
since the birth of
the United States.