We might go a long way in diminishing society’s troubling attitudes of flippancy and self-absorption if we stop to consider the ways in which we ourselves send the same messages.
Once the prosperous home to the thriving American automobile industry, Detroit made itself so unfriendly to business that American auto manufacturing has migrated to more business-friendly locations, largely in the American South.
In her book Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World, Deirdre McCloskey offers a persuasive narrative that explores the causes of the Industrial Revolution.
The Trump Administration is separating families to stop illegal immigration. How about separated families at home?
While weddings have been extravagant for a while, why have costs doubled in the last 10 years?
A Washington university is shelling out big bucks to settle a dispute with a Republican student group that filed a lawsuit alleging the school discriminated against it by charging exorbitant security fees for speaker events.
Lost in the emotional social media posts and virtue-signaling are serious questions that should be asked.
Mark Twain once quipped that “Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are more pliable.” An entire federal agency proved him right.
Just before 10 p.m. on Tuesday, RCMP responded to a 911 call from the boy who said one of his parents made a salad he didn't like.
Paul Boron is 13 years old. And he’s facing a felony eavesdropping charge that could change the course of the rest of his life.
Bias in favor of or against an individual simply because of his or her race or ethnicity is morally wrong.
What Russia’s Real-Life ‘Hooligan’ Fight Clubs Can Teach Us About Reality, Violence, and the Human Condition
Why would bare-knuckle, mob-style, illegal fighting be so popular for anyone?
Here are three things that stuck with me after listening to the best-selling author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.
Digital technologies, such as social networks, online shopping, and games, use a set of persuasive and motivational techniques to keep users returning.
According to Nobel Prize laureate F.A. Hayek, easing restrictions on economic freedom may be exactly what is needed to encourage political freedom in a totalitarian state.
By protesting instead of arguing, student activists risk having their arguments drowned in the wash of media publicity that invariably comes their way. They will be seen, to be sure, but they very likely will not be heard.
Religious organizations and other charities are scooping up billions in government funds earmarked for refugees and illegal immigrants. Are we at all surprised that they want to maintain the status quo?
Are we jumping to conclusions if we assume that a lack of diversity in certain charter schools is a result of racial bias?
The vast majority of voters blame the Social Security Program’s problems on an imaginary cause.
Are we rebelling against the idea of beauty and culture? Or are we just too lazy to pull on a pair of slacks instead of wearing the sweats we slept in?
Why have most of the world's major religions condemned suicide as an escape from suffering?
The drug ecstasy recently passed phase 2 of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration four-phase drug-approval process.
Did Hitler Really Say People Will ‘Endure Almost Any Curtailment of Liberty’ if it’s ‘Perceived as Working for the Benefit of the Children’?
A reputed quote by Adolph Hitler has been trending on social media. I was asked to verify whether the quote is true.