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Let’s face it. I’m not that young anymore. I’m also not poor anymore, and I live a comfortable middle-class American life. Most older, better off middle-classers like me got where we are through the dynamic market process. The trouble is, now...

Posted by: Isaac M. Morehouse on July 30, 2014

At the age of six I rode to school in a big yellow school bus. As we lived in the country this gave me considerable time each day for the contemplation of metaphysical problems. A particular conundrum was caused by my Mickey Mouse lunchbox. I...

Posted by: Dwight Longenecker on July 28, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that “France's Socialist government...

Posted by: Sandy Ikeda on July 25, 2014

Darrin Manning’s unprovoked “stop and frisk” encounter with the Philadelphia police left him hospitalized with a...

Posted by: Bonnie Kristian on July 23, 2014

The College Board recently released its new AP U.S. History (APUSH) Curriculum Framework. It is, in many respects, a dispiriting document. A great deal of important U.S. history is given cursory treatment and some ideological themes are sounded...

Posted by: Peter Wood on July 21, 2014

For most people politics looks like a game about who is up or down. Sometimes established favorites win big. Other times long-shots burst forth and upset the established order. The horse race tends to most capture public...

Posted by: Doug Bandow on July 18, 2014

While recuperating from a knee and shoulder injury, I used my forced idleness to read two very different English writers: the eighteenth-century historian Edward Gibbon and the twentieth-century mystery novelist John Buchan. Despite the gravity...

Posted by: Mark G. Malvasi on July 17, 2014

Among its many advantages, marriage is a potent antipoverty strategy.

Perhaps the most cited study on the economics of divorce is Jay Zagorsky’s 2005 “Marriage and...

Posted by: Wendy McElroy on July 11, 2014

A British nanny made some waves this week with her article “5 Reasons Modern-Day Parenting is in Crisis”....

Posted by: Devin Foley on July 11, 2014

Recent stories concerning the sorry state of American education have focused on problems with the new “Common Core” public school curriculum and retention of clearly incompetent teachers. As a parent who long ago rejected our public school system...

Posted by: Bruce Frohnen on July 9, 2014