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The Washington Post recently published two opinion pieces in which the authors claimed that the economic policies of President Ronald Reagan—called Reaganomics—wreaked financial havoc on African Americans. To the contrary, the incomes of...

Posted by: James D. Agresti and Alec Weisman on March 26, 2015

Baby Kate is outdoors on a blanket, bundled against the autumn chill in the photograph her parents sent for Christmas. It is midmorning daylight and about as far away from the great green room as a two-year old may get, but still Kate is...

Posted by: Peter Wood on March 23, 2015

What happens when we enter a world of constant connection—a world in which technology infiltrates nearly every moment of our waking existence? “We all feel the porcupine quill of constant contact, the irritant of ever presence, and long to escape...

Posted by: Gracy Olmstead on March 20, 2015

I was at a restaurant for lunch and had time to visit with the waitress, who turns out to be a college graduate from a good institution. She has a degree in European languages. Here she is waiting tables with nondegreed people, some five years...

Posted by: Jeffrey A. Tucker on March 17, 2015

In the Tanglewood Tales Nathaniel Hawthorne retells famous classical myths with imaginative charm that captures the...

Posted by: Mitchell Kalpakgian on March 12, 2015

One of the best pieces of educational advice I’ve heard in recent months didn’t come from a book or a talk about education. It came from a film about wine.

This past week I watched A Year in...

Posted by: Daniel Lattier on March 9, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, made an announcement in January that he was launching a book club. He is calling 2015 “A Year of Books,” and he has invited Facebook users to join him in discussions and participate in author Q&As...

Posted by: Christopher Nelson on March 6, 2015

"US Uncut" founder Carl Gibson is known for creating shocking, if dubious, viral memes about the economy.

On the progressive group’s Facebook page,...

Posted by: Corey Iacono and Matt Palumbo on March 5, 2015

Never has the stock market soared higher nor the supply of affordable books been cheaper. Lucky or cursed, let us examine the latter–about which T.S. Eliot asks a great question but falls short in his reply.

I confess, I adore them. I...

Posted by: Stephen Masty on March 2, 2015

Someone at Buffalo Wild Wings decided to make the costs of the so-called Affordable Care Act (ACA) explicit in the restaurant’s register receipts. An estimated ACA cost of 2 percent was charged to each paying customer.

BW3’s customers...

Posted by: D.W. Mackenzie on February 27, 2015