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Choice is integral to a functioning market economy, but when it comes to a child’s education, choice is virtually absent. Efforts to increase schooling options are condemned by individuals and organizations who believe that public education is so...

Posted by: Corey Iacono on January 26, 2015

Marjorie Hillis, Bubbly on Your Budget, 2011 (originally published as Orchids on Your Budget in 1937).

It’s January. That means we’re all blearily looking up from a haze of frenzied shopping, highly caloric holiday treats...

Posted by: Sarah Skwire on January 22, 2015

It is a shocking reality that the vast majority of “teachers” have no idea what it means to be an “educated” human being. If this is true,...

Posted by: Steven Jonathan Rummelsburg on January 20, 2015

American consumers begin the new year with a beautiful gift: low gas prices. These days, you pay twice or three times as much for fancy bottled water from the convenience store as you pay for gasoline, which has to be sucked out of the earth,...

Posted by: Jeffrey A. Tucker on January 16, 2015

I went through a phase of youthful infatuation with my Scottish heritage at one point, and was especially taken with the motto of the Scottish royal line: “Nemo me impune lacessit” often rendered “No one provokes me with impunity."

I...

Posted by: Zac Alstin on January 15, 2015

President Obama has spent much of his time and effort “fighting economic inequality” since before his presidency began. Tax policies, spending programs, and rhetoric have combined over the past six years in particular to form a veritable War on...

Posted by: Bruce Frohnen on January 9, 2015

In the wake of the killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, many people are accusing the police of rampant racism and callous disregard for the lives of African Americans. Most of these claims have been made by individuals who offer no...

Posted by: James Agresti on January 7, 2015

I want to tell you a parable. Like any good parable, this one has a moral. And, like any good parable, this one ought to be retold. When it comes to parables, sometimes it’s hard to find the original teller. Luckily, in this case, we know the...

Posted by: Max Borders on January 6, 2015

The average person checks their (sic) phone every six-and-a-half minutes a day. One in four of us admits to spending longer online each day than we do asleep, while 73 percent say that we would struggle to go the whole day...

Posted by: Stephen Masty on December 31, 2014

Over the holiday season, I have been out and about, looking at shoes, coats, suits, ties, and so on. The range of prices, from super low to super high, is remarkable. And not just for men’s clothes. Women’s clothing prices seem particularly...

Posted by: Jeffrey A. Tucker on December 30, 2014