Economics

America’s Ghost Legions of Idle Men

America’s Ghost Legions of Idle Men

Never before in American history have so many men done absolutely nothing.

Is ‘Closed for Thanksgiving’ Trending?

Is ‘Closed for Thanksgiving’ Trending?

Mall of America officials announced they will not participate in the Black Friday creep which has overtaken Thanksgiving.

Is NYT Story on Trump's Taxes a 'Bombshell'?

Is NYT Story on Trump's Taxes a 'Bombshell'?

The New York Times overpaid for its information.

What France's Experience With Free College Can Teach Us

What France's Experience With Free College Can Teach Us

France got rid of the ‘elitist’ system of getting accepted to a university. How did it work out?

Apprenticeship-Trained Workers A Hot Ticket. But Why?

Apprenticeship-Trained Workers A Hot Ticket. But Why?

Perhaps it’s time we realize that those who opt for the less popular apprenticeship track may be the ones with the brains to foster true success.

Tax Avoidance Isn't Just Smart, it's as American as Apple Pie

Tax Avoidance Isn't Just Smart, it's as American as Apple Pie

Judge Learned Hand wrote one of the great defenses of tax avoidance.

Should Parents Stop Paying for Their Kid’s College?

Should Parents Stop Paying for Their Kid’s College?

Kids might be more equipped to face adulthood if they did.

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

McDonald’s Sacks 70 Accountants, Replaces Them With Foreign Workers

America’s top fast food chain has fired 70 American accountants and replaced them with foreign workers, reports say.

Watch this 17-Year Old Kid Explain Why He Won't Go to College

Watch this 17-Year Old Kid Explain Why He Won't Go to College

If you want to gain a sense of the thinking of many smart young people, have a look at Ryan Matlock's video.

Men Are Disappearing From The Workplace. Are They Victims Of ‘Phantom Patriarchy’?

Men Are Disappearing From The Workplace. Are They Victims Of ‘Phantom Patriarchy’?

In the last 20 years alone, the number of men neither in the workforce nor in school has nearly doubled. 

The Surprising Store that Raises Home Prices $6,500

The Surprising Store that Raises Home Prices $6,500

About 10 to 15 years ago, a small grocery store opened its doors in my neighborhood.

Harvard Prof: U.S. Productivity ‘Shutting Down’

Harvard Prof: U.S. Productivity ‘Shutting Down’

Harvard Professor Michael Porter said the U.S. is entering “worst nightmare” territory. 

Why It's Good For Children to Work Alongside Their Parents

Why It's Good For Children to Work Alongside Their Parents

They miss some valuable life lessons if they don't.
 

Entrepreneur: Kids Get C-Minus in Financial Literacy

Entrepreneur: Kids Get C-Minus in Financial Literacy

Should schools be allowed to replace a higher math course requirement with a course on financial literacy?

Obamacare Now has a Transgender Mandate?

Obamacare Now has a Transgender Mandate?

The U.S. government seems to be imposing transgender ideology upon doctors.

Must a Liberal Baker Make a ‘Trump 2016’ Cake?

Must a Liberal Baker Make a ‘Trump 2016’ Cake?

A Louisiana bakery refused to write “Trump 2016” on a cake for customers.

Are Video Games Killing Work for Young Men?

Are Video Games Killing Work for Young Men?

Lower-skilled men in their 20s increased leisure time by four hours a week in the last 15 years.

Debunking the Math Myth

Debunking the Math Myth

Does the future of America's economy really hinge on the masses having better math skills?

Why Don't We Have a Capital Day?

Why Don't We Have a Capital Day?

We have a national holiday to honor labor. Why not one that honors capital?

When Finance and Philosophy Clash

When Finance and Philosophy Clash

A healthy profit can most certainly be a loss. 

Should We Stop Calling Liberals ‘Liberal’?

Should We Stop Calling Liberals ‘Liberal’?

The term has gone through a considerable evolution, or devolution, depending on whom you ask. 

Is Clinton's Pay-to-Play the Natural Consequence of Big Government?

Is Clinton's Pay-to-Play the Natural Consequence of Big Government?

There is a reason why large companies send millions of dollars to the Clintons and other top politicians in both major parties.

CNN Blames U.S. Workers, Smartphones for Sluggish Economy

CNN Blames U.S. Workers, Smartphones for Sluggish Economy

'Americans aren't working harder, and it's holding the U.S. economy back.'

9 Surprising Quotes on Welfare Reform

9 Surprising Quotes on Welfare Reform

President Clinton had some strong words for the welfare system... as did these eight other men.

Capitalism: Who Are The Real Beneficiaries?

Capitalism: Who Are The Real Beneficiaries?

An economics professor argues that many people fail to see who the primary beneficiaries really are in a capitalist system.

When Fewer Men Farm, A Civilization Dies

When Fewer Men Farm, A Civilization Dies

Is America suffering from "the Punic Curse"?

What Early Feminists Meant by 'Equal Pay for Equal Work'

What Early Feminists Meant by 'Equal Pay for Equal Work'

Early feminists believed the interests of women were advanced by the dignity of freedom.

Does High School Financial Literacy = Debt Improvement?

Does High School Financial Literacy = Debt Improvement?

Instead of pushing every student toward college, would it be wiser to make financial literacy courses in high school a priority?

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