Economics

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?

Why you shouldn't want to always be happy

Why you shouldn't want to always be happy

Part of the problem is that happiness isn’t just one thing.

‘White America’: Eminem channels Christopher Lasch

‘White America’: Eminem channels Christopher Lasch

"Indeed, the attraction of black culture for disaffected whites suggests that black culture now speaks to a general condition...:"

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

Why the US needs more Career and Technical Education

In the U.S., career and technical education is looked upon as the career path for “dumb students.” Not so in other countries.

10 Truth-Bombs Courtesy of Milton Friedman

10 Truth-Bombs Courtesy of Milton Friedman

The Nobel Prize-winning economist had a quick wit and a sharp tongue. 

The Student Debt Crisis is Real

The Student Debt Crisis is Real

Yes, it's a crisis. And yes, we know what's driving it.

Chicago: 75% of Murdered Are Black, 71% of Murderers Are Black
Is Capitalism Good for the Poor?

Is Capitalism Good for the Poor?

For most of human history, we lived in a world of a few haves and lots of have-nots.

What is Distributism?

What is Distributism?

Understanding a controversial alternative to socialism and plutocracy.

T.S. Eliot Summed Up Modern Education in 2 Paragraphs

T.S. Eliot Summed Up Modern Education in 2 Paragraphs

Could current unrest be the result of our insistence that education is the answer to all our problems?

Soaring Child Care Costs: Is there an Alternative?

Soaring Child Care Costs: Is there an Alternative?

Are parents shortchanging their abilities and their wallets by thinking they have to pay experts in order to foster that development in their child?

Frightening: This Description of the Decline of Rome sounds like America

Frightening: This Description of the Decline of Rome sounds like America

“A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within.”

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Crazy = Thinking Student Loan Debt is a Path to Success?

Instead of spurring them on toward frugal and wise living, have we taught students to look only for the glitter and the gold?

How Equality Destroyed the Carnegie Family

How Equality Destroyed the Carnegie Family

Equality destroyed “Carnegie” the family in favor of Andrew the man.

15 Habits of Highly Successful People

15 Habits of Highly Successful People

How many have you cultivated?

The Roman Empire's Financial Suicide

The Roman Empire's Financial Suicide

Rome fell to invaders in 476 AD, but who the real barbarians were is an open question.

10 Federal Debt Facts That Will Make You Feel Queasy

10 Federal Debt Facts That Will Make You Feel Queasy

Just how much is $20 trillion?

Many College Students are ‘Book Virgins’

Many College Students are ‘Book Virgins’

Students are being admitted to colleges without ever having read a book from start to finish.

Loners Are More Intellectual and Loyal Than Other People

Loners Are More Intellectual and Loyal Than Other People

Loners are good friends to have.

Britain is leaving the EU – will other countries follow?

Britain is leaving the EU – will other countries follow?

Could we be witnessing the end of the European Union? 

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