Economics

Is there a 'positive right' to happiness?

Is there a 'positive right' to happiness?

If so, who or what will provide it? And is that fair or even possible? 

The Perfect Video when the Markets go to Hell

The Perfect Video when the Markets go to Hell

It’s not like most Americans have any savings…

Are America's Best Days Behind Us?

Are America's Best Days Behind Us?

American growth, prosperity, and innovation are significantly slowing down.

Keynes in 1930: Americans Will Have 15-Hour Work Week by 2030 (Ha!)
A source of our anxiety?

A source of our anxiety?

Spending, spending, spending. Debt, debt, debt. 

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Are they spurring a return to community care and concern in addition to lowering costs?
 

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Being aware of what's happening is the first step to regaining our intellectual independence.

Learning from Lynyrd

Learning from Lynyrd

Time to be a simple man? 

The Superman Pathology

The Superman Pathology

Some think too highly of themselves.

Poll: Most Americans Think “Big Government” is the Biggest Threat

Poll: Most Americans Think “Big Government” is the Biggest Threat

In America’s divided political environment, we usually hear that Republicans are for big business while Democrats are for big government. 

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

A Fatal Tendency of Mankind

It's in each of us. 

The solution to school debt? Prostitution.

The solution to school debt? Prostitution.

But don’t call it prostitution.

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

The Ideologies of Capitalism and Socialism

We ought to discourse in other terms, employing some moral imagination and confronting honestly our disorders...

George Orwell: What is Fascism?

George Orwell: What is Fascism?

Thinking about Donald Trump, Orwell is worth a read.

When the Supreme Court Stopped FDR's Economic Fascism

When the Supreme Court Stopped FDR's Economic Fascism

There's a lot to know about America's history. 

Move Over, Entitled Millennials

Move Over, Entitled Millennials

Entitlement attitudes may soon begin to cost millennials dearly.

Retailers Rediscovering Rest on Thanksgiving Weekend

Retailers Rediscovering Rest on Thanksgiving Weekend

While it’s great to be hard-working, ambitious, and enterprising, have we as a nation forgotten the value of stepping away from the regular routine?

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Have many parents unwittingly encouraged their children to be demanding, self-centered individuals?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

Why is college so %#*&% expensive?

That’s the first question you’ll ask when see this chart.

Video: The Debate over Free College

Video: The Debate over Free College

Yes, we should discuss the causes and solutions.

What Bureaucrats Secretly Crave

What Bureaucrats Secretly Crave

It starts with a ‘P’.

New Study: Teacher Unions May Have Damaging Effects on Students

New Study: Teacher Unions May Have Damaging Effects on Students

Students educated in states with mandatory collective bargaining laws experienced a decline in earnings, hours, employment, skill level, and educational attainment.

Kate Winslet Thinks Fixating on Gender Pay Gap is “Vulgar”
Is a Two-Parent Income Worth It?

Is a Two-Parent Income Worth It?

Society has made many mothers feel that they have to join the workforce in order have a nice home, the latest cars, impressive vacations, and regular restaurant meals and movie nights.

5 Little Known Facts of Apprenticeship

5 Little Known Facts of Apprenticeship

Have we done ourselves a disservice in thinking that college is the only way to go?

The Road to Serfdom: 15 Quotes

The Road to Serfdom: 15 Quotes

Hayek’s reflections are still profound. 

Was Hungary Right to Build a Wall?

Was Hungary Right to Build a Wall?

A little country says 'no' to Syrian migrants. 

Yes, We Need Standardized Tests

Yes, We Need Standardized Tests

The education system should be held accountable if it wants taxpayers' money. 

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