Does it Pay to ‘Buy Local’?

Does it Pay to ‘Buy Local’?

Here are nine reasons for shopping locally, not only during this holiday season but also throughout the year.

The New York Times Reveals the Horrors of Capitalism—By Showing China’s State-Run Hospitals

The New York Times Reveals the Horrors of Capitalism—By Showing China’s State-Run Hospitals

If the Times had visited one of China’s many private hospitals, they would have found something quite different from the chaos depicted in China’s public health care facilities.

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

One Simple Way to Recognize if Someone is Living a Life of Truth

“We did not create or fashion ourselves, and we did not get to where we are in life by ourselves. So living in gratitude is living in truth.” Living out of ingratitude is living a lie.

The Tragedy of the European Family

The Tragedy of the European Family

Why precisely, is the family dead or dying in Europe and the west?

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Why the Enlightenment Thinkers Understood the Need for Religion

Enlightenment thinkers like Voltaire were known for their attacks on  Christianity .  Nevertheless, they understood that ordinary people needed religion if they were to be virtuous citizens.  

My America, 1620

My America, 1620

We all know the story. But in November 2018, we would do well to remember all of this not with mere nostalgia, but with moral intent.

There's a Good Reason Many Women Make Less Than Men

There's a Good Reason Many Women Make Less Than Men

Whenever it is reported that women make less money than men, it is automatically assumed that this must be the result of discrimination. What is seldom mentioned is the factors that go into these statistics. 

Kanye West's Private Firefighting Is a Force for Good

Kanye West's Private Firefighting Is a Force for Good

West is currently being attacked not for his typical outlandish commentary but for using private firefighters to help protect his southern California home from the devastating Woosley Fire.

Why Natural Depression Therapies Are Better Than Pills

Why Natural Depression Therapies Are Better Than Pills

Physicians have a responsibility to at least talk to their patients about these options before reaching for the prescription pad.

Meat Eaters Beware: The (Es)Steak Tax is Coming

Meat Eaters Beware: The (Es)Steak Tax is Coming

Some economists want to make it more expensive for the less well-off to enjoy a clear revealed pleasure: eating red and processed meat.

More Markets and Less Politics

More Markets and Less Politics

The market is more than just an efficient means to provide goods and services. It also encourages peaceful cooperation between people who might otherwise not get along.  

The Best Way to Fight Political Hysteria

The Best Way to Fight Political Hysteria

Culture is always filled with political hysteria and overblown fears.

Hayek: Social Justice Demands the Unequal Treatment of Individuals

Hayek: Social Justice Demands the Unequal Treatment of Individuals

Should we treat people equally or treat them differently based on their race, gender, or class to correct collective imbalances in “wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society”

Are Males Being Discriminated Against on College Campuses?

Are Males Being Discriminated Against on College Campuses?

The problems of a dearth of men on college campuses is not, I think, primarily the result of deliberate gender discrimination by college admission authorities.

The ‘Parenting Coach’ Industry Has Exploded in the Last 20 Years. Here’s Why.

The ‘Parenting Coach’ Industry Has Exploded in the Last 20 Years. Here’s Why.

Supernannies actually exist for the average parent...

Ralph Waldo Emerson on the Wall Which Separates Us from Hope

Ralph Waldo Emerson on the Wall Which Separates Us from Hope

A sense of lack generates anxious feelings.

Our Identity Crisis

Our Identity Crisis

With the definitions of race and sex becoming so confusing, does the US need a law like Apartheid era South Africa had to define in clear terms who belongs to what race and what sex?

States Allowing This Practice Have Fewer Teen Suicides

States Allowing This Practice Have Fewer Teen Suicides

If we care about children’s emotional well-being and hope to stall the rising teen suicide rate, then we should embrace this strategy.

What UK Parents Are Doing About Today’s ‘Oppressive’ School System

What UK Parents Are Doing About Today’s ‘Oppressive’ School System

"Schools are failing ever greater numbers of children."

A Quick Guide to Writing an Excellent Essay

A Quick Guide to Writing an Excellent Essay

A finely designed essay ensures that the reader discovers the essay’s invention by traveling within its organization.

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

The Christian Quote that Everyone Takes out of Context

It comes from Oscar Wilde's play, "A Woman of No Importance."

The Mob at Tucker Carlson’s Home Shows How Idealism Can Lead to Evil

The Mob at Tucker Carlson’s Home Shows How Idealism Can Lead to Evil

History is clear: When the ordinary restraints of civil society no longer apply, there is no forecasting who will be caught in the resulting web of hatred.

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