The site navigation utilizes arrow, enter, escape, and space bar key commands. Left and right arrows move across top level links and expand / close menus in sub levels. Up and Down arrows will open main level menus and toggle through sub tier links. Enter and space open menus and escape closes them as well. Tab will move on to the next part of the site rather than go through menu items.
©2020 All rights reserved.
Lawrence W. Reed is president emeritus and Humphreys Family senior fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education in Atlanta, GA, and author of the recent book, Was Jesus a Socialist? His web site is www.lawrencewreed.com.
As we watch the unfolding ugliness of politics, remember that too much government leads to power and corruption.
Much of the lunacy we see on today's campuses stems directly from the ideologies promoted by Karl Marx.
After months of violent demonstrations rocked cities across America, we take a look back at the most violent riot at the White House, and the bank that started it all.
Was Jesus a socialist? Hardly. The feeding of the five thousand and many other passages of scripture reveal how dishonest this question is, and socialists generally are.
Much like the Paris Commune led by the Communards, the situation in Seattle's Autonomous Zone is a lawless Marxist area which is quickly trending downward.
Government involvement in education has not made for a better educated American public. In many ways, we are worse off because of it.
Americans need to judge leadership by more than crisis behavior, what comes after the COVID-19 crisis will be far more important than what happens during it.
In 1921 the Tulsa Race Riots saw hundreds of people killed in one night of violence as 40 blocks of the city burned to the ground.
The first few years of the Plymouth colony saw starvation and other hardships, but one big change in how property was administered quickly fixed that.
These little-known horror stories of Che Guevara should dissuade anyone from buying a shirt with his face on it.
The leadership of the Khmer Rogue was influenced heavily by Marxist socialism. What was the impact of those ideas on the world?
I’d almost give my firstborn to see Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump, and the others enrolled in a “Bastiat for Beginners” course.
Did women win some long-sought freedom from oppression in the male-dominated society of the ancien regime?
"The government is in us; we are the government, you and I."
Venezuela can quickly recover from its disastrous experiment with Socialism. Germany and Hong Kong provide good models.
When drawing up your New Year's Resolutions, put forgiveness at the top of the list.
Of his own citizens, he famously declared, “I wish the Roman people had but a single neck” so he could hang them all at once.
The veto itself is a long-established and venerable tool of republican government..
The “conventional wisdom” may be conventional, but it’s often not wisdom.
Much more than an idea, liberty is a guiding principle for our lives and interactions in the world.
Get thought-provoking content delivered to your email inbox every weekday.
Subscribe to Intellectual Takeout's Daily Digest!
Intellectual Takeout is a program of
Receive intellectually engaging content and updates from our organization.