Economics

Has Science Discovered a Cure for Obesity?

Has Science Discovered a Cure for Obesity?

Or at least a strategy? 

State Capitalism is a Lie: China is Thriving Because of the Private Sector

State Capitalism is a Lie: China is Thriving Because of the Private Sector

China is a country experiencing enormous economic growth in spite of, not because of, its central planners.

Aldi's Owners Gained Riches by Cutting Prices

Aldi's Owners Gained Riches by Cutting Prices

Businesses often become rich through care, not class warfare.

America: Ripe for Communist Revolution?

America: Ripe for Communist Revolution?

Are we on the verge of seeing the popularity of Democratic Socialism morph into the brave new world of Communism 2.0?

The Clock Is Ticking: Trillions in Debt With No Solutions

The Clock Is Ticking: Trillions in Debt With No Solutions

Our national migraine is $23 trillion. We need to talk with our representatives about the headache, if we want a cure.

New York City: The Front Line of Minimum Wage Misery

New York City: The Front Line of Minimum Wage Misery

As the $15-an-hour minimum wage takes effect, businesses are cutting hours, declining in quality, and eventually shuttering their doors.

Joe Biden: Youth Idol?

Joe Biden: Youth Idol?

Joe Biden and AOC are similar in a way you might not expect. 

How Cronyism Created New York City's Taxi Medallion Bubble

How Cronyism Created New York City's Taxi Medallion Bubble

AOC is supporting a bailout of crony capitalism. 

The Media Must Stop Playing Armchair CEO

The Media Must Stop Playing Armchair CEO

Salary transparency might not be as fair as we might be led to think. 

Why a 'Billionaire' Wealth Tax Would Hurt the Working Poor and the Middle Class

Why a 'Billionaire' Wealth Tax Would Hurt the Working Poor and the Middle Class

Why should we use a wealth tax to drive competent administrators out of their companies?

Climate Protest Goes Sadly Awry

Climate Protest Goes Sadly Awry

The most recent protest was staged by climate activists in Great Britain. But their plans didn’t quite work out the way they thought they would. 

How the War on Meat Threatens Your Health and Freedom

How the War on Meat Threatens Your Health and Freedom

Kamala Harris and other Democrats believe the state has the right to tell you what to eat. 

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

It's deeper than the pursuit. 

How Technical Education Helps Male Students Earn More

How Technical Education Helps Male Students Earn More

Technical education in high school provides one pathway to meaningful work for men.

How This Entrepreneur Went From Door Man to Running a Three Billion Dollar Hotel Empire

How This Entrepreneur Went From Door Man to Running a Three Billion Dollar Hotel Empire

Becoming a billionaire requires seizing opportunities with hands willing to do hard work. 

Expensive and Dangerous: Our Epidemic of Prescription Meds

Expensive and Dangerous: Our Epidemic of Prescription Meds

Many Americans are drowning in anxiety, and swimming against a tide of drugs. Should we think again about more holistic solutions to our health problems?

The Constitution of the Killing Fields

The Constitution of the Killing Fields

The leadership of the Khmer Rogue was influenced heavily by Marxist socialism. What was the impact of those ideas on the world?

The Marxist Class System of Energy Drinks

The Marxist Class System of Energy Drinks

We bet you didn't know that energy drinks correspond to Marxist class divisions.

Why the United Auto Workers GM Strike Is Headed for Failure

Why the United Auto Workers GM Strike Is Headed for Failure

While the UAW has a history of successful strikes against General Motors, the circumstances today are much different then they were in the 20th century.

City Shuts Downs Preschoolers’ Farm Stand

City Shuts Downs Preschoolers’ Farm Stand

Governmental agencies can't even leave a preschool fundraiser alone anymore. Where will the bureaucracy end?

Ten Facts About Homelessness in America

Ten Facts About Homelessness in America

Half a million Americans are without homes, and 47 percent are in one state: California. Why?

Why the Hong Kong Protestors Keep Marching

Why the Hong Kong Protestors Keep Marching

Hong Kong: A reminder to Marxists that man is not only material. 

The 'Medicare for All' Math Doesn’t Add Up

The 'Medicare for All' Math Doesn’t Add Up

The politicians pushing Medicare for All know how much it will cost, but some of them are just more honest than others about how they'll pay for it.

Can Tweets Have a Negative Effect on the Economy?

Can Tweets Have a Negative Effect on the Economy?

Think before you speak. This is the first lesson political advisors teach rookie politicians.

Fewer Teenagers Have A Job, and That's a Problem

Fewer Teenagers Have A Job, and That's a Problem

Teenagers need an entry level job to build connections, work ethic, and gain job experience. But fewer and fewer teens are able to get that first job.

The Problem With the Push for More College Degrees

The Problem With the Push for More College Degrees

We shouldn't be rushing students through college as quickly as possible, nor should we measure the worth of a degree simply by its economic utility.

Did California Just Kill the Gig Economy?

Did California Just Kill the Gig Economy?

California's AB5 would end up depriving thousands of citizens of the flexibility of a job in the gig economy with companies like Uber and Lyft.

How to Make Health Care Unaffordable and Inaccessible

How to Make Health Care Unaffordable and Inaccessible

Government policies regarding health care have a consistent track record of making care more expensive. It's time to reverse this trend.

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