Economics

Magazine in 2013: Socialist Venezuela an 'Economic Miracle'

Magazine in 2013: Socialist Venezuela an 'Economic Miracle'

Today, the socialist state cannot feed itself. 

More Evidence of Male-Female Role Reversal?

More Evidence of Male-Female Role Reversal?

More employed young men are choosing to live with their parents. Guess what employed young women are doing.

Are Black, out-of-wedlock birthrates helping drive the violence in Chicago?
Apprenticeship in High School? This State is Trying It.

Apprenticeship in High School? This State is Trying It.

The perks of the program are nothing to sneeze at.

How Leftists Fail at Leftism

How Leftists Fail at Leftism

Those who push for restrictive trade barriers are examples of what philosopher Jason Brennan calls Leftists Bad at Leftism.

We Need to Stop Pushing Everyone Toward College

We Need to Stop Pushing Everyone Toward College

College graduates who borrowed excessively in the last ten years are beginning to see that student debt isn’t quite the path to success they envisioned.

Sexual Harassment Training Isn’t Just a Waste of Time: It’s Harmful

Sexual Harassment Training Isn’t Just a Waste of Time: It’s Harmful

Research suggests that efforts to raise awareness and train employees about sexual harassment may be worse than a waste. They may actually lead to more tolerance for sexual harassment.

Unhappy? It Might Be a Sign of Intelligence

Unhappy? It Might Be a Sign of Intelligence

The downside? It could be a sign of primitive (and cynical) thinking inherited from early homo sapiens. 

10 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Everyday Decisions

10 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Everyday Decisions

We make up to 35,000 decisions a day. Try to avoid these ways of thinking. 

Cartoonist Fired After Poke at Big Ag CEOs

Cartoonist Fired After Poke at Big Ag CEOs

See the cartoon that got him fired.

$36M Govt. Ad Campaign Encourages LGBT Community to … Quit Smoking

$36M Govt. Ad Campaign Encourages LGBT Community to … Quit Smoking

One prominent religious leader came out swinging against it. 

Instead of Socialism, How About Making EVERYBODY a Capitalist?

Instead of Socialism, How About Making EVERYBODY a Capitalist?

The ESOP model would mean every worker is a capitalist who can profit from their company’s success.

Did Noam Chomsky Just Dish a Secret on Socialism in America?

Did Noam Chomsky Just Dish a Secret on Socialism in America?

At an event Tuesday, he said Bernie Sanders is ‘basically a mainstream New Deal Democrat.’ Is he right? 

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

Is the Current Economy Killing People?

According to the CDC, suicide rates are higher than during the Great Depression.

Canning is Getting Popular Again

Canning is Getting Popular Again

Three reasons which may be driving the resurgence.

Why Death Today Has No Meaning

Why Death Today Has No Meaning

According to Tolstoy, death no longer has meaning for civilized man.

Former CEO of McDonald’s: $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost Jobs

Former CEO of McDonald’s: $15 Minimum Wage Will Cost Jobs

UC Berkeley recently offered a real-life case study on this very topic.

Princeton Prof Has the Ultimate Post about the Harriet Tubman $20
WTH Happened to Argentina’s Economy? This Chart WIll Show You...

WTH Happened to Argentina’s Economy? This Chart WIll Show You...

In 1900 Americans and Argentinians had basically the same standard of living. Today it's not even close.  

The Logical Fallacy of 'Hasty Counter-Example'

The Logical Fallacy of 'Hasty Counter-Example'

 It’s important to resist the temptation to commit the hasty counter-example.

7 Relevant Quotes for Tax Day

7 Relevant Quotes for Tax Day

Words to ponder in the face of a lighter wallet...

Study: Vocational Classes Keep High School Students Interested

Study: Vocational Classes Keep High School Students Interested

Students who took a number of vocational courses in high school were more likely to graduate from high school.
 

Is It Important to Support Small Businesses?

Is It Important to Support Small Businesses?

It's a way we can actually make a difference.

Is Kleptocracy the Most Common Form of Government?

Is Kleptocracy the Most Common Form of Government?

Kleptocracy means 'rule by thieves'

Ben Franklin’s 7 Steps to Financial Success
What the Poor Need the Most?

What the Poor Need the Most?

It goes against much of our modern thinking.

Why Students Today are Financially Illiterate

Why Students Today are Financially Illiterate

It all goes back to how much the teacher knows.

Why Some of Us Work So Hard

Why Some of Us Work So Hard

If you make it into the upper middle class, you're going to have to work to stay there.

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