How did Botswana manage to get out of the poverty trap?
One of the greatest takedowns of the minimum wage you’ll ever find comes from an unlikely place.
Underfunded state pension plans are becoming a pressing problem for state governments. Even a wealthy state like Oregon is moving towards a crisis.
Some students think that America should offer free college education, like Europe. But comparing the two educational system is comparing apples and oranges. The American system, for all its problems, is more open and flexible.
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez's expensive suit and clothes don't contradict her Socialism. On the contrary, they are perfectly consistent with historical Socialist practice.
It's a whole different game when you're asked to open your wallet...
Between the 1930s and 2008, the world economy experienced five significant economic crises. Although not all impacted the United States directly, they had severe repercussions in the countries affected.
Once the “privileged” sex with many advantages, the American male now seems to be fighting an uphill battle to maintain a fair and reasonable position in society.
Seventeen years after Pearl Harbor the United States presided over a stable world order and a robust, growing economy. Seventeen years after 9/11, the United States looks weaker and poorer while the world looks less stable.
It has been ten years since Lehmann Brothers investment bank collapsed. This set off the banking crisis which led to a world wide recession. These three movies give good insight into what happened, why and the consequences.
After a decades-long career in film, theater, and education, actor Geoffrey Owens decided to take a part-time job as a cashier at Trader Joe’s.
The news of the day of the might give the impression that the world is getting worse every hour. But that may not be the case.
Who profits from the dismantling of the black family in the United States? Somebody does. Who profits from the collapse of the white working class family? Somebody does.
What kind of twisted mindset demands obedience from others? A mindset that loves power.
In a recent Reuters interview, Trump outspokenly criticized Jerome Powell, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve System, for “raising interest rates.”
The question is, will the rest of America do the same?
If I wanted to keep poor people poor, there are several government policies I would favor. Let's count them down.
Plastic straws are now in the cross hairs of various levels of government. What leads to this American political culture of bans, restrictions and controls from above?
Like so many politicians, Ocasio-Cortez supports increasing the minimum wage without fully appreciating the impact it would have on business.
The Supreme Court recently ruled that public-sector employee unions may not collect dues from non-members without their consent. This decision is popular even among union members.
As with the Loch Ness Monster, there are many who have claimed to have seen democratic socialism and its wonderful benefits. However, like sightings of “Nessie,” on examination, the claims of democratic socialism unravel.
An Amish resident of Colon, Michigan, has started an "Uber" ridesharing service using his horse and buggy.
History has shown that experts aren’t often much better than the average person when it comes to forecasting the future.
“Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.” - Milton Friedman
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.
Let’s look at patterns of Russian policy stretching back over three centuries.
California has the highest poverty rate in the U.S. and is rated dead last in quality of life.
A deleted Star Wars scene reveals that, at least in the 1970s, George Lucas understood that free markets make free people.