The answer varies considerably depending upon the circumstances and people affected, but some eye-opening patterns are present.
"Having people who have different mental perspectives is what’s important. If you want to explore things you haven’t explored, having people who look just like you and think just like you is not the best way."
Would we experience better care, lower prices, and less intrusion by third parties if we brought the modern doctor back to the local community?
Here are 25 quotes from Thomas Sowell, one of America's most outspoken luminaries.
Aliens are going to have a bad first impression of us if the first humans they meet are government bureaucrats.
Ethanol mandates raise the price of fuel, harms businesses, and create no green benefit. So why do we impose them?
The minimum wage wages war on entry-level workers.
President Trump's new tariffs on imports of solar panels and other domestic products are said to place 'America First.' But if they ignite a trade war with China everyone will lose.
Does the quest for equality actually do more to insult women than it does to advance their cause?
Capitalism’s critics are a threat to capitalism. Capitalists who work with their cronies in government for favorable treatment are a bigger threat.
Everyone agrees that the middle-class is shrinking. But what if that is actually a good thing?
More than 125 companies announced pay raises or bonuses following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Nearly 30% of Britain’s public services budget is spent on its socialized healthcare system.
Many people think Mississippi is the most poverty stricken state in America. They are wrong.
Data increasingly show that obtaining a master’s degree is hardly a surefire path to economic success.
California's gasoline tax rose by 12 cents per gallon on Nov. 1, bringing it to nearly 40 cents per gallon.
Who really benefits from the 14,000 pages of Dodd-Frank?
New research shows that following the crowd to greater levels of education may actually leave students worse off.
Defeat is painful, but it is absolutely necessary for growth.
The term Marx coined stuck and has led to some confusion about why markets actually work.
Without traditional advertising, Instant Pot has become a best-selling item on Amazon, selling 215,000 units on Amazon Prime Day.
Do more schools need to provide students with opportunities to put what they learn into practice?
Five facts and five falsehoods which the media and politicians spread in 2017.
We have minimum wage hikes for the same reason we have rent control, protectionism, and thousands of other destructive policies.
Almost 30,000 rank-and-file government employees make over $190,823, more than any governor of the 50 states.
If the government gives money to students to spend on education, then students will be able and willing to spend more on that product. ... And now, we’re seeing the effects.
No one’s going to die just because the individual mandate gets repealed.
President Donald Trump claimed the GOP tax bill that Congress passed Wednesday “essentially” repeals Obamacare. But does it?