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.
No one should have to get a license or undergo an exam to qualify for access to a simple consumer product.
Is wealth inequality bad? Here are three important questions to ask.
Many people today argue that Jesus was history's first Marxist.
When a social order favors the development of families and communities, corresponding business models also appear.
It wasn’t that long ago that the left praised socialist Venezuela as a model country, a good comparison to the mean, ruthless system of the United States. What happened?
Since it was introduced in 1968, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to 79 individuals for their contributions to different branches of economics. Yet not all of them were economists by training.
We know this assessment isn’t what millions of suffering Venezuelans will want to hear, but Maduro may hold on to power for quite some time.
No one would deny that the American healthcare system desperately needs reform, but is a single-payer system like Britain's the way to go?