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Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute August 29, 2016   Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?   Americans have more disposable income than nearly every other country on earth. The few exceptions include a handful of northern Western European states and some small city states like Monaco. Even when accounting for government […]

Why Do Americans Have Such High Incomes and So Little Savings?

What Can Discrimination Explain?

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com July 28, 2016   What Can Discrimination Explain?   A guiding principle for physicians is primum non nocere, the Latin expression for “first, do no harm.” In order not to do harm, whether it’s with medicine or with public policy, the first order of business is accurate diagnostics. Racial discrimination […]

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The Unique Evil of the Left

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com July 5, 2016   Is it too much to say that since the French Revolution, the left has been the source of virtually all political evils, and continues to be so in our day? There can be no doubt that great cruelty and violence can be and have been […]


What Happened to the Revolution?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 10, 2016 What Happened to the Revolution?   In a recent interview I was asked why Bernie Sanders, a self-described “democratic socialist” had seemingly attracted so much support among young people. In fact polls suggest Sanders is the most popular candidate among people aged 18-29, and 51 percent […]

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Don’t Confuse the Cost of College with the Cost of an Education

Don’t Confuse the Cost of College with the Cost of an Education

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org April 7, 2016   Don’t Confuse the Cost of College with the Cost of an Education   For years, those who face the costs of educating themselves or their children hear a nearly incessant drum beat of how expensive a college education is, and how much debt they’ll likely be taking on. On […]


Campus Lunacy

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com March 30, 2016   Campus Lunacy   The American Council of Trustees and Alumni publishes occasional reports on what college students know. Nearly 10 percent of the college graduates surveyed thought Judith Sheindlin, TV’s “Judge Judy,” is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Less than 20 percent of the […]

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Fairly Used: Why Schools Need To Teach Kids The Whole Truth About Copyright

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist February 29, 2016   Fairly Used: Why Schools Need To Teach Kids The Whole Truth About Copyright     Today’s teenagers live in a time where technology gives them the tools to create, share, and publish just about anything they can conceive, and enables and encourages them to use and […]

Fairly Used: Why Schools Need To Teach Kids The Whole Truth About Copyright

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College President Tells Students to ‘Grow Up’ Because Campus Not Meant to Be ‘Safe Space’

By Natalie Johnson The Daily Signal December 2, 2015   College President Tells Students to ‘Grow Up’ Because Campus Not Meant to Be ‘Safe Space’     As debate heats up over “safe spaces” at campuses across the United States, one college president is standing up to students who claim they’re victims when their opinions are challenged. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma […]


How Much Learning Can Occur in Safe Spaces?

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education November 25, 2015   How Much Learning Can Occur in Safe Spaces? Real Education Can Be Risky       At Oxford, a debate about whether “abortion culture harms us all” was canceled due to student protest. A performance of The Vagina Monologues met with the same fate […]

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White “Privilege” Has Nothing on State Privilege

By Tho Bishop Mises.org November 20, 2015   White “Privilege” Has Nothing on State Privilege   Cultural Marxism enjoyed a victory last week when University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe resigned after members of the Missouri Tigers football team joined a student movement calling for his resignation. While I fully support the rights of these players […]


Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education November 4, 2015   Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam A Monopoly School System Can’t Be Evenhanded   How big is the distinction between education and indoctrination? Not terribly, if you ask some Tennessee lawmakers. They are pushing to remove any mention of religion from Tennessee’s […]

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