education


Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

By Brittany Hunter Foundation for Economic Education February 11, 2017   Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State     Raising children is no walk in the park, but it’s even more difficult when the state dictates what you can and cannot do with your own family. Kiarre Harris is a devoted single mother, trying […]

Entire Homeschooling Family Kidnapped by the State

Why Those Student Loans Aren't Getting Paid Off

Why Those Student Loans Aren’t Getting Paid Off

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute February 3, 2017   Why Those Student Loans Aren’t Getting Paid Off   Last month, the US Department of Education admitted that a much larger number of students are defaulting on student loans than previously reported. According to the Wall Street Journal: [T]the Education Department released a memo saying that it […]


Universities Cave to Snowflakes

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com January 26, 2017   Universities Cave to Snowflakes One wonders just how far spineless college administrators will go when it comes to caving in to the demands of campus snowflakes. For those unfamiliar with the term “snowflakes,” it is increasingly being used to characterize college students easily traumatized by criticism […]

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The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education

The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education

By Matthew McCaffrey Mises Institute December 29, 2016   The Political Left’s Shmoo Theory of Education   “Uneducated” is the favorite insult and excuse of the political left. In the past year alone, for example, a lack of education among voters has been used to explain each of the left’s electoral failures, as well as to […]


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Education System Broken: Let’s Try ‘Ed-Exit’

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 21, 2016   Education System Broken: Let’s Try ‘Ed-Exit’   Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recently signed an executive order forbidding Maryland public schools from beginning classes before Labor Day. Governor Hogan’s executive order benefits businesses in Maryland’s coastal areas that lose school-aged summer employees and business from Maryland […]


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Corrupt Academics and the Media

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com September 8, 2016   Corrupt Academics and the Media   Some are puzzled by the dishonesty, lack of character and sheer stupidity of many people in the media. But seeing as most of them are college graduates, they don’t bear the full blame. They are taught by dishonest and irresponsible […]


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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