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The greatest era of capitalist development—the last two centuries—has taken place under the ongoing cultural influence of the philosophy of the Enlightenment.
Higher education in the US is bloated and dysfunctional because federal meddling turned it into a mass entitlement. Turn off the federal spigot and it will rapidly improve.
“In the first three years, it worked well and people were using it. But after three years the batteries were exhausted and it was never repaired.”
While one political group may not benefit from the filibuster on a current issue, they may find it very valuable protection in the future. Senator Warren be warned: You may not like the consequences of your campaign.
—and a Black Market for ‘Unapproved’ European Imports.
The consequences of massively building wind turbines and solar panels, while forcing the closure of fully-operational power plants burning coal, oil and natural gas is dire.
Biden Hints He’s Planning to “Cancel” Student Debt. Why Student Debt Holders Should Be Against the Move
The problem is, “forgiving” debt doesn’t make it go away, it just shifts the burden. These “loans” effectively become grants, and the taxpayers are left footing the bill. This is a classic example of concentrated benefits and dispersed costs.
In spite of all its benefits, capitalism has been furiously attacked and criticized. It is necessary that we understand the origin of this antipathy.
Professor Brian Simpson answers arguments against using Ayn Rand’s philosophy Objectivism as the basis for improving the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.
Economics belongs alongside mathematics, natural science, history, philosophy, and the humanities as an integral part of a liberal education.
By the end of February 2022, average national gasoline prices were 66 percent higher than December 2020, averaging $3.592 a gallon for the month.
Few things are more dangerous to the future of humanity than a failed and humiliated ruling class that still possesses power.
The mere fact that you are living today is proof that capitalism has succeeded, whether or not you consider your own life very valuable.
What makes the science of economics necessary and important is the fact that while human life and well-being depend on the production of wealth, and the production of wealth depends on the division of labor, the division of labor does not exist or function automatically.
The majority already have superior natural immunity.