Spring Break in Caracas

Spring Break in Caracas

Many polls conducted by a variety of sources in recent years purport to show that a majority proportion of American college students who self-identify as Democrats have a more favorable opinion of socialism than capitalism. A Harris Poll released three weeks ago...
More University Corruption

More University Corruption

Last week’s column discussed the highly publicized university corruption scheme wherein wealthy parents bought admission at prestigious universities for their children. That is dishonest and gives an unfair advantage to those young people but won’t destroy...
Capitalism: A Dirty Word For College Students

Capitalism: A Dirty Word For College Students

I just finished teaching another business ethics course. As often in my many years of teaching, students were surprised to learn about the moral code of rational egoism, which was unknown to them before. Many embraced it enthusiastically and commented: “We are all...
The Academy of Thought and Industry: A Better School?

The Academy of Thought and Industry: A Better School?

There must be a better way to keep kids interested in school than drugging them. Today, 1 in 5 school-age boys is diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Many are given drugs that are supposed to help them pay attention. “I was the rowdy kid,...
Black Education: A Glimmer of Hope

Black Education: A Glimmer of Hope

“The most crucial input for a child’s education cannot be provided by schools or politicians.” In reference to efforts to teach black children, the president of the St. Petersburg, Florida, chapter of the NAACP, Maria Scruggs, said: “The (school) district...
Politically Correct Racism

Politically Correct Racism

How appropriate would it be for a major publicly held American company to hire a person with a history of having publicly made the following statements and many others like them? (In the interest of brevity, I shall list only four.) “The world could get by just...

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