Books

The Beautiful Tree by James Tooley

Parents want the best for their children. They realize that one of the keys to escaping poverty is a good education. The best education, they understand, comes from entrepreneurs who offer higher quality to stay in business and prosper. – Max Borders

Alternatives to Public Libraries

America’s past, is replete with examples of voluntary, cooperative associations which provided for the many needs of the citizenry. One of the most striking examples is the evolution of libraries in pre-Civil War America. Even today, alternatives to tax-sup-ported libraries exist.

The Nation’s Top Scientists Lied

“Scott Atlas stated the simple fact that immunity is higher than those with antibodies, whereupon Dr. Fauci criticizes him without contradicting what was actually said. Stating a simple scientific fact is not ‘extraordinarily inappropriate.’ What is going on?”

A Parent’s Guide to Kendi’s Antiracist Baby

Ibram X. Kendi’s antiracism – like racism – is an ideology that manages to indoctrinate and segregate.  Far from healing history’s wounds, Ibram X. Kendi’s “antiracism” sows disharmony. Maybe we should go back to reading liberalism to our children. By liberalism, I mean a cluster of ideas that includes equal freedom, equal treatment under the law, and colorblindness.

Making the U.S. Constitution Fully Consistent with Individual Rights

“A Declaration and Constitution for a Free Society” modifies the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution to make them fully consistent with the protection of individual rights and freedom, using Objectivism—the philosophy of Ayn Rand. It demonstrates why a free society is morally, politically, and economically beneficial to human life.

Book Review: “The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Cure Our Social Ills”

The theme of Jesse Singal’s book, The Quick Fix: Why Fad Psychology Can’t Cure Our Social Ills, is that many psychological theories that have promised a quick fix for various social problems have not lived up to their hype. Singal does a very good expose, although there is more to be said in some cases. I will make brief comments on each chapter.

Three Books on the Covid/Lockdown Catastrophe

“Faucian Bargain: The Most Powerful and Dangerous Bureaucrat in American History” by Steven Deace, “Lockdowns on Trial” by Michael Betrus, and “When Politicians Panicked” by John Tamny.