The implicit motive of the “payback concept” is to help you reduce your feelings of guilt for allegedly unearned personal achievement and pride. But why would you feel such guilt?
We are seeing a real-time example of how history is really written. The narrative is more self-serving than we knew. If all the power centers in society get something tremendously wrong, an informal conspiracy of silence develops around it, with the hope of just wiping it from the history books.
They want the whole world to be their own safe space regardless of the victims.
I have argued many times that the federal government should not be in the business of lending money for college (nor for any other reason), but as long as we have student loans, we should limit the losses by requiring that someone other than the students be responsible for their debts. That party should be the college itself.
So, what could we do to improve education? Here are some ideas.
To then accuse capitalism of causing the poverty — while in the very act of eradicating it — is to commit both a historical error and a profound injustice.
Hamilton’s tariffs sought to maximize revenue, not help domestic manufacturing interests.
Ron DeSantis new book The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival explains the backstory to his response and reveals the intense pressures he faced at the time, including the scientific influences that drove his decision-making.
Freedom enables opportunities. School choice creates more freedom for parents and students.
Department of Education’s “improvements” to its student loan program will encourage colleges to increase tuition, creates a strong incentive to borrow as much as possible for college, and reduce the level of effort that students put into their college work.
What is called Black History Month might more accurately be called “the sins of white people” month.
February 2nd is the birthday of Ayn Rand, the author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. Ayn Rand developed and defended Objectivism, a philosophy that advocates “rational selfishness.”
So, what is the 1517 Fund? It is Gibson’s way of finding young people who have ideas and want to put them into effect without the long, expensive detour through college.
It is time to enable parents to have the freedom to choose the school for their children through school choice.
The purpose is to turn children “queer” through an educational process.
That innovative black Americans flourished in late 19th- and early 20th-century America is a little-known part of our Capitalist heritage.
One of the most distinguished intellectuals of his generation, Thomas Sowell’s classical-liberal worldview continues to challenge, inspire, and empower research across the social sciences.
Virginia Postrel’s “The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress” at 25
Dynamists and stasists have radically different visions of how the world works, or should work.
Two neighboring states, Florida and Georgia, show how and how not to deal with the “termite” problem of Leftist education control.
If you want your New Year’s resolutions to be completed, take the steps needed to really commit to it.
As Ayn Rand put it, a value is something you act to gain or keep. A desire without action then is just a wish.
Your life is in your own hands.
It is rare that a book can objectively present the facts and then draw all of the wrong conclusions. Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017, is one such book.
It is time to take the Christ out of Christmas, and turn the holiday into a guiltlessly egoistic, pro-reason, this-worldly, commercial celebration.