“Let Them Eat Whole Foods”: The Appalling Elitism of Dollar Store Bans

Should city governments dictate where you can shop for food? If your neighbors see a need for a store, and happily patronize it, should outsiders shut down that option? These are the battle lines of the emerging movement against dollar stores. Tulsa, Oklahoma, Mesquite, Texas, Dekalb County, Georgia, New Orleans, Louisiana, and other municipalities nationwide … Continue reading “Let Them Eat Whole Foods”: The Appalling Elitism of Dollar Store Bans

Here Are 5 Hysterical Environmentalist Claims in Modern History

Go here to tell Congress to kill the "Green New Deal" --- Peddlers of the Green New Deal know that the only way for their radical agenda to become reality is if Americans buy into the wildest claims of climate extremists. It’s clear that some of the most enthusiastic supporters of this radical agenda are … Continue reading Here Are 5 Hysterical Environmentalist Claims in Modern History

Coronavirus Reminds Us What Education Without Schooling Can Look Like

As the global coronavirus outbreak closes more schools for weeks, and sometimes months—some 300 million children are currently missing class—parents, educators, and policymakers are panicking. Mass compulsory schooling has become such a cornerstone of contemporary culture that we forget it’s a relatively recent social construct. Responding to the pandemic, the United Nations declared that “the … Continue reading Coronavirus Reminds Us What Education Without Schooling Can Look Like

The Unseen Costs of Climate Alarmism Are Paid by the Global Poor

Sign here to tell Congress to kill the "Green New Deal"! ---- Young people are often heralded for their good intentions and their love of social causes. What we’re less experienced with, like all humans, is multiple-stage planning—the kind of forethought it takes to anticipate not just what to do, but the unintended consequences of … Continue reading The Unseen Costs of Climate Alarmism Are Paid by the Global Poor

How Government-Guaranteed Student Loans Killed the American Dream for Millions

In Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell wrote that prices are what tie together the vast network of economic activity among people who are too vastly scattered to know each other. Prices are the regulators of the free market. An object’s value in the free market is not how much it costs to produce, but rather how … Continue reading How Government-Guaranteed Student Loans Killed the American Dream for Millions

The Gospel of Marx? Religious Leaders Call for ‘Redistribution’

Last month, several dozen religious leaders reaffirmed a number of radical economic propositions contained within the 1973 Chicago Declaration of Evangelical Social Concern. “Before God and a billion hungry neighbors, we must rethink our values regarding our present standard of living,” proclaims the document. The document goes on to lament the “materialism of our culture and the maldistribution … Continue reading The Gospel of Marx? Religious Leaders Call for ‘Redistribution’

3 Reasons Kids Are Misbehaving More—and What Parents Can Do About It

A few years ago, I took a summer job working at a local school’s childcare program. I was placed with a group of students grades four through eight. I had a great experience, but I will admit it was not easy. Some of the children had me positively pulling out my hair. I’m not alone … Continue reading 3 Reasons Kids Are Misbehaving More—and What Parents Can Do About It