Economics

Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Is it time that Americans of all ages begin recognizing that the good life doesn’t come to a person without a lot of blood, sweat, and tears?

Is Organic Food Just a Waste of Money?

Is Organic Food Just a Waste of Money?

A new study finds that organics have more nutrients, but...

Meme Cleverly Shows the Common Enemy of the Rich AND Poor

Meme Cleverly Shows the Common Enemy of the Rich AND Poor

Regarding class warfare, there is one important thing most Americans can agree on.

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

Children Should Learn about TANSTAAFL

...and they probably won't learn about it in school.

How Financial Knowledge was Taught in 1889

How Financial Knowledge was Taught in 1889

Try to do these problems without a calculator.... 

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

Should Schools Teach More Financial Literacy?

"Nearly a third of young people… say they are too scared to look at their bank balance."

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

Brave New World: Do you remember this theme?

It's not all sex and soma in Aldous Huxley's dystopia. 

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

Why Aren't Apprenticeships More Popular?

While it’s true that apprenticeships are growing in popularity, there’s still something holding them back from becoming mainstream.

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Fewer Americans Think College is Necessary for a Middle Class Life

Could apprenticeship interest be driving this trend?

What is Socialism?

What is Socialism?

It seems a lot of people actually don’t know. 

5 Habits That Propelled Rockefeller to Fame and Fortune
Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

Harvard Professor: Discrimination Not the Cause of ‘Gender Pay Gap’

More evidence that men and women are naturally different?

15 Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in 'Stuff'

15 Stats That Show Americans Are Drowning in 'Stuff'

Do Americans simply have too many possessions?

Another Lesson from Rome: Taxation, Bureaucracy, and the Rich vs. Poor

Another Lesson from Rome: Taxation, Bureaucracy, and the Rich vs. Poor

Despite Emperor Diocletian's reforms, problems persisted that lead to further decline.

Tech Exec: Digital Companies Need Liberal Arts Majors

Tech Exec: Digital Companies Need Liberal Arts Majors

"What can't be replaced in any organization imaginable in the future is precisely what seems overlooked today: liberal arts skills."

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

More Companies Recognizing That College Degrees are Unnecessary

Is it time to recognize that a college degree does not necessarily guarantee a good employee?

So, all government is an example of socialism?

So, all government is an example of socialism?

You can't have your cake and eat it too. 

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

What do the yellow-ish countries have in common?

Transparency Institute released its international Corruption Perceptions Index.

Is there a 'positive right' to happiness?

Is there a 'positive right' to happiness?

If so, who or what will provide it? And is that fair or even possible? 

The Perfect Video when the Markets go to Hell

The Perfect Video when the Markets go to Hell

It’s not like most Americans have any savings…

Are America's Best Days Behind Us?

Are America's Best Days Behind Us?

American growth, prosperity, and innovation are significantly slowing down.

Keynes in 1930: Americans Will Have 15-Hour Work Week by 2030 (Ha!)
A source of our anxiety?

A source of our anxiety?

Spending, spending, spending. Debt, debt, debt. 

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Obamacare Spurring a Return to Health Care Co-ops

Are they spurring a return to community care and concern in addition to lowering costs?
 

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Mass communication promotes mass conformity

Being aware of what's happening is the first step to regaining our intellectual independence.

Learning from Lynyrd

Learning from Lynyrd

Time to be a simple man? 

The Superman Pathology

The Superman Pathology

Some think too highly of themselves.

Poll: Most Americans Think “Big Government” is the Biggest Threat

Poll: Most Americans Think “Big Government” is the Biggest Threat

In America’s divided political environment, we usually hear that Republicans are for big business while Democrats are for big government. 

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