I should start by saying I don’t recommend this movie for kids. It is a dark, dark movie and not at all along the...
Alienated America by Timothy Carney is one of my favorite books of 2019.
Deaths of despair are deaths that result from drugs, alcohol, and suicide. It is a number that has grown at alarming rates in the last 20 years.
To commemorate my favorite sports event of the year, March Madness, I have updated this piece from 2016 regarding a reasonable, ethical and profitable approach to the question of pay for college athletes. (I’m picking NC to beat Duke in the finals.)
The establishment of the permitted narrative is the telling of history itself and it tells a lot about our own modern society. The efforts to hide parts of our history are not simply to protect us but to tell a new story and define a new future. It is a strategy that has been used before and it has always led to disastrous results.
The eugenics movement was a belief that fostered racism, discrimination, abortion, and genocide. It was embraced by academics, politicians, and celebrities.
This is part four in the series this week from JB Shreve and the End of History. Unlike those in poverty, when you’re middle class...
Part 3 in my series on the American Caste System looks at what it's like to be poor in America. This begins to explain why we have class conflict.
The experts want us to believe that confusing middle class statistics are for them alone to understand. It's not as difficult as they make it to be.
Increasingly the middle class can be defined less by what a household earns and more by what it no longer has access to. (The American Caste System: Part 2)