What You Can Learn On a Long Walk to American Girl

– November 29, 2021

“Shopping malls offer economic truths beyond their just being shopping locales. They’re in reality economic ecosystems that explain how economies work well outside their walls. A long walk to American Girl vivifies this truth with ease.” ~ John Tamny

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Economics and the Picture Show, Part Two

– November 28, 2021

“Casablanca is a political econo-drama trading in the existential currency of life, death, and love couched in the aesthetic aspirations of art.” ~ Robert Edward Gordon

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How Hayek Can Transform Our Ingratitude into Gratitude

– November 25, 2021

“Understanding Hayek transforms our thinking into a rich appreciation of how individuals cooperate and bring forth the miracles of the modern economy. With the opening of eyes long closed, our ingratitude becomes gratitude.” ~ Barry Brownstein

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A Series of Miracles

– November 25, 2021

“Take a cue from Lincoln and appreciate the blessings that we do enjoy rather than pining for things we don’t. Take a cue from the best America has produced and say a prayer of thanks. Happy Thanksgiving.” ~ James R. Harrigan

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The Fire and the Dream

– November 24, 2021

“The Fire Is Upon Us goes deeply into Buckley’s and Baldwin’s longstanding positions on civil rights and race, thus acquainting us better with the full dimensions of the issue—probably the most consequential one of the whole brimming decade.” ~ David B. Frisk

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Hugh Hefner and William F. Buckley Jr.: Two Very Different Legacies

– November 24, 2021

“Young people intent on changing the world can take solace—and find some instruction—in the stories of two men who were still in their twenties when they made their names in the mid-twentieth century.” ~ James R. Harrigan

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Time for a New University?

– November 19, 2021

“The foreseeable ranting and naysaying among journalists and scribblers isn’t an impediment to UATX. The chief challenge for UATX, in fact, will be recruiting students.” ~ Allen Mendenhall

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The Horrors Of A Noninflationary Thanksgiving

– November 18, 2021

“Thanksgiving is arriving against a backdrop of worry and complaints, as CPI inflation is up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. Monetary policy alchemists are forcing Americans to reconsider long-held traditions this year.” ~ Peter C. Earle

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Dopesick Resurrects an Opioid Narrative That Is ‘Neat, Plausible, and Wrong’

– November 9, 2021

“Just when those responsible for our misguided opioid policy may be coming to this realization and reevaluating their approach, Hulu releases a miniseries aimed at stirring the passions that might breathe new life into the false and failing narrative.” ~ Jeffrey A. Singer

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A Clear and Nuanced View on Generational Conflict

– October 29, 2021

“Duffy is the first to admit that there are differences between the generations, but upon closer scrutiny many of them fall apart. Many stereotypes of our generations require both nuance and honest qualifications.” ~ Joakim Book

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The Surprising Social Signals of Halloween

– October 29, 2021

“When those goblins and ghouls come knocking at your door on October 31st, cherish that you are part of a community that values sacrifice, graciousness, and cooperation.” ~ Anthony Gill & Michael Thomas

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The Hume-Rousseau Affair

– October 19, 2021

“The blow-up between two of Europe’s most illustrious intellectuals was an affaire célèbre throughout Europe at the time. The two protagonists could not have disagreed more in their moral and political tendencies and influence.” ~ Daniel B. Klein

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