What Is Optimal Monetary Policy, Anyway?

February 16, 2018 Editor 0

Karl-Friedrich Israel Ever since the important contributions of new classical economists Finn E. Kydland and Edward C. Prescott during the 1970s and 80s, modern macroeconomics seeks optimal rules for monetary policy. Indeed, Milton Friedman had

Gen. Kelly Victim of “Malicious Media”

February 15, 2018 Hank Eckardt 0

60 Plus Association Founder and Chairman James Martin Thursday issued the following statement in response to recent reports regarding White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly: “Having witnessed the steady degradation of journalism since

Why Schools Don’t Invest in Better Security

February 15, 2018 Editor 0

Ryan McMaken Whenever there is a mass shooting in the media, commentators rush to figure out on what to blame the latest violence. Predictably, those who want gun control blame gun control. Others blame mental

Are Progressives More Biased Than Conservatives?

February 13, 2018 Editor 0

Michael Liccione It’s no secret that university faculties these days—at least in the humanities and social sciences—are overwhelmingly “progressive” in outlook. Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, founder of Heterodox Academy, argues that such lack of political

Yes, Tax Cuts Really Are The Reason for Your Raise

February 12, 2018 Editor 0

Nathan Keeble Since Trump’s reduction of the corporate tax to 21%, workers across the country have been rejoicing. Companies like Wal-Mart, Apple, Bank of America, and many more have announced firm wide bonuses and minimum

Is This Week’s Mini-Crash Just the Beginning?

February 9, 2018 Editor 0

Brendan Brown According to the mainstream narratives, a state of inflation alert was the catalyst to the US stock market mini-crash of February 2 and February 5, 2018. This explanation echoes the run-up to the

The FISA Reauthorization Only Boosts Big Brother

February 7, 2018 Editor 0

Brian Saady In a bipartisan manner, Congress recently passed the FISA Reauthorization Act of 2017. On January 19th, President Trump signed this bill into law. The new law extends the controversial Section 702 program that

Why Identity Politics is Toxic for Everybody

February 6, 2018 Editor 0

Michael Liccione Speakers invited to Hillsdale College have been hitting home runs lately. Two talks in particular poignantly diagnose the toxic effects of identity politics: one by University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax, who

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