Economics & business

My students' U-turn on sharing the wealth

February 14th, 2014|

(’76 Contributor) As part of my research into the intellectual proximity of Ayn Rand’s objectivism and social conservatism, I have spent stimulating time […]

Fracking and the Urban-Rural Conflict

February 14th, 2014|

(’76 Contributor) President Barack Obama has promised to make economic inequality the central issue in congressional elections this year. Similarly, urban-centric activists in Colorado have launched […]

Paradoxical free markets? Not really

February 8th, 2014|

(’76 Contributor) Sometimes I wonder: Could self-denial perversely lead to self-indulgence and thus cause the demise of the free-market system? “What’s all that gobbledegook […]

Prediction: The great unraveling of 2014

January 14th, 2014|

(Centennial Fellow) It is the most daunting task to speak truth to a culture hostile to absolutes. It is equally daunting to make an annual prediction when an abundance of caution is required of us due to the uncertainty of our times. […]