Sexual Military Reform a Problem

This article highlights the fact that reports of military sexual assault have dramatically increased recently and identifies potential reasons for this. Bryan Fischer, the radio show host of Focal Point with Bryan Fischer on American Family Radio, pointed out via social media today that a prediction he made has become true: I read the linked … Read more Sexual Military Reform a Problem

Voice, Exit, Leverage and Competition

This article will describe the fact that governments are tending toward decentralization and give several specific examples of how that might continue. This article will have multiple videos from major speakers on the subject. Voice, exit, leverage and competition Voice and exit refer to the ways people may express dissatisfaction with an organization. People can … Read more Voice, Exit, Leverage and Competition

Two Disruptive New Precedents in Higher Education

This article will cover two new trends in higher education which may disrupt the institution of higher education in the US and elsewhere. I cover education reform, as an institution not only as a public policy, quite often. In one article I specifically mention that MOOCs provide an new model of education with significant benefits … Read more Two Disruptive New Precedents in Higher Education

“Do It Yourself” Libertarianism

This post is about a video interview between Matt Welch of Reason TV and Jeffrey Tucker, the executive editor of Laissez Faire Books. The focus of their discussion is initially about bitcoin, but they go much further than that. Here’s the video. At about 5 minutes, it’s not terribly long. In my opinion most of … Read more “Do It Yourself” Libertarianism

Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

I recently butchered an interview when I was asked, “Do illegal immigrants take American jobs?” My answer, which no doubt confounded my interviewer and left him with the impression that I was intellectually confused, was, “Yes and no, but usually yes.” This article is meant to defend that statement, and perhaps find a way to … Read more Do Illegal Immigrants Take American Jobs?

A Short Recommendation and Defense of Homeschooling

The case for homeschooling is simple: It produces superior results compared to public or even private schooling in virtually every statistically normalized study ever done. Here’s one comprehensive study. It achieves those results for a tiny sliver of the cost. Technology has advanced to the point that anyone can homeschool. Anyone. It encourages personal responsibility … Read more A Short Recommendation and Defense of Homeschooling