by Prof. Patrick Garry: With respect to providing for upward mobility, the most important social mobility function a government can perform may be that of education. But in the field of higher education, the federal government may not be an ally of the young people who most need that education. […]Read more ›
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The problems with the law are well documented; now is time for a solution. by Prof. Patrick Garry: The conservative opposition to Obamacare is well documented, as are the problems with the law and the unpopularity of it. With each passing day, the American public becomes increasingly aware of the […]Read more ›
by Prof. Patrick Garry: The argument used by liberals since the New Deal is that a bigger federal government is a necessary aid to the poor and average American. It is as if government and the private economy represent two, mutually opposed constituencies. The economy serves the rich and powerful, […]Read more ›
by Jeremy Kee: “It is the power of our vote, not the size of our bank account that drives our democracy.” Thus spoke President Obama in his recent State of the Union address. The clear implication is that America is at risk of transitioning into a sort of democratic plutocracy, […]Read more ›
by Jeremy Kee: The popular perception of conservatives today, and one not altogether undeserved, is that of a figure not dissimilar to Scrooge McDuck diving into his private gold-filled vault. There is, however, a curious tension today between “modern conservatives” (more aptly described as neo-liberals) who concern themselves with economics […]Read more ›