Norman Borlaug: The American Who Fed The World
Jarrett Skorup, AFF Doublethink Online
Called “arguably the greatest American in the 20th century,” during his 95 years, Norman Borlaug probably saved more lives than any other person.
Marvin Olasky, World
Free enterprise is fair, says economist Arthur Brooks, and arguments for it should emphasize its morality
Why Men Drop Out of the Labor Force
Catherine Rampell, New York Times
The most frequent reason given by men 25 to 54 for leaving the labor force over the last 15 years was illness or disability. For women, a majority left to become household caregivers.
Political Economy for Embodied Souls
John Attarian, The Imaginative Conservative
Are we embodied souls created by a transcendent God, whose purpose it is to struggle upward toward Heaven? Or are we creatures of matter, rational animals, pleasure-seeking and pain-shunning, with utility maximization as our life’s goal? Kirk affirmed the former; economic utopians of Left and Right, the latter.