The Empire of Progressive Poverty
Daniel Greenfield, The Sultan Knish blog
Every resource crisis gives the Empire another reason to consolidate control of resources in the name of the public good, and then eliminate access to those resources in the name of the planetary good.
Virgil: Forgotten American Founder
Bradley J. Birzer, The Imaginative Conservative
The American Founders were Men of the West. For all intents and purposes, they might as well have been the remnants of Numenor, each capable of wielding Anduril.
The Minimum Wage Struggle: Bootleggers and Baptists
Adam Smith and Bruce Yandle, The Federalist
In recent weeks, minimum wage workers protesting their low-wage status have marched in the streets in more than 100 U.S. cities. For example, workers in Charleston SC blocked a main thoroughfare, insisting they be paid $15/hr and receive union membership.
Conscience and Community: Understanding the Freedom of Religion
Richard Garnett, Religious Freedom Project
“Religion,” said Justice William Douglas in his Wisconsin v. Yoder (1972) opinion, is “an individual experience.” The opinion was a partial dissent, and this statement is partially correct. But, it does not tell the entire story.