A capitalist critique of consumerism
Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, The Week
If we all suddenly and collectively decided to stop buying pointless junk, the economy wouldn’t grind to a halt forever. People would just start working on more interesting, more valuable things.
Mike Rowe: ‘Free’ College Is A Myth That Smears Trade Schools
Bre Payton, The Federalist
In a response to a question from a fan, “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe decried the notion of “free college for all” as a destructive idea that reinforces the stereotype that a trade school education is inferior to a degree from a four-year university.
Re-evaluating Today’s Human Rights Regime
James Kalb, Crisis Magazine
Everybody favors human rights—the US, the EU, the UN, the leaders of the Church, and indeed all respectable public figures. But what are they?
Why Conservatives Need To Re-frame The Welfare Argument
Evan Smith, Opportunity Lives
The tragedy, however, is not that conservatives may be losing a rhetorical war against the Left to win over the votes of America’s poor. No, the real tragedy is that the people who are actually on welfare are suffering because of it.