Resisting the Fortress of Solitude: What’s Wrong with First Things’ Anxious Anti-Capitalism
Robert T. Miller, Public Discourse
Young people today, especially the ones who are serious about religion and look to the editors of First Things for guidance, must resist the allure of an intellectual Fortress of Solitude where they can sit and feel superior to everyone. Griping about the state of society is a waste of time.
Honest Politicians Won’t Fix Corruption
MoisÉs NaÍm, The Atlantic
Around the world, people are fed up with venal politicians. But they may be looking for the wrong solution.
Should NCAA student athletes be employees, and paid their fair market value?
Alex Ferguson, Quartz
“The NCAA uses the players as billboards for apparel deals and uses their names and likenesses to sell the product, and to sell media-rights deals. The NCAA continues benefiting from this multibillion-dollar business, while the players get only a scholarship, and the only ones exploiting the athletes are the NCAA and the member institutions.”
The year of school choice is ending with a whimper
Nat Malkus, AEI
Trump promised an investment in school choice for poor families – a 529-plan expansion doesn’t cut it.