PowerLinks 03.28.19

Why Do You Need a License To Blow Dry Hair? Arizona Gov. Ducey Fights the ‘Bullies’ in His State Alexis Garcia, Reason When “somebody packs up that moving van in Chicago, Illinois, they don’t lose their skills on the way to the state of Arizona,” says Gov. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.27.19

Millennials Are Not Embracing Socialism Because They’re Poor, But Because They’re Rich Noah Diekemper, The Federalist The discomfort, embarrassment, and guilt of living well in a cruel world plagues young Americans who have no framework for understanding cosmic inequalities. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.26.19

Hagia Sophia might be reverted to a mosque, Erdoğan says Daily Sabah President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday voiced the possibility of reverting the Hagia Sophia, which has been used as a museum since 1935 and is considered one of the world’s wonders, to a mosque. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.25.19

Free Markets Are Moral, Not the ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ Steven Greenhut, Reason A system that lets us make our own decisions about our own lives is more moral than one that transfers them to powerful strangers. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.22.19

Evangelicals and Muslims see similarities in faiths and favor closer ties, survey says Aysha Khan, Religion News Service The survey also revealed that Muslims and evangelicals share many religious and political values. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.21.19

What has capitalism ever done for us? Ben Ramanauskas, CapX Less disease, more education and fewer wars – the clear benefits of global capitalism When Loving your Neighbor Means Fighting Injustice and Poor Land Stewardship Nadia Whitehead, Christianity Today In Alabama’s Black Belt—once cleared for cotton plantations—rural black communities are now at risk for hookworm. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.20.19

Americans Are Still Confused About What Socialism Actually Is Steven Greenhut, Reason Soviet revolutionary Vladimir Lenin used the motto, “Land to the peasants, peace to the nations, bread to the starving.” Sounds good, right? Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.19.19

American Colonists Had a Modern Monetary Theory of Their Own Stephen Mihm, Bloomberg Opinion They didn’t realize it at the time, but this group of dour Puritans had effectively invented a crude forerunner of MMT, though they would have probably called it PMT (Puritan Monetary Theory). Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.15.19

The woke corporation: how campus madness entered the workplace Toby Young, The Spectator Governments have always been vulnerable to forms of political craziness. What’s new is the behaviour of big business. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 03.14.19

Why “Free College” Will Do Little to Help Poorer Americans Richard Vedder, FEE A large portion of the beneficiaries of free college will be relatively affluent middle-class individuals. First Study on School Choice and Crime Reduction Holds Good News for Low-Income, Urban Students Joshua Nelson, The Daily Signal A first-of-its-kind paper on private school vouchers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, looks beyond student test scores and focuses on the impact the school choice vehicle has on crime reduction. Continue Reading...