Alejandro Chafuen in Forbes: The uncertainties of the Brexit debate

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New ‘Religion & Liberty’ focuses on the student loan crisis

The newest issue of Religion & Liberty has been uploaded. You can view it here. This issue of Religion & Liberty focuses on higher education in all its fulness. Two statistics throw the college tuition crisis into stark relief: Since 1978 – the year the federal government offered subsidized loans to all students – the cost of college tuition has risen by 1,375 percent. Continue Reading...

5 facts about the U.S. Constitution

Today is Constitution Day, which is observed every year to remember the Founding Fathers signing the Constitution on September 17, 1787. Here are five facts you need to know about the Constitution: 1. Continue Reading...

Every politician is Andrew Yang

Richard Nixon supposedly once said, “We’re all Keynesians now,” referring to the new accepted regime of monetary policy. Today, we have far bigger problems than our Keynesian Federal Reserve. Any present-day politician could just as well say, “We’re all Andrew Yang now.” Andrew Yang, for those who don’t know, is running for the Democratic nomination for president. Continue Reading...

Only an EU ‘empire’ can secure liberty: EU leader

Is a European-wide empire compatible with liberty? A prominent EU leader recommended transforming the European Union into an “empire” at a UK political party conference this weekend, to sustained applause. “The world order of tomorrow … is a world order based on empires,” said Guy Verhofstadt, a Member of European Parliament (MEP) and the EU’s chief negotiator on Brexit. Continue Reading...

Charles Dickens, poverty, and emotional arguments

Why is it that the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century is so often our go-to mental paradigm for poverty? CapX’s John Ashmore, for instance, recently wrote of those who “feel an argument about poverty is incomplete without claiming we’ve somehow gone back to the 19th century.” Were there no poor people before that? Continue Reading...