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Media and CulturePhilosophyPoverty
To offer a semblance of solidarity with the working class, wealthy leftists have substituted identity politics for class conflict, and attempted to recast economic problems as problems of racism or bigotry.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty
Lockdowns have already pummeled the US labor market, and efforts to increase regulations in the name of "protecting workers" will only make things worse.
The World Economic Forum and its related institutions in combination with a handful of governments and a few high-tech companies want to lead the world into a new era without property or privacy.
As Thanksgiving approaches, we should be thankful to society’s economic benefactors rather than condemning them because of the wrongheaded ideology of egalitarianism.
Price ControlsMonetary PolicyPoverty
Many of the "solutions" peddled by today's experts are more likely to increase wealth inequality than decrease it.
Media and CulturePovertyWorld History
The film Black Panther offered an attractive view of an African nation untouched by slavery or colonialism. Unfortunately, the film offers a rather dubious counterfactual.
Media and CulturePoverty
Vague and generalizing theories about culture and race don't tell us much about the wealth gap between blacks and whites. The answer is more complex.
Government policy encourages single parent household formation while discouraging full-time employment and driving up housing costs.
Thomas Sowell concluded that “A vastly expanded welfare state in the 1960s destroyed the black family, which had survived centuries of slavery and generations of racial oppression.”
Economic FreedomPovertyWorld History
Far from being a tool of "exploitation," industrialization and free trade are proven strategies to bring higher standards of living to the developing world.