Economics, Politics & Rights
Banning Evictions Means Violating Property Rights
Maggie Bird June 18, 2021
Banning evictions means banning the property rights of landlords. The government’s proper role in this context is to uphold and enforce contracts, not to arbitrarily violate the rights of one party.
Biographies, History, Politics & Rights
On Juneteenth, Let’s Celebrate the Atlases of Abolition
Jon Hersey June 18, 2021
On Juneteenth, let’s remember the capitalists whose money and moral support made possible the Union victory—and who thereby played a vital role in abolishing slavery in America.
Arts & Culture, Good Living, Politics & Rights
Barbara Corcoran’s Excellent Advice for Women in Business
Joseph Kellard June 9, 2021
In essence, Corcoran holds that women can succeed in the business world if they focus on their goals, strategize and compete to demonstrate their value, and dismiss as non-essential such matters as gender and irrational prejudices.
Announcements, TOS-Con News
Catch a Concert on the Charles River at TOS-Con
Jon Hersey June 9, 2021
If you come to TOS-Con, not only will you hear from such mind-expanding speakers as Cal Newport, Doug McGuff, Timothy Sandefur, and Gloria Alvarez. You’ll also get to see a killer band—Nimbus 9—during our outdoor concert on the hotel’s gorgeous lawns along the Charles River.
Arts & Culture, Good Living, Reviews
Tangled, Directed by Nathan Greno and Byron Howard
Andreea Mincu June 9, 2021
Tangled shows the crucial role of bravery, independence, and self-esteem in overcoming obstacles to achieve one’s values and thus live fully.